IPCC methodology for general carbonate calcination - tiers 1 and 2

Name Type Unit Default Note
Type of carbonate Selection

Type of carbonate

Form of carbonate Selection

Form of carbonate

Proportion of dolomite in total carbonates Input Data 0.15

Fraction of carbonate which is dolomite. This can be specified on a case-by-case basis, but reverts to the default value when left unspecified. This should be specified as a decimal fraction (i.e. 0-1)

Proportion of limestone in total carbonates Input Data 0.85

Fraction of carbonate which is limestone. This can be specified on a case-by-case basis, but reverts to the default value when left unspecified. This should be specified as a decimal fraction (i.e. 0-1)

Quantity of carbonate consumed Input Data t

Mass of carbonate consumed

Purity of carbonate Input or Reference Data

Purity of carbonate. Default values are provided on the basis of the form of carbonate selection, but can be overridden where specific data is available