Source

What is Source?

Source meaning in Safety terms is

  • A point, line, or area, at which mass or energy is added to a system, either instantaneously or continuously. Examples of sources in the context of air pollution are as follows: a smoke stack is a point source; a freeway is a line source; field or slash burning are area sources. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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