Glossary E

The Environmental Glossary. Letter E +++ 'Environment', 'Energy', 'Ecosystem'
An Enteric fermentation is a digestive process by which carbohydrates are broken down by Microorganisms into simple molecules for Absorption into the bloodstream of an animal.

An entire is Being whole, not convoluted or divided into distinct spatial parts. In EMAP, this property affects the precision of certain sample statistics. (See related: fragmented.)

An environment is "The sum of all external conditions affecting the life, development, and survival of an organism" (EPA 1992, 11). (See related: habitat.)

Environmental is a term derived from the animal's environment, bedding, housing, etc.


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,

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