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GHG emissions due to direct land use change per crop per country

Dataset name:  GHG emissions due to direct land use by crop by country   (click to download; format: excel ".xlsx") 

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Version direct-land-use-change-assessment-tool-(version-2014-1-21-january-2014)
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Approach Excel Data Table
Scenario considered Weighted
Deliverables GHG emissions (kg / kg of product) 
Potential usage Corporate footprint and corporate reporting, such as CDP
Potential limitation

Omission of peat drainage that could be significant for southeast aisan countries, such as Indonesia and Malaysia, etc. 

FAO data might not be as reliable as satelite data provide by Hansen et al (2013, Science). Suggest to do a sense check using WRI global forest watch map based on data from Hansen et al.

  Hansen, M. C., P. V. Potapov, R. Moore, M. Hancher, S. A. Turubanova, A. Tyukavina, D. Thau, S. V. Stehman, S. J. Goetz, T. R. Loveland, A. Kommareddy, A. Egorov, L. Chini, C. O. Justice, and J. R. G. Townshend. 2013. “High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change.” Science 342 (15 November): 850–53.
Time 01/11/15
Author Xun Liao
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Posted by Xun Liao on Tuesday 27 January 2015 at 18:05