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Concepts
  • abandoned industrial site
  • acceptable daily intake
  • acceptable risk level
  • accidental release of organisms
  • acid deposition
  • acid rain
  • activated sludge
  • adsorption
  • aerobic treatment
  • afterburning
  • agricultural effluent
  • agricultural pollution
  • air pollutant emission inventory guidebook
  • air pollution
  • air quality monitoring
  • air transportation
  • aircraft
  • aircraft engine emission
  • algal bloom
  • all-terrain vehicle
  • Ames test
  • anaerobic treatment
  • anthropic activity
  • anthropogenic greenhouse gas
  • antipollution incentive
  • antipollution premium
  • AOX value
  • area of potential pollution
  • area under stress
  • asbestos
  • atmospheric emission
  • atmospheric fallout
  • atmospheric pollution
  • bacterial bed
  • bacteriological pollution
  • battery disposal
  • beach cleansing
  • bilge oil
  • bilge water
  • bio desulfurization
  • bioaccumulation
  • bioaccumulative pollutant
  • biochemical oxygen demand
  • bioconcentration factor
  • biodegradable pollutant
  • biodiversity loss
  • biofiltration
  • biogas
  • biological contamination
  • biological effect of pollution
  • biological pollutant
  • biological pollution
  • biological treatment
  • biological waste gas purification
  • biological waste treatment
  • biological wastewater treatment
  • bioreactor
  • bleaching process
  • boreal forest dieback
  • bus
  • cadmium contamination
  • carbon emission
  • carcinogen
  • carcinogenicity test
  • carry-over effect
  • carrying capacity
  • catalytic converter
  • chemical contamination
  • chemical decontamination
  • chemical fallout
  • chemical in the environment
  • chemical measurement of pollution
  • chemical oxygen demand
  • chemical pollutant
  • chemical pollution
  • chemical waste
  • chimney height
  • cleaning up
  • clearing sludge
  • coal gas desulfurization
  • coastal pollution
  • collective wastewater treatment
  • combination effect
  • compensatory tax
  • composite pollution
  • contaminated area
  • contaminated soil
  • contamination
  • continuous load
  • critical level
  • critical load
  • de-inking
  • dead organic matter
  • decontamination
  • deep-sea disposal
  • defoliation
  • degradation
  • degradation of the environment
  • degradation product
  • denitrification
  • denitrification of waste gas
  • deposited particulate matter
  • deposition
  • desalination
  • desertification
  • desulphurisation
  • desulphurisation of fuel
  • dialysis
  • diffuse pollution
  • diffuse source
  • digested sludge
  • digester
  • digestion (sewage)
  • direct discharger
  • direct greenhouse gas emissions
  • disposal of warfare materials
  • distillation
  • disused military site
  • domestic pollution
  • domestic waste landfill
  • domestic waste water
  • dry cleaning
  • dry deposition
  • dust
  • dust immission
  • dynamical ice loss
  • EC directive on biocides
  • ecosystem boundary
  • ecosystem degradation
  • ecotoxicological evaluation
  • effect on the environment
  • effluent
  • electrosmog
  • emission
  • emission control
  • emission data
  • emission estimation
  • emission factor
  • emission inventory
  • emission levels
  • emission reduction
  • emission reduction banking
  • emission register
  • emission situation
  • emission source
  • emission standard
  • emission to air
  • emission to water
  • emissions trading scheme
  • encapsulation
  • enrichment
  • environmental change
  • environmental chemicals legislation
  • environmental consequence
  • environmental damage
  • environmental degradation
  • environmental footprint
  • environmental hazard
  • environmental impact
  • environmental impact of agriculture
  • environmental impact of aquaculture
  • environmental impact of energy
  • environmental impact of industry
  • environmental impact of transport
  • environmental pollution
  • environmental warfare
  • estuary pollution
  • EU emissions trading scheme
  • eutrophication
  • excessive height of chimney stacks
  • export of hazardous wastes
  • faecal bacterium
  • fallout
  • field damage
  • filling station
  • filter
  • final storage
  • fish kill
  • fish toxicity
  • flaring
  • flocculation
  • fly ash
  • food contamination
  • food pollutant
  • forage contamination
  • forest cover destruction
  • forest deterioration
  • fouling growth
