Key Scottish Environment Statistics: 2002
1)IPCC Third Assessment: Climate Change 2001. A report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
2)Scottish Executive (2001). An exploration of regional climate change scenarios for Scotland.
3)Jones, P.D. et al (1999): Surface air temperature and its changes over the past 150 years. Reviews Geophysics 37: 173-199.
4)Scottish Executive (1999). Climate Change: Scottish Implications Scoping Study.
5)Jones, P. & Conway, D. (1997). Precipitation in the British Isles: An analysis of area-average data updated to 1995. J. Climatology 17:427.
6)Figures are seasonally adjusted, 2-year running means centred on 1 January.
7)1999 figure not available.
8)Turrell, W.R. (2000) Scottish Ocean Climate Status Report 1999. Fisheries Research Services Report No. 06/00.
9)Global Warming Potential (GWP) accounts for the potency of the gas as well as the amount emitted. For example, PFCs and SF6 are released in small quantities, but are long-lived and therefore highly potent.
10)Hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and sulphur hexafluoride.
11)DETR (2001) Statistical Release 184: 1999 UK Air Emission Estimates.
12)Salway, A.G. et al (2002). Greenhouse Gas Inventories for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland: 1990-1999. NETCEN, AEA Technology.
13)Industrial processes and waste incineration.
14)Emissions from military, off-shore industry, aviation and shipping not included in the Scottish inventory.
15)DEFRA Digest of Environmental Statistics.
16)Stratosphere ozone should not be confused with tropospheric (ground level) ozone, which is harmful to health.