Glossary S

The Environmental Glossary. Letter S +++ 'Sampling and Analysis Plan', 'Sample', 'Sample Size'
The Sagebrush Rebellion is the movement started by ranchers and miners during the late 1970s in response to efforts of the Bureau of Land

A Sample is a single item or specimen selected from a larger population, such as any subset of a population of any medium (air, water, soil, etc.) used to characterize or make inferences regarding that population.

The Sample Size is the number of specimens units to be collected or the relative size of each specimen, volume, weight, etc.

The Sampled Population is the specimens collected or selected from a set location or locations.
The Sampling and Analysis Plan (SAP) is the detailed document created by the EPA.

A sampling strategy is a sampling design, together with a plan of analysis and estimation.

The Science Advisory Board (SAB) is a peer review panel internal to EPA. The Ecological Effects Committee of the SAB conducts reviews of EMAP's overall program and

A Secondary wastewater treatment plant is a facility that reduces pollutants and suspended solids to a greater level than that achieved by a primary treatment plant; the water goes through additional treatment processes, producing "cleaner" wastewater.

Sedum is a plant genus containing several species suited for use in green roof construction. Sedum

Self-Propelled is a term that is typically applied to farm machines with integral power units that are capable of moving about as Well as performing some other simultaneous operation