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Emission factor

Definition (Glossary of terms on livestock manure management,

The rate of transfer, or release, of odour or a gas e.g. ammonia from a specified source to the atmosphere e.g. kg/m3 manure applied to land or in storage. May also be expressed as a percentage e.g. % total ammoniacal nitrogen or total nitrogen or integrated over time e.g. kg/animal/year. Odour emission may be expressed as odour units per livestock unit (OU-1 LU-1). [RAMIRAN]

Preferred Units: N/A

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