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Global Anthropogenic Emission Inventory for Methane (CH4) from EDGAR/RIVM and the Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA), IGBP/IGAC

Abstract: This data set contains global 1990 and 1995 methane (CH4) emissions inventory
from anthropogenic sources. Sources of methane considered include:
industry, power generation, transportation, coal production, oil and
gas production, agriculture, agricultural waste, biomass burning, and
waste treatment.

EDGAR 2.0 provided global annual emissions for 1990 of CH4 ... View entire text
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Description: GEIA Home Page

Description: Access to anthropogenic methane emissions inventory data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Olivier, J.G.J., Bouwman, A.F., Berdowski, J.J.M., Veldt, C., Bloos, J.P.J., Visschedijk, A.J.H., Van der Maas, C.W.M. and P.Y.J. Zandveld
Dataset Title: EDGAR 3.2 - Direct Greenhouse Gases: Methane Emissions Inventory
Dataset Series Name: EDGAR 3: Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research
Dataset Release Date: 1999-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Netherlands
Dataset Publisher: RIVM
Version: EDGAR V3.2
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-12-31

Start Date: 1995-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Use Constraints EDGAR data as provided on the web site and through anonymous FTP may be freely
used, provided that you acknowledge (a) the estimated uncertainties as
summarised in the uncertainty tables in the Uncertainty section of the
documentation, (b) the caveats as summarised in the Caveat section of the
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Data Center
Global Emissions Inventory Activity, International Global Atmospheric Chemistry, International Geosphere-Biosphere Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 303-442-6866
Fax: 303-442-6958
Email: Paulette at
Contact Address:
GEIA Center
Panorama Pathways
2385 Panorama Avenue
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80304
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: ftp
Fees: none
Phone: 31-30-743035
Fax: 31-30-293651
Email: Jos.Olivier at
Contact Address:
Laboratory for Waste Materials and Emissions
National Inst. of Public Health and the Environmental
Protection (RIVM)
Box 1, NL-3720 BA
City: Bilthoven
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-07-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-26