Industrial and agricultural ammonia point sources exposed

  title={Industrial and agricultural ammonia point sources exposed},
  author={Martin Van Damme and Lieven Clarisse and Simon Whitburn and Juliette Hadji-Lazaro and Daniel R. Hurtmans and Cathy Clerbaux and Pierre-FranÇois Coheur},
Through its important role in the formation of particulate matter, atmospheric ammonia affects air quality and has implications for human health and life expectancy1,2. Excess ammonia in the environment also contributes to the acidification and eutrophication of ecosystems3–5 and to climate change6. Anthropogenic emissions dominate natural ones and mostly originate from agricultural, domestic and industrial activities7. However, the total ammonia budget and the attribution of emissions to… CONTINUE READING