Glossary

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GLOSSARY

 

AE 94 Air Emissions 94
CASPER Model for EU for estimating emissions of air pollutants.
COPERT Software implementing default CORINAIR methodology for estimating emissions from road transport
CORINAIR CORINe Air Emissions Inventory
CORINE CO oRdination d’INformation Environnementale
EEA European Environment Agency
EEA-TF European Environment Agency Task Force
EIONET European Information and Observation Network
EMEP European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme for the long range transmission of air pollutants in Europe
EU European Union
EUROSTAT The EU’s statistical office
FCCC Framework Convention on Climate Change
FORMOVE Model for EU forecasting emissions from road transport.
HELCOM Helsinki Convention on pollution in the Baltic Sea
HFC Hydrofluorocarbon
IEA International Energy Agency
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
LCPD Large Combustion Plant Directive
LRTAP Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution
NFP National Focal Point
NRC National Reference Centre
NUTS The EU’s system of classifying territorial units.
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OSPAR Oslo and Paris Conventions on the pollution of the North Sea
PFC Perfluorocarbon (e.g. carbon tetrachloride CF4 and hexafluorethane C2F6)
POP Persistent Organic Pollutant
SNAP Selected Nomenclature for Air Pollution
UNECE United Nations Economic Committee for Europe
WHO World Health Organisation

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