  • freshwater pollution
  • gas desulphurisation
  • gas purification
  • green tide
  • greenhouse gas
  • greenhouse gas emission
  • groundwater endangering
  • groundwater pollution
  • habitat destruction
  • habitat loss
  • halogenated pollutant
  • hazard of pollutants
  • hazardous waste
  • hazardous waste dump
  • heavy goods vehicle traffic
  • heavy metal load
  • human exposure to pollutants
  • hydrodesulphurisation
  • ice loss
  • identification of pollutants
  • immission
  • immission control
  • immission control law
  • immission damage
  • immission forecast
  • immission limit
  • immission load
  • impact source
  • incidental pollution
  • incineration
  • incineration of waste
  • incineration residue
  • incorporation
  • indirect greenhouse gas emissions
  • individual wastewater treatment
  • indoor air pollution
  • indoor environment
  • industrial effluent
  • industrial emission
  • industrial fume
  • industrial pollution
  • industrial sludge
  • industrial waste
  • industrial waste gas
  • industrial waste water
  • industrial waste water treatment
  • industrial wasteland
  • inertisation
  • inflow
  • inorganic pollutant
  • integrated pollution control
  • intervention on land
  • ion exchange
  • ion exchanger
  • laboratory waste
  • lagooning
  • lake pollution
  • land degradation
  • land disposal
  • land pollution
  • land restoration
  • land restoration in mountain areas
  • land-based activity
  • land-based marine pollution
  • landfill base sealing
  • landfill covering
  • landfill degasification
  • landfill leachate
  • landscape consumption
  • laundering
  • leaching
  • lead contamination
  • lead level in blood
  • legislation on pollution
  • line source
  • liner material
  • load bearing capacity
  • long-term effect
  • long-term effect of pollutants
  • loss of biotope
  • low-level flight
  • man-made climate change
  • marine pollution
  • mass transport (physics)
  • maximum admissible concentration
  • maximum immission concentration
  • mercury contamination
  • micropollutant
  • mine gas emission
  • mineral pollution
  • monitoring station
  • motor vehicle
  • motor vehicle emission
  • motor vehicle exhaust gas
  • motor vehicle pollution
  • municipal wastewater
  • mutagen
  • mutagenic substance
  • mutated micro-organisms release
  • net resource depletion
  • netting policy (emissions trading)
  • nitrate
  • nitrogen oxide
  • NOEL
  • noise emission
  • noise immission
  • noise pollutant
  • noise pollution
  • non-biodegradable pollutant
  • non-polluting fuel
  • nutrient content
  • nutrient removal
  • ocean dumping
  • odour
  • odour nuisance
  • off-site
  • offset policy (emissions trading)
  • oil binding agent
  • oil boom
  • oil pollution
  • oil pollution abatement
  • oil recovery vessel
  • oil slick
  • oil spill
  • old hazardous site
  • old landfill site
  • olfactory pollution
  • on-site wastewater treatment
  • organic matter
  • organic pollutant
  • organic pollution
  • organisation environmental footprint
  • organisation environmental footprint method
  • outdoor air pollution
  • overfertilisation
  • overflow (outlet)
  • overgrazing
  • ozone depletion potential
  • ozone layer depletion
  • periphyton
  • permissible exposure limit
  • persistant organic pollutant
  • persistence of pesticides
  • pesticide pathway
  • phosphate removal
  • phosphate substitute
  • photochemical agent
  • photochemical oxidant
  • photochemical pollution
  • photochemical product
  • photochemical smog
  • physical alteration
  • physical measurement of pollution
  • physical pollutant
  • physical pollution
  • physicochemical purification
  • physicochemical treatment
  • physiological change
  • plane source
  • plant-specific release
  • point source
  • poison
  • pollutant
  • pollutant absorption
  • pollutant accumulation
  • pollutant analysis
  • pollutant assessment
  • pollutant behaviour
  • pollutant concentration
  • pollutant degradation
  • pollutant deposition
  • pollutant dispersion
  • pollutant distribution
  • pollutant elimination
  • pollutant emission
  • pollutant evolution
  • pollutant exposure
  • pollutant flow
  • pollutant formation
  • pollutant immission
  • pollutant immobilisation
  • pollutant level
  • pollutant load
  • pollutant migration
  • pollutant mobilisation
  • pollutant monitoring
  • pollutant pathway
  • pollutant reduction
  • pollutant remobilisation
