Concept: Background in the stationclassification vocabulary

Concept URI http://dd.eionet.europa.eu/vocabulary/aq/stationclassification/background
Preferred label Background
Definition Located such that its pollution levels are representative of the average exposure of the general population within the type of area under assessment. The pollution level should not be dominated by a single source type (e.g. traffic), unless that source type is typical within the area under assessment. The station should usually be representative of a wider area of at least several square kilometers.
Notation background
Status Valid
Status Modified 22.03.2013
Accepted Date 22.03.2013
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