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Relationships Between On-road FFCO2 Emission and Socio-economics/Urban Form Factors

Abstract Fossil fuel CO2 (FFCO2) emissions are recognized as the dominant greenhouse gas driving climate change (Enting et. al., 1995; Conway et al., 1994; Francey et al., 1995; Bousquet et. al., 1999). Transportation is a major component of FFCO2 emissions, especially in urban areas. An improved understanding of on-road FFCO2 emission at high spatial resolution is essential to both carbon science and mitigation policy. Though considerable research has been accomplished within a few high-income portions of the planet such as the United States and Western Europe, little work has attempted to comprehensively quantify high-resolution on-road FFCO2 emissions globally. Key questions for such a global quantification are: (1) What are the driving factors f... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Song, Yang (Author) / Gurney, Kevin (Advisor) / Kuby, Michael (Committee member) / Golub, Aaron (Committee member) / Chester, Mikhail (Committee member) / Selover, Nancy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Environmental science / Environmental engineering / Environmental studies / fossil fuel carbon emission / on-road transportation / remote sensing / spatial analysis / statistical analysis
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 140 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Environmental Social Science 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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