Glossary V

The Environmental Glossary. Letter V +++ 'Veal', 'Value', 'Vehicle Miles Traveled'

German: Wert
A value is a Characteristic of the environment that is desired. In the past, the term "environmental value" was defined to mean Characteristic of the environment that

A Veal is a Calf (usually male) that is raised on milk and is intended to be used for meat at a young age.

A Vehicle Miles Traveled is a measure of the extent of motor vehicle operation; the total number of vehicle miles traveled by all vehicles within a specific geographic area over a given period of time.

Related Articles

Bacteria at■■■■■
Bacteria refers to the living single-cell organisms. Bacteria can be carried by water, wind, insects, . . . Read More
Sewage treatment plant ■■■■■
Sewage treatment plant: A sewage treatment plant is a facility designed to receive the wastewater from . . . Read More
Activated sludge at■■■■
Activated sludge refers to a sludge particles produced in raw or settled wastewater (primary effluent) . . . Read More
Composting ■■■■
A Composting is the controlled biological Decomposition of organic material in the presence of air to . . . Read More
Aerated Lagoon ■■■■
An Aerated Lagoon is a holding and/or treatment pond that speeds up the natural process of biological . . . Read More
Biological Treatment ■■■■
. . . Read More
Backyard Composting ■■■■
A Backyard Composting is Diversion of organic food waste and yard trimmings from the municipal waste . . . Read More
Compost ■■■■
A Compost is the relatively stable Humus material that is produced from a Composting process in which . . . Read More
Carbon dioxide ■■■■
A carbon dioxide (CO2) is a naturally occurring greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, concentrations of which . . . Read More
Residue at■■■■
Residue refers to any substance, including metabolites, remaining in livestock at time of slaughter or . . . Read More