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Scientific literature using the G-res Tool

Soued C, Prairie YT. 2020. The carbon footprint of a Malaysian tropical reservoir : measured versus modeled estimates highlight the underestimated key role of downstream processes. Biogeosciences, 17, 515-527, 2020. DOI:10.5194/bg-2019-385

Li Z, Du H, Xu H, Xiao Y, Lu L, Guo J, Prairie YT, Mercier-Blais S. 2019. The carbon footprint of large- and mid-scale hydropower in China: Synthesis from five China’s largest hydro-project. Journal of environmental management 250 (2019) 109363 DOI:

Dhakal PR. 2018. Greenhouse gas emissions from fresh water reservoirs. Thesis, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. June 2018.

Jiang T, Shen Z, Liu Y, Hou Y. 2018. Carbon Footprint Assessment of Four Normal Size Hydropower Stations in China. Sustainability 10-02018. doi:10.3390/su10062018.

Kamal, M. 2017. Scenario of Small Hydro Power Projects in India and Its Environmental Aspect. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology. 04:10, 228-234.

Kumar A, Sharma MP. 2016. A modeling approach to assess the greenhouse gas risk in Koteshwar hydropower reservoir, India. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 22:8, 1651-1664, DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2016.1209077.

Guidelines recommending the G-res Tool

European Commission, EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. 2020. Financing a Sustainable European Economy – Taxonomy Report: Technical Annex

IEA Hydropower. 2018. Hydropower and the environment: Managing the Carbon Balance in Freshwater Reservoirs Guidelines for Quantitative Analysis of Net GHG Emissions from Reservoirs. IEA Hydro Technical Report, Volume 3 – Management, Mitigation and Allocation.

World Bank Group. 2017. Greenhouse Gases from Reservoirs Caused by Biogeochemical Processes. Water Global Practice, Technical Note.

Climate Bounds Initiative. 2019. Open for public consultation. The Hydropower Criteria. Climate Bounds Standard


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