Glossary E

The Environmental Glossary. Letter E +++ 'Entire', 'Environment', 'Estimate'
An ENVIRONMENTAL AGENTS is Conditions other than indoor air contaminants that cause stress, comfort, and/or health problems (e.g., humidity extremes, drafts, lack of air circulation,
An environmental assessment is an Environmental analysis prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act to determine whether a Federal action should significantly affect the environment and thus require a more detailed environmental impact statement.

With the  Environmental Conditions we see a description of a physical medium (e.g., air, water, soil, or sediment) or biological system expressed in terms of its physical, chemical, radiological, or biological characteristics.

An Environmental Control is Temperature and humidity control in poultry and animal production barns.

The Environmental Data are any measurements or information that describe natural processes, locations, or conditions; ecological or health effects and consequences; or the performance of technology dealing with natural process; and,

The Environmental Data Operation is a Work performed to obtain, use, or report information pertaining to natural surroundings and conditions.

Environmental degradation is the depletion or destruction of a potentially renewable resource such as soil, grassland, forest, or wildlife that is used faster than it is naturally replenished.
An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a process required by governments prior to the approval and development of resource projects.

Environmental Monitoring describes the process of measuring or collecting information on natural surroundings.