Recalculations - Mercury

Last updated on 04 Mar 2019 10:41 (cf. Authors)

Revision of Mercury emissions over time

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There have been no recalculations within the National Total reported for 1990 for mercury emissions.

Table 1: Changes of emission estimates for 1990
Submission 2018 Submission 2019 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [t] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 35.53 35.53 0.00 0.00%
NFR 1 - Energy 26.45 26.45 0.00 0.00%
NFR 2 - IPPU 9.03 9.03 0.00 0.00%
NFR 3 - Agriculture NA, NO
NFR 5 - Waste 0.05 0.05 0.00 0.00%
NFR 6 - Other NA

The changes in the National Total reported for 2016 (-0.136 t | -1.39 %) are dominated by a revision in NFR 2.B.10.a (-0.171 t).

< In addition, several more or less significant revisions occur throughout NFRs 1, 2 and 5.

Table 2: Changes of emission estimates for 2016
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Submission 2018 Submission 2019 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [t] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 9.775 9.639 -0.136 -1.39% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 7.529 7.570 0.041 0.54% sub-category chapters
1.A.1.a 5.941 5.962 0.020 0.34% 1.A.1.a - Public electricity and heat production
1.A.1.b 0.245 0.284 0.040 16.28% 1.A.1.b - Petroleum refining
1.A.1.c 0.123 0.124 0.001 1.00% 1.A.1.c - Manufacture of solid fuels and other energy industries
1.A.2.a 0.0012 0.0013 0.0001 11.17% 1.A.2.a - Stationary combustion in manufacturing industries and construction: Iron and Steel
1.A.2.g vii 0.0061 0.0062 0.0001 1.41% 1.A.2.g vii - Mobile Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction
1.A.2.g viii 0.3397 0.3665 0.0268 7.88% 1.A.2.g viii - Stationary Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction: Other
1.A.3.b i 0.22443 0.22526 0.001 0.37% 1.A.3.b i - Road Transport: Passenger Cars
1.A.3.b ii 0.01329 0.01331 0.00002 0.14% 1.A.3.b ii - Road Transport: Light duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iii 0.0877 0.0877 0.0001 0.07% 1.A.3.b iii - Road Transport: Heavy duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iv 0.00390 0.00388 -0.00002 -0.57% 1.A.3.b iv - Road Transport: Mopeds & Motorcycles
1.A.3.b vi 0.11026 0.11027 0.00001 0.01% 1.A.3.b vi - Road Transport: Tyre and Brake Wear
1.A.3.c 0.0037 0.0038 0.0002 5.34% 1.A.3.c - Railways
1.A.3.d ii 0.0128 0.0124 -0.0003 -2.57% 1.A.3.d ii - National Navigation
1.A.4.a i 0.040 0.024 -0.016 -39.15% 1.A.4.a i - Households: Stationary
1.A.4.a ii 0.000911 0.000936 0.000025 2.73% 1.A.4.a ii - Commercial & Institutional: Mobile
1.A.4.b i 0.356 0.325 -0.031 -8.67% 1.A.4.b i - GHD: Stationary
1.A.4.b ii 0.000895 0.000877 -0.000018 -1.97% 1.A.4.b ii - Households: Mobile
1.A.4.c i 0.0086 0.0064 -0.0023 -26.51% 1.A.4.c i - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Stationary
1.A.4.c ii 0.0075 0.0077 0.0002 2.22% 1.A.4.c ii - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Mobile
1.A.4.c iii 0.000786 0.000781 -0.000005 -0.63% 1.A.4.c iii - National Fishery
1.A.5.a 0.0005808 0.0005809 0.0000002 0.03% 1.A.5.a - Other: Military. Stationary
1.A.5.b 0.00096 0.00096 -0.00001 -0.72% 1.A.5.b - Other: Military. Mobile
NFR 2 - IPPU 2.16 1.98 -0.171 -7.95% sub-category chapters
2.A.2 0.0189 0.0186 -0.0004 -1.96% 2.A.2 Lime Production
2.B.10.a 0.346 0.175 -0.171 -49.42% 2.B.10.a - Chemical Industry: Other
NFR 3 - Agriculture NA, NO
NFR 5 - Waste 0.090 0.084 -0.006 -6.21% sub-category chapters
5.C.1.b v 0.06 0.05 -0.005 -9.64% 5.C.1.b v - Cremation
5.C.2 NO NE 5.C.2 Bonfires etc.
5.E 0.0331 0.0330 -0.0001 -0.34% 5.E - building and car fires
NFR 6 - Other NA
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