Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3413–3442, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-3413-2020
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3413–3442, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-3413-2020

Data description paper 15 Dec 2020

Data description paper | 15 Dec 2020

A global anthropogenic emission inventory of atmospheric pollutants from sector- and fuel-specific sources (1970–2017): an application of the Community Emissions Data System (CEDS)

Erin E. McDuffie et al.

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Global emission inventories are vital to understanding the impacts of air pollution on the environment, human health, and society. We update the open-source Community Emissions Data System (CEDS) to provide global gridded emissions of seven key air pollutants from 1970–2017 for 11 source sectors and multiple fuel types, including coal, solid biofuel, and liquid oil and natural gas. This dataset includes both monthly global gridded emissions and annual national totals.