The height to which significant mixing of added pollutants occurs within the atmosphere.
In reference to stack gases, it is considered the height at which stack effluent
begins mixing with the atmosphere as it leaves the stack.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167
(Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990))
on page 2202
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