A preliminary estimate of total material flows in Ireland for the year 2000

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Material flow accounts (MFAs) are: accounts in physical units (usually in tonnes),of the extraction, import, production, export, consumption, recycling and disposal of specific materials (e.g. water, fossil fuel, minerals, products, etc,) within a defined area (e.g. a country or region). This project represents a first attempt at generating material flow accounts for Ireland.
The data sources available for calculating flows of all materials in Ireland have been assessed and an initial estimate of such flows made - where data availability permits.
Data sources, data gaps & data reliability have been examined for the following areas of the Irish material flow scenario:
*** Domestic Extraction
− Agricultural biomass
− Biomass from fishing
− Biomass from forestry
− Fossil fuels
− Minerals
*** Imports and Exports (bar fossil fuels which are covered in section 4)
*** Unused Domestic Extraction
− Harvesting losses
− Fossil fuels
− Minerals
*** Material Outputs to the Environment
− Landfill
− Air
− Water
− Dissipative Use of Products

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Ms. Eileen O'Leary
Clean Technology Centre
Research Scientist
Clean Technology Centre, Model Farm Road, Melbourne Business Park, Model Farm Road Cork, Ireland
Telephone: 021 4344864
e-mail: eileen.oleary@cit.ie

Mr. Demott Cunningham
Clean Technology Centre
Director of CTC
Clean Technology Centre, Model Farm Road, Melbourne Business Park, Model Farm Road Cork, Ireland
Telephone: 021 4344864
e-mail: eileen.oleary@cit.ie (contact)

Dr. Column Gibson
Clean Technology Centre
Research Scientist
Clean Technology Centre, Model Farm Road, Melbourne Business Park, Model Farm Road Cork, Ireland
Telephone: 021 4344864
e-mail: eileen.oleary@cit.ie (contact)

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Att 1    All__Prodcom_2000_1.xls   (0.63 Mb)
Att 2    Imports_Exports_1.xls   (0.04 Mb)
Att 3    Total_MFA_1.xls   (0.01 Mb)

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Author(s)O'Leary, E. Cunningham, D. Gibson, C.
Title Of WebsiteSecure Archive For Environmental Research Data
Publication InformationA preliminary estimate of total material flows in Ireland for the year 2000
Name of OrganisationEnvironmental Protection Agency Ireland
Electronic Address or URL http://erc.epa.ie/safer/resource?id=c06fe466-5e6d-102a-90c6-0593d266866d
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Date of AccessLast Updated on SAFER: 2017-08-16

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SAFER-Data Display URL http://erc.epa.ie/safer/iso19115/display?isoID=26
Resource KeywordsMaterial Flows, Domestic Extraction Imports and Exports Material Outputs to the Environment
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project Code2001-EEO/DS-(1/1)
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project ThemeEnvironmental Technologies
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Number of Attached Files (Publicly and Openly Available for Download): 3
Project Start Date Saturday 1st June 2002 (01-06-2002)
Earliest Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Saturday 1st January 2000 (01-01-2000)
Most Recent Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Sunday 31st December 2000 (31-12-2000)
Published on SAFERMonday 28th May 2007 (28-05-2007)
Date of Last EditMonday 28th May 2007 at 14:45:26 (28-05-2007)
Datasets or Files Updated On Monday 28th May 2007 at 14:19:26 (28-05-2007)

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This project is an all-Ireland coverage.

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This metadata and attached datasets describe "total material flows for Ireland"
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