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Characterisation Method Information
Characterisation Method Name:
Hg soil emissions impact on NEX
Version:
1999
Date Completed:
1999
Principal Method Name:
EPS: equivalency method
Method Description:
NEX is Normalised EXtinction of species.

Due to the global mixing processes, the same characterisation is used as for emissions of
mercury to air "Hg air emissions impact on NEX", i.e. 1.20E-10 NEX/kg Hg.
Literature Reference:
Steen B (1999b): A systematic approach to environmental priority strategies in product development (EPS). Version 2000 Models and data of the default method CPM report Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
Methodological Range:
Any emission to soil of mercury at any place in the world and during 1990.
Notes:

Existing Characterisation Factors of Hg soil emissions impact on NEX
Characterisation Parameter Category Indicator Impact Indication Principle Aspect Substance Quantity Unit Notes
CFactor NEX EPS/2000
Type = Emission
Direction = Output
Media = Soil
Geography = *
Hg 1.20E-10 NEX/kg
CFactor NEX EPS/2000
Type = Emission
Direction = Output
Media = Soil
Geography = *
Hg 1.20E-10 NEX/kg