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Characterization of nitrous oxide emission sources

Characterization of nitrous oxide emission sources

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nitrous oxide,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Measurement

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rebecca L. Peer, Eric P. Epner, and Richard S. Billings
    ContributionsEpner, Eric P, Billings, Richard S, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13566595M
    OCLC/WorldCa34461665

    This carbon sink offset is about 12 percent of total emissions in and is discussed in more detail in the Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry section. But the largest source of nitrous oxide is agriculture, particularly fertilized soil and animal waste, and that makes it harder to rein in. Global Warming Potential year : 1 Carbon dioxide CO2 is the primary greenhouse gas emitted through human activities. As the Arctic warms at roughly twice the rate of the rest of the world, permafrost is beginning to thaw, and as it does, the ancient materials are exposed to oxygen, which causes them to release gases that are further contributing to warming.

    This region is under the influence of the Asian monsoon climate system, and there is a clear gradient in precipitation from wet coastal areas to dry inland areas. For example, cultivation of legume species with symbiotic N fixers was not explicitly included. Given the large contribution these two gases make to total greenhouse emissions, it is important to chart their emission levels accurately. The large decline in nitrous oxide emissions from industrial processes since Figure 25 is a result of the installation of emissions control technology at three of the four adipic acid plants operating in the United States before and the closing in of the only U. Estimates of nitrous oxide emissions from domestic wastewater treatment are directly related to population size and per-capita intake of protein. The total emission map Fig.

    The two industrial sources of nitrous oxide emissions are production of adipic acid and production of nitric acid. There are three companies operating U. The largest source is agriculture 73 percentand the majority of agricultural emissions result from nitrogen fertilization of agricultural soils 87 percent of the agriculture total and management of animal waste 13 percent. Agriculture isn't the only culprit, though. Both are ways to reduce energy CO2 emissions through conservation. This project seeks to determine the effectiveness of various mitigation options for N2O emissions from grass and spring barley production in Ireland.


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While CO2 emissions come from a variety of natural sources, human-related emissions are responsible for the increase that has occurred in the atmosphere since the industrial revolution.

Nitrous oxide in engines exhaust gases — A first appraisal of catalyst impact. We estimate that Characterization of nitrous oxide emission sources book global vehicle fleet emits 0.

The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book Nitrous oxide gas is a long-lived relatively active greenhouse gas GHG with an atmospheric lifetime of approximately years, and heat trapping effects about times more powerful than carbon dioxide per molecule basis.

Xu-Ri et al. Each material flow or process is simulated in a mechanistic manner, i. In addition, to separate the contribution of individual factors, Characterization of nitrous oxide emission sources book conducted the following series of sensitivity simulations: EX1: fertilizer input was always fixed at the level in EX2: manure input was always fixed at the level in EX3: atmospheric N deposition was always fixed at the level in EX4: land use was always fixed at the level in EX5: fertilizer and manure inputs were always fixed at the levels in EX6: land use, fertilizer, and manure inputs were always fixed at the values in EX7: manure was ignored i.

Inthe combustion of fossil fuels to generate electricity was the second largest source of CO2 emissions in the nation, accounting for about In contrast, N2O emissions were quite low in the interior regions covered mainly by grasslands and alpine meadows.

We analyzed the spatial patterns and temporal variability of the simulated N2O emissions. For Japanese forests, Hashimoto et al. It's also generated as a byproduct of the production of chemicals like nitric acid used for fertilizer or adipic acid used to make nylon and other synthetic products.

Energy sources Emissions from energy sources made up about 19 percent of total U. Emissions and Trends Carbon dioxide emissions in the United States increased by about 5. At the time, the authors wrote that if nothing was done, those emissions were expected to double by Larger image to save or print The main human activity that emits CO2 is the combustion of fossil fuels coal, natural gas, and oil for energy and transportation, although certain industrial processes and land-use changes also emit CO2.

First, N2O emissions are intimately linked with the biogeochemical cycle of nitrogen Nwhich has been greatly impacted by anthropogenic effects that include fertilizer use and industrial activities that lead to atmospheric deposition of reactive nitrogen e.

Published Under:. Del Grosso et al. Reducing distance traveled in vehicles reduces petroleum consumption. This category no longer includes emissions related to manure deposited by grazing animals.

We report results of N2O emission measurements performed in a road tunnel in Germany and using a chassis dynamometer system in the USA.

Nitrous oxide emissions may get worse as climate warms

Nitrous oxide emissions are enhanced in a warmer and wetter world, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Characterization of exhaust emissions from high mileage catalyst-equipped automobiles. Gas chromatography applied to emissions from current and low emission technology vehicles.

According to the IMO, a United Nations agency responsible for the "safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships", as of Maystates, representing While not as prevalent in the atmosphere as carbon dioxide, a nitrous oxide molecule is nearly times more effective in terms of warming the planet.Nitrous oxide is a times more potent greenhouse gas than CO2 on a year time scale and causes enhanced greenhouse effect, a phenomenon first discovered in Nitrous oxide emission from to has caused an atmospheric radiative forcing of W mFormat: Paperback.

The majority of nitrous oxide comes from agriculture, including microbes in fertilized soils and animal manure. It is a potent greenhouse gas with about times the heat-trapping power of.

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Nitrous oxide (N 2 O) is a colourless, non-toxic gas, commonly known ebook laughing gas. Since its discovery over years ago, it has found use both as an anaesthetic and a fuel additive. However, inthe invention of the Haber–Bosch process, allowing the abiological reduction of atmospheric nitrogen to ammonia (NH 3; called nitrogen fixation), gave rise to the Cited by: