Glossary E

The Environmental Glossary. Letter E +++ 'Entire', 'Environment', 'Estimate'
An Empty planchet is for G-M detectors, internal proportional counters, low background beta counters, alpha spectrometers.
Scintillation vial containing scintillant and sample known
endangered species are species in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant part of its range.
An Endemic is Species Characteristic of or prevalent in a particular or restricted locality or region.
endocrine disruptors are substances that stop the production or block the transmission of hormones in the body.

An Energy is the power to do work. Making new items from recycled ones takes less Energy than making products from brand new materials.

An Energy Balance is a detailed accounting of all energy flowing into and out of a volume or surface.

An energy conservation is using Energy efficiently or prudently; saving energy.

Energy efficiency are technologies and measures that reduce the amount of electricity and/or Fuel required to do the same work, such as powering homes, offices and industries.

An Energy intensity is Ratio between the consumption of energy to a given quantity of output; usually refers to the amount of primary or final energy consumed per unit of gross domestic product.
An Energy quality is ability of a form of energy to do useful work.