  • pollutant source identification
  • polluted matter
  • polluted site
  • polluter-pays principle
  • pollution
  • pollution abatement
  • pollution abatement equipment
  • pollution control
  • pollution control equipment
  • pollution control investment
  • pollution control measure
  • pollution control regulation
  • pollution control technology
  • pollution cost
  • pollution criterion
  • pollution effect
  • pollution indicator
  • pollution insurance
  • pollution liability
  • pollution load
  • pollution measurement
  • pollution monitoring
  • pollution norm
  • pollution prevention
  • pollution reduction
  • pollution risk
  • pollution sink
  • pollution type
  • post-treatment
  • precipitation (chemical)
  • primary treatment
  • private car
  • product environmental footprint
  • product environmental footprint method
  • propagation process
  • purification
  • purification facility
  • purification plant
  • purification through the soil
  • purifying power
  • radioactive contamination
  • radioactive decontamination
  • radioactive dumping
  • radioactive emission
  • radioactive fallout
  • radioactive pollutant
  • radioactive waste
  • rain water sewer system
  • rainout
  • red tide
  • release of organisms
  • residual pesticide
  • residue analysis
  • restoration of water
  • reverse osmosis
  • rinsing
  • river disposal
  • river pollution
  • salination
  • salt content
  • salt load
  • saprobic index
  • sea level rise
  • sea outfall
  • seal (technical)
  • sealed area
  • sealing
  • secondary treatment
  • sediment mobilisation
  • sediment transport
  • seepage water
  • self-purification
  • separate sewer system
  • septic tank
  • sewage
  • sewage disposal
  • sewage farm
  • sewage treatment system
  • sewerage system
  • ship garbage
  • ship waste disposal
  • shipping accident
  • sick building syndrome
  • sinking of waste
  • skyline destruction
  • sludge digestion
  • sludge incineration
  • smog warning
  • smoke prevention
  • smoking
  • soil acidification
  • soil contamination
  • soil decontamination
  • soil leaching
  • soil loading
  • soil pollutant
  • soil pollution
  • soil salination
  • soil salinity
  • soil surface sealing
  • solid particle
  • solvent recovery
  • soot
  • sound emission
  • sound immission
  • source of pollution
  • spatial distribution
  • special industrial waste
  • special waste
  • spillage
  • spoil dump
  • stratospheric ozone depletion
  • structure-activity relationship
  • substitutability (chemistry)
  • substitution of halogenated compounds
  • substitution of phosphate
  • sudden load
  • suspended matter
  • temporary storage
  • teratogen
  • tertiary treatment
  • thermal pollution
  • thermal treatment
  • thermoselect process
  • total organic carbon
  • toxic effect
  • toxic pollution
  • toxic waste
  • toxicological assessment
  • toxicological testing
  • traffic emission
  • traffic noise
  • trajectory
  • transboundary pollution
  • treatment residue
  • trickling filter
  • trophic level
  • turbidity
  • twin-hull craft
  • ultrafiltration
  • uncontrolled dump
  • unleaded petrol
  • urban pollutant
  • urban pollution
  • urban traffic
  • urban wastewater
  • urban wastewater treatment
  • used water
  • utilisation of pesticides
  • vapour recovery system
  • vehicle exhaust gas
  • vitrification
  • waste air
  • waste air purification (gas)
  • waste assimilation capacity
  • waste disposal
  • waste dump
  • waste dumping
  • waste gas
  • waste gas dispersion
  • waste gas emission
  • waste gas examination
  • waste gas reduction
  • waste gas treatment
  • waste heat
  • waste heat charge
  • waste incineration
  • waste incinerator
  • waste recovery
  • waste storage
  • waste treatment effluent
  • waste water
  • waste water charge
  • waste water discharge
  • waste water disposal
  • waste water load
  • waste water pollution
  • waste water purification
  • waste water quality
  • waste water sludge
  • waste water statistics
  • waste water treatment
  • wastewater collection
  • wastewater treatment plant
  • water aeration
  • water endangering
  • water monitoring
  • water pollutant
  • water pollution
  • water pollution prevention
  • water salination
  • water seepage
  • weakly degradable substance
  • wet process
  • wet scrubber
  • world biocapacity
  • xenobiotic substance
Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/theme/26