Workshop 2014

Final agenda JRC LULUCF workshop, 5-7 May 2014_2.docx (36.9 KB)

Participants List (15.9 KB)

The reporting of LULUCF during the 2nd Commitment Period (CP2) of the Kyoto Protocol (KP) will be based on the new LULUCF rules (UNFCCC decision 2/CMP.7), reflected the methods contained in new 2013 IPCC KP Supplement (http://www.ipcc-nggip.iges.or./home/2013KPSupplementaryGuidance_inv.html).
These new rules and methods introduced a number of significant changes in LULUCF reporting and accounting, including the Forest Management Reference level (FMRL), the accounting of Harvested Wood Products (HWP), the possible exclusion of emissions from natural disturbances, and the new voluntary activity of Wetland Drainage and Rewetting (WDR).
In addition, the EU LULUCF decision 529-2013 introduced the mandatory accounting of Cropland and Grazing land Management (CM and GM) for EU Member States, which will be implemented during CP2 through a step-wise approach. Overall, these changes and the associated new reporting requirements represent a significant challenge for EU GHG inventory compilers.
The workshop will address technical issues related to the new LULUCF rules and methods. The main focus will be on explaining and discussing the novelties introduced by decision 2/CMP.7 and by the 2013 IPCC KP Supplement. A session will also address the challenge of estimating and reporting CM and GM. Presentations on experiences from countries are also welcomed.
Expected participants include national experts responsible for the LULUCF sector, GHG inventory compilers and scientists involved in the estimation and reporting of LULUCF.

PRESENTATIONS:

Grassi, G. Welcome (305.0 KB)

Grassi, G. LULUCF in the EU - current status and challenges for CP2 (1.2 MB)

Kay, S. Overview of KP LULUCF related requirements and timelines at EU level (1.1 MB)

Lundblad, M. Overview of KP LULUCF reporting tables for CP2 (494.6 KB)

Srivastava, N. Overview of the IPCC 2013 KP Supplement (1.6 MB)

Federeci, S. Overview of steps for estimating KP activities under Art. 3.3 and 3.4 (857.8 KB)

Vitullo, M. Afforestation, Reforestation and Deforestation. (1.0 MB)

Grassi, G. Forest Management Reference Level- methodological consistency and technical corrections. (622.9 KB)

Rüter, S. Harvested Wood Products. (3.1 MB)

Somogyi, Z. Natural Disturbances - estimating, reporting and accounting under the Kyoto Protocol. (3.2 MB)

Somogyi, Z. Natural Disturbances - estimating, reporting and accounting under the Kyoto Protocol - numerical examples. (684.2 KB)

Abad Viñas, R. Analysis and proposals for enhancing LULUCF MRV. (824.6 KB)

Freudenschuß, A. Task force on Yasso model. (467.7 KB)

Pilli,R. Carbon Budget Model at EU Level. (1.2 MB)

Poláková, J. LULUCF implementation guidelines and policy options. (504.7 KB)

Zute,D. The Nordic-Baltic LULUCF project. (557.2 KB)

Forsell, N. Overview of the IIASA database and approach for HWP. (2.7 MB)

Henshall, P. Improvements to the representation of forest land in the UK GHG inventory and implications for KP accounting (407.4 KB)

Federici, S. FAOSTAT emissions database. (1.3 MB)

Canaviera, P. Soil Reporting in Portugal. (437.5 KB)

Srivastava, N. Overview of CM and GM in IPCC KP Supplement (1.2 MB)

Moxley, J. Towards modelling emissions from GM and CM in the UK - Capabilities, Issues and Future work (1.7 MB)

Devos, W. Synergies between the CAP and EU-UNFCCC requirements (615.7 KB)

Hiederer, R. Characterizing mineral soils for the purpose of using IPCC tier 1 (1.3 MB)

Rossi, S. Tier 1 estimation of GHG emissions from organic soils in Cropland Management (CM) and Grazing Land Management (GM) at EU level (1.2 MB)

Arwyn, J. CArbon PREservation and SEquestration in agricultural soils - Options and implications for agricultural production (901.1 KB)

Lugato, E. Modelling tools predicting quantitative effect of different mitigation measures on soil organic carbon in agricultural soils (2.5 MB)

Srivastava, N. Introduction to 2013 IPCC Wetland Supplemnt and overview of WDR (1.5 MB)

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