Improvement and operationalisation of quality assurance and uncertainty analysis for the emission reporting for the sector Agriculture and LULUCF (AFOLU)
Emission inventories adhere to mandatory international rules for quality control and quality assurance. The project developed the quality management system for the sectors agriculture, forestry and land use in the German emission inventory.
Quality control guarantees that the quality goals (transparency, consistency, comparability, completeness and accuracy) are reached so that
Quality assurance means the check and evaluation of emission inventories by third parties. The goal of quality assurance is
The project result was a document containing the implementation guidelines for the quality management system for the sectors agriculture, forestry and land use in the German emission inventory, for which the Thünen Institute is responsible.
The mandatory international and national guidelines for quality control and quality assurance were described for the specific contributions by the Thünen Institute and adapted to the Thünen-specific procedures.
The work was based on
The project resulted in a document about the guidelines for inventory preparation and the quality management at the Thünen Institute, which can be updated if applicable:
TI – Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute 2012: Guidelines for the preparation of emission and carbon inventories and their quality management for the sectors 4 and 5 (agriculture and forestry). Annex to the concept for emission and carbon inventories under the auspices of the BMELV from 01/03/2012. Version 1.01 from 31/08/2012 (In German).
9.2010 - 8.2012
Project status: finished