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ACIDIFYING POTENTIAL (AP)

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Definition:
The aggregate measure of the acidifying potential of some substances, calculated through the conversion factor of sulphur oxides and nitrogen and ammonia into acidification equivalents (H+ ion).

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 3.28.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Monday, July 04, 2005

Last updated on Tuesday, April 23, 2013