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environmental quality
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Properties and characteristics of the environment, either generalized or local, as they impinge on human beings and other organisms. Environmental quality is a general term which can refer to: varied characteristics such as air and water purity or pollution, noise, access to open space, and the visual effects of buildings, and the potential effects which such characteristics may have on physical and mental health.
Definition Source
US, Environmental Protection Agency
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/5850.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/5850
Broader Term
environmental science
Narrower Term
air quality
indoor environmental quality
water quality
Related Term
environmental protection
Environmental Quality Incentives Program
indicator species
pollen rain
soil quality
Spanish
calidad ambiental
Term Number
5850