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Land use, land-use change and forestry sector in the national greenhouse gas inventory.

Changes in carbon stocks, such as the growing stock and soil, and methane and nitrous oxide emissions from drained soil, for example, are reported in the sector in question, but nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural land are reported in the agriculture sector.

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus