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GREENHOUSE GAS INDICATOR FOR AGRICULTURE

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Definition:
The greenhouse gas indicator for agriculture measures the gross agricultural emissions of three gases:

- carbon dioxide (CO2),
- methane (CH4), and
- nitrous oxide (N2O),

expressed in CO2 equivalents.

Source Publication:
Environmental Indicators for Agriculture: Methods and Results, Executive Summary, OECD, 2000, page 36.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics - Environmental indicators for agriculture

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2001