You are here: Home / Media / Infographics / Many factors contribute to air pollution concentration levels

Many factors contribute to air pollution concentration levels

Infographic Published 04 Dec 2013 Last modified 20 Apr 2016, 01:54 PM
Topics: ,
Emission levels are not the only factor that determines concentrations of air pollutants. Factors like the weather, chemical transformations in the air, and transport of pollutants from outside Europe all play a role. This means that a reduction in emissions of a pollutant do not always translate to an equivalent reduction in concentrations of that pollutant.

Geographic coverage

Europe
Dynamic

Temporal coverage

2013

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100