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1 Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines including Software for the Workbook UNFCCC Workshop on the Preparation of National Communications from non-Annex I Parties April 26-30, 2004, Manila Kiyoto Tanabe Programme Officer, IPCC-NGGIP-TSU

2 IPCC NGGIP  IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) NGGIP (National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Programme) to develop and refine an internationally-agreed methodology and software for the calculation and reporting of national GHG emissions and removals; and to encourage the widespread use of this methodology by countries participating in the IPCC and by signatories of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

3 Currently available Reports & Tools for National GHG Inventories IPCC Guidelines for National GHG Inventories Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines for National GHG Inventories & Software for the Workbook Good Practice Guidance and Uncertainty Management in National GHG Inventories (GPG2000) 1995: 1997: 2000: Database on GHG Emission Factors (EFDB)2002: Reports on Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry  Good Practice Guidance for LULUCF, etc. 2003: About to start 2006:Revision of the Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines (2006 IPCC Guidelines)

4 Revised IPCC 1996 Guidelines  Approach: Annual emissions and removals By sector By gas Tiered approach National methods and emission factors can/should be used within the common reporting framework

5 Structure  Volume I Reporting Instructions Introduction, general instructions, reporting tables, uncertainty management and glossary  Volume II Workbook step-by-step instructions how to estimate the emissions Default values IPCC Software – a supplement to the Workbook  Volume III Reference Manual Scientific background, understanding of the methodologies, references

6 Sectors  Energy  Industrial Processes  Solvent and Other Product Use  Agriculture  Land-Use Change and Forestry  Waste

7 Gases  Carbon dioxide (CO 2 )  Methane (CH 4 )  Nitrous Oxide  Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), Perfluorocarbons (PFCs) and SF 6  Ozone and aerosol precursors (CO, NMVOCs, NO x and SO 2 )

8 What is the IPCC Software?  A tool to help users (inventory compilers) prepare national GHG inventories based on the Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines  It contains: Worksheets from the Workbook (Vol.2)  Formulas are built in.  Facilitate calculation of GHG emissions/removals Reporting tables from the Reporting Instructions (Vol.1)  Linkages between relevant cells are built in.  Facilitate reporting in accordance with the Guidelines.

9 Users  For those who do not have a national inventory available already and are not experienced in producing such inventories  The software will be quite useful.  Even for those who have their national inventories based on their own methodology  The software will be still a valuable tool for self- verification and/or for formatting the summary reporting tables.  Note: There is no tool for transferring data automatically to this software.

10 Attention  When running the software, the users should read: Software Manual (available in English, Spanish, French, Russian) Workbook of the Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines  The software should be used with the commercial spreadsheet application Excel, version 5 or a later version.

11 How to obtain and install  It is recommended to download the software and its manual through the internet from the IPCC-NGGIP website: Guidance on how to install is given on the website.  It is also available in the form of CDROM, or in the form of Floppy Disks.

12 How to start  Double-click the IPCC Software icon.  Enable “macros”.  Specify the year of inventory by: selecting a year from the drop-down list; or type in a new year (4 digits)  Specify the template by: selecting a year that you want to use as a starting point; or selecting “Blank sheets”  Then, “Overview.xls” will come up. Type in your contact information etc., and proceed to the next step.

13 Completing your inventory  Clicking “Sectors” at the top of the screen, and select the sector you will work with. Then, a new file for that sector will be opened. Energy (Module1.xls) Industrial Processes (Module2.xls) Agriculture (Module4.xls) Land -Use Change and Forestry (Module5.xls) Waste (Module6.xls)  Solvents and Other Product Use sector is not included in this software, because there is no Workbook methodology for this sector.

14 Energy sector module  Contains the following worksheets. WS1-1: CO 2 from Energy Sources (Ref approach) WS1-2: CO 2 from Fuel Combustion by Source Categories (Tier 1) WS1-3: Non-CO 2 from Fuel Combustion by Source Categories (Tier 1) WS1-4: SO 2 emissions from Fuel Combustion by Source Categories (Tier 1) WS1-5: Emissions from Aircraft (Tier 2) WS1-6: Methane Emissions from Coal Mining and Handling WS1-7: Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Activities (Tier 1) WS1-8: Ozone Precursors and SO 2 from Refining

15 Industrial Processes sector module  Contains the following worksheets. WS2-1: Cement Production WS2-2: Production of Lime WS2-3: Limestone and Dolomite Use WS2-4: Soda Ash Production and Use WS2-5: Production and Use of Miscellaneous Mineral Products WS2-6: Ammonia Production WS2-7: Nitric Acid Production WS2-8: Adipic Acid Production WS2-9: Carbide Production WS2-10: Production of Other Chemicals

16 Industrial Processes sector module  Contains the following worksheets. WS2-11: Metal Production WS2-12: Pulp and Paper Industries WS2-13: Food and Drink WS2-14: Production of Halocarbons and Sulphur Hexafluoride WS2-15: Consumption of Halocarbons and Sulphur Hexafluoride

17 Agriculture sector module  Contains the following worksheets. WS4-1: Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Domestic Livestock: Enteric Fermentation and Manure Management WS4-2: Methane Emissions from Flooded Rice Fields WS4-3: Prescribed Burning of Savannas WS4-4: Field Burning of Agricultural Residues WS4-5: Agricultural Soils

18 LUCF sector module  Contains the following worksheets. WS5-1: Changes in Forest and Other Woody Biomass Stocks WS5-2: Forest and Grassland Conversion - CO 2 from Biomass WS5-3: On-site Burning of Forests - Non-CO 2 Trace Gases from Biomass Burning WS5-4: Abandonment of Managed Lands WS5-5: CO 2 Emissions and Removals from Soil  This module contains a slight modification of the methodology. WS5-5 has been extended so that many different land-use management systems can be included in the calculation.

19 Waste sector module  Contains the following worksheets. WS6-1: Methane Emissions from Solid Waste Disposal Sites WS6-2: Methane Emissions from Domestic and Commercial Wastewater and Sludge Treatment WS6-3: Methane Emissions from Industrial Wastewater and Sludge Handling WS6-4: Indirect Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Human Sewage

20 Completion - Summary Tables  While you are completing the sector worksheets, the sectoral and summary tables in Overview.xls will be filled automatically. Long Summary: Table 7A of the Reporting Instructions Short Summary: Table 7B of the Reporting Instructions Uncertainty: Table 8A of the Reporting Instructions (This table should be filled manually.)


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