Employing critical load assessment for transboundary air pollution
An approach based on critical loads is aimed at the establishment of an effect-oriented scientific basis.
"Critical load'' means a quantitative estimate of the exposure to one or more pollutants below which significant harmful effects on specified sensitive elements of the environment do not occur according to present knowledge.
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