Emissions of primary PM10 and secondary fine particulates (PM10), EU15
Primary and secondary fine particulates are aggregated in this indicator, by using aerosol formation factors for secondary particles as follows: SO 2 0.54; NO x 0.88 and NH 3 0.64 (see ETC/AQ, 2000)
No targets exist for emissions of primary particulates.
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
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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