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air pollution
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Any substance or energy form (heat, light, noise, etc.) which alters the state of the air from what would naturally occur. Especially associated with those altered states whose physical, chemical, biological, psychological or aesthetic impacts have been decreed to be undesirable by human value judgments.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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indoor air pollution
Related Term
air pollutants
air pollution control
air quality
air sampling
atmospheric chemistry
atmospheric deposition
Clean Air Act
clean energy
critical load
Earth atmosphere
environmental markets
flue gas
flue gas desulfurization
greenhouse gas emissions
greenhouse gases
heat island
nitrogen oxides
pollen rain
second hand smoke
time-weighted average
contaminación aérea
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