Finnish air pollutant inventory to the CLRTAP

Finland reports annually air pollutant emissions to the Secretariat of the UNECE Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) and to the European Environment Agency EEA.

The air pollutants covered by the present reporting guidelines of the Convention (EB.AIR/GE.1/2002/7) are: sulphur, nitrogen oxides, ammonia, non-methane volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, particulate matter, heavy metals (cadmium, lead, mercury, and as additional information: arsenic, chromium, copper, nickel, selenium, zinc) and persistent organic pollutants (aldrin, chlordane, chlordecone, DDT, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene (HCB), mirex, toxaphene, hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH), hexabromobiphenyl, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins/furans, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and as additional information: short-chained chlorinated paraffins, pentachlorophenol).

  • Air pollutant emissions are reported in the NFR tables (Nomenclature for reporting) annually by 15th February.
  • The National Inventory Report (NIR) which includes information on emission trends and emission calculation methods is published annually by 15th March.
  • Gridded emission data is reported by 1st May annually. The spatial distribution of emissions is presented by EMEP Grid (0.1 x 0.1 degree).


FI_NFR_1980_2020_Finland_04032022  (xls)

The informative and national inventory reports - Informative Inventory Report, IIR (pdf)   

Published 2013-06-03 at 12:30, updated 2022-03-21 at 15:26