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Development of the ammonia emission inventory in Finland : revised model for agriculture

Grönroos, Juha; Mattila, Pasi; Regina, Kristiina; Nousiainen, Jouni; Perälä, Paula; Saarinen, Kristina and Mikkola-Pusa, Johanna (2009) Development of the ammonia emission inventory in Finland : revised model for agriculture. Finnish Environment Institute.

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Ammonia emissions in Finland have remained static in recent years and no big changes can be expected in the future as long as there are no drastic alterations in animal production.
Similar to ammonia, the emissisons of nitrous oxide depend on the extent of agricultural production. For nitrous oxide the use of mineral fertilizer nitrogen is crucial, because it is the main source of the emissions.
The ammonia emission factors obtained with the revised model are compared with emission factors from some other sources.

EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:ammonia emission, inventory, agriculture
Subjects: Environmental aspects > Air and water emissions
Research affiliation: Finland
Related Links:http://www.environment.fi
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:16399
Deposited On:13 Oct 2009 07:29
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:41
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
Additional Publishing Information:The Finnish Environment 8/2009

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