New maps give Europeans close-up picture of air pollution from diffuse sources
Green Car Congress
MAY 26, 2011
They include details of nitrogen oxides (NO x ), sulphur oxides (SO x ), carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), ammonia (NH 3 ) and particulate matter (PM 10 ). In addition to the 27 Member States of the European Union, it also includes data from Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. Further information on diffuse source releases into water and soil will be included in coming years. PM 10 emissions from road transport in Paris. Click to enlarge.