Emission of acidifying gasses, EU 15
Weighting factors are used to derive acid equivalents so that emissions can be combined in terms of their acidifying effect: sulphur dioxide * 1 / 32 , nitrogen oxide * 1 / 46 and ammonia * 1 / 17 .
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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