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Time series - Annex I
GHG profiles for Parties
Detailed data by Party
Comparisons by gas
Comparisons by category
Flexible queries
Flexible queries (page 2)
Flexible queries (page 3)
User-defined indicators
Compilation and accounting data
Compilation and accounting data (page 2)
Compilation and accounting data (page 3)
Global map - Annex I

Compilation and accounting data - page 3

The definitions of the different fields used in this module are as follows:

  1. Party: List of Annex I Parties that are also Parties to the Kyoto Protocol with commitments inscribed in Annex B to the Kyoto Protocol (Annex B Parties), as well as major groups such as Annex B, Annex B EIT, and Annex B non-EIT. The list is arranged in two categories -- Groups; and Annex B Parties; the individual Parties are in alphabetical order.

  2. Year: This list is context-dependent. When Accounting parameters is selected as the category, the selection available under the year is “Initial parameters”, which is intended to indicate that data were fixed in the initial review report and remains the same for the entire commitment period. When the Total GHG emissions from Annex A sources is selected as the category, the list contains the five years of the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, from 2008 to 2012 and, in addition, “Cumulative”. For the category LULUCF activities, when the type of value selected is Net emissions/removals, the list contains Base year (KP), the five years of the first commitment period, and “cumulative”; when type of value is Accounting quantity, the year available is the period of the years in the first commitment period covered in the latest submission (i.e. in 2013, the year displayed is 2008-2011). When the Holding of the Kyoto Protocol units is selected as the category, the field contains “beginning of the year” and “end of the year”, where the year referred to is the year prior to the submission year (i.e. in 2011, the year referred to is 2010).

  3. Category: The Compilation and Accounting Data module is classified into four categories which include the following:

    • Accounting parameters
    • Total GHG emissions from Annex A sources
    • LULUCF activtities (Article 3.3 and 3.4)
    • Holdings of Kyoto Protocol units

    Each category is further subdivided into subcategories.

  4. Classification: The list contains “Total for category” and “No classification” and is context-dependent to the category or sub-category selected. When Total GHG emissions from Annex A sources or LULUCF activities category/sub-category or any of the subcategories under Holdings of Kyoto Protocol units is selected, then only "Total for category" is available in the Classification list. When a sub-category under Accounting parameters is selected, only “No classification” is available.

  5. Type of value: The options provided in the list is dependent on the category/sub-category and classification selected. For example, “emissions” is shown for category Total GHG emissions from Annex A sources, and "net emissions/removals" or “accounting quantity” for LULUCF activities category. For the sub-categories under the Holdings of Kyoto Protocol units, type of value refers to the different Kyoto Protocol units as follows:

    • AAUs - assigned amount units
    • ERUs - emissions reduction units
    • CERs - certified emission reductions
    • RMUs - removal units
    • tCERs - temporary certified emission reductions
    • lCERs - long-term certified emission reductions
    • Total - sum of all units in each type of account

  6. Gas: List for the selection of GHGs and contains the following:

    • Aggregate GHGs - sum of CO2, CH4, N2O, HFCs, PFCs and SF6
    • CO2
    • CH4
    • N2O
    • HFCs
    • PFCs
    • SF6

    The complete list is displayed only when the category "Total GHG emissions for Annex A sources" is selected, otherwise only "Aggregate GHGs" or "No Gas" is displayed.

  7. Unit: This dropdown list contains units of the measurement of the accounting parameters, GHG emissions, net emissions/removals and accounting quantity from LULUCF activities, and Kyoto Protocol units such as:

    • t CO2 equivalent
    • Gg CO2 equivalent
    • Mg CO2 equivalent
    • Tg CO2 equivalent
    • Pg CO2 equivalent