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WHAT IS EMISSION AND IMMISSION?

Emission is the discharge of pollutants, which are ejected by the source (e.g. a chimney).

The way in which the contaminated material is then dispersed in the atmosphere will depend on the height of the chimney, the wind direction, the turbulence, the temperature, the nautre of the pollutant, ... The emitted substances are dilluted, dispersed and transported in the environment.

Finaly, the substances dwell on living height (1.5 m above the ground), present in a certain concentration as the immission.

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