Definitions for "EMISSION INVENTORY"
a compilation of data describing emissions from different sources of air pollution
a source of information on the spatial distribution and total amounts of pollutants from major industrial sources, transport and other human activities within a certain geographical area
a list of air pollutants emitted into a community's, a state's, a nation's, or Earth's atmosphere in amounts per some unit time (e.g., day or year) by type of source. An emission inventory has both political and scientific applications.