A discharge of particulate gaseous, or soluble waste material/pollution into the air from a polluting source. (Source: GEMET/UNUN)
The concept refers mainly to the release of greenhouse gases and/or their precursors into the atmosphere over a specified area and period of time. (Source: UNFCCC)
Broader: air pollutionConcepts
Concept URI: http://www.informea.org/terms/emission
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