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pollution load

Definition

The amount of stress placed upon an ecosystem by pollution, physical or chemical, released into it by man-made or natural means. (Source: FFD)

Themes
  • air
  • pollution
  • soil
  • water
Groups
  • WASTES, POLLUTANTS, POLLUTION
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/6465