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Canada's black carbon inventory - 2017 edition

List of acronyms, abbreviations and units

APEI
Air Pollutant Emission Inventory
API
American Petroleum Institute
BC
Black carbon
CLRTAP
Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
CO2
Carbon dioxide
ECCC
Environment and Climate Change Canada
EEA
European Environment Agency
EMEP
European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme
H2S
Hydrogen sulphide
IE
Included Elsewhere
kg/m3
Kilograms per cubic metre
kt
Kilotonne
MOVES
Motor Vehicle Emission Simulator
LPS
Large Point Sources
NGL
Natural Gas Liquids
NFR
Nomenclature for Reporting
NPRI
National Pollutant Release Inventory
OC
Organic carbon
PIRD
Pollutant Inventories and Reporting Division
PM
Particulate matter
PM2.5
Particulate matter less than or equal to 2.5 micrometres in diameter
UNECE
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UNFCCC
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
U.S. EPA
United States Environmental Protection Agency
w/w
Mass fraction (weight by weight)
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