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Water resources (2 definitions)

Economic territory (of a country)

Defined benefit pension plans

Defined contribution pension plans

Money purchase pension plans

Non-cultivated biological resources

Other land and associated surface water

Recreational land and associated surface water

Resources

Country of usual residence

Foreign population of a country

Foreign-born population of a country

High-level Radioactive Waste

Visitors (from abroad to the country)

Resource management

Community of Species

Community Structure

Country identifier

High-density Polyethylene

Quality management

User Cost

User-pays Principle

A-scale Sound Level

Attachment level

Common Property Resources (environmental)

Conditionally Renewable (Natural) Resources

Depletion (in natural resource accounting)

Economic Injury Level

Education level

Genetic Resources

Ground-level Ozone

Ground-level Pollution

Incipient Lethal Level (LD50)

Integrated Pest Management

Level

Low-level Radioactive Wastes

Natural Resource Accounting

Natural Resources

Non-renewable Natural Resources

Range Management

Renewable Natural Resources

Resource rent

Risk Management

Solid Waste Management

Stream Bank Management

Trophic Levels

User

User satisfaction survey

Waste Management

Advanced Treatment Technology (waste water)

Artificial Water Impoundment

Brackish Water

Confined Water Well

Drinking Water Standards

Dystrophic Water

Hard Water

Humic Water

Net Abstraction of Water

Net Duty of Water

Offstream Use of Water

Population Equivalent (in waste-water monitoring and treatment)

Potable Water

Protection of Ambient Water

Salt Water Intrusion

Saprobic Water Classification

Storm Water

Surface Water

Waste Water

Waste-water Treatment

Water Abstraction

Water Conservation

Water Cycle

Water Erosion

Water Hyacinth

Water Lily

Water Mining

Water Pollution

Water Quality

Water Quality Classes

Water Quality Criteria

Water Quality Index

Water Quality Monitoring

Water Supply System

Water Table

Water Treatment

Water Use

Water Withdrawal

Water-based Disease

Water-related Disease

Tangible non-produced assets

Debt-for-nature Swap

UNEP

Aldrin

Transboundary Pollution

Transfer price

Land

Availability of data

Biodiversity Convention

Stream Flow Regulations

Dendrocoelum Lacteum

River-regulating Reservoir

Climosequence

Cost-benefit Analysis

Radioecology

Agronomy

Artificial Watercourse

Clear-cutting

Depletion of natural economic assets

Silviculture

Mining, manufacturing and utilities

Cosmic Rays

Demonetisation (of gold)

Ekistics

Existing good

Flash Flood

Incineration

Riparian Habitat

Straddling fish stock

Zoning

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Environmental Impact Statement

GESMES/CB

Tidal Flat

Compilation of vital statistics data

Computer software

Final consumption

Primary Energy Consumption

Repatriating refugees

Resident

State government

Transitivity (in international comparisons)

Access rights

Biological Indicator

Counterurbanization

Stratification

Timeliness in register-based vital statistics

LD50

Noise Pollution

Trading gains and losses

Missing data

Processing error

Current transfers

European System for the Collection of Economic Information on the Environment (SERIEE)

Conservation

Environmental Debt

Monitoring Well

Natural Capital

PPP (purchasing power parity)

Purchasing power parity (PPP)

Reference area

AMA rate

Environmental Externalities

Existing fixed asset

Fixed asset - existing

Aeration Tank

Aitken Nuclei

Green Revolution

Intensive Agriculture

Other flows

Semi-arid Zones

Sustