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Costs of ammonia abatement: summary, conclusions and policy context

Howard, Clare; Sutton, Mark A.; Oenema, Oene; Bittman, Shabtai. 2015 Costs of ammonia abatement: summary, conclusions and policy context. In: Reis, Stefan; Howard, Clare; Sutton, Mark A., (eds.) Costs of ammonia abatement and the climate co-benefits. Dordrecht, Springer, 263-281.

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Abstract/Summary

This chapter summarises the information in the preceding chapters, which builds on the outcomes of an Expert Workshop held by the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen in October 2010 in Paris, France, which examined the state-of-the-art regarding abatement measures for ammonia in agriculture. Cost information is provided by farm activity and abatement measure, including a discussion on integrated nitrogen management at the farm scale. The chapter also reports the conclusions of the Expert Workshop, noting the finding that in many cases the costs for the abatement techniques were cheaper than previously estimated. Wider policy contexts of the information are explored, including identifying priority measures for ammonia abatement and links to Annex IX of the Gothenburg Protocol.

Item Type: Publication - Book Section
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1007/978-94-017-9722-1_10
CEH Sections: Dise
ISBN: 9789401797214
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: Chapter 10.
Additional Keywords: ammonia emissions, UNECE, Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, international policy, emission abatement
NORA Subject Terms: General > Science Policy
Agriculture and Soil Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Date made live: 12 Aug 2015 15:44 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/511516

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