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Monthly Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emissions: Mass of Emissions Gridded by One Degree Latitude by One Degree Longitude

dataV2011 Data   image V2011 Documentation

dataV2010 Data   image V2010 Documentation

dataV2009 Data   image V2009 Documentation

Note: Versions V2010 and V2009 were the versions used in the IPCC WGI AR5.

Contributors

R.J. Andres, T.A. Boden, and G. Marland

DOI

DOI: 10.3334/CDIAC/ffe.MonthlyMass.2011

The monthly, fossil-fuel CO2 emissions estimates from 1950-2008 provided in this database are derived from time series of global, regional, and national fossil-fuel CO2 emissions (Boden et al. 2011), the references therein, and the methodology described in Andres et al. (2011). The data accessible here take these tabular, national, mass-emissions data and distribute them spatially on a one degree latitude by one degree longitude grid. The within-country spatial distribution is achieved through a fixed population distribution as reported in Andres et al. (1996). Note that the mass-emissions data used here are based on fossil-fuel consumption estimates as these are more representative of within country emissions than fossil-fuel production estimates (see http://cdiac.ess-dive.lbl.gov/faq.html#Q10 for a description why emission totals based upon consumption differ from those based upon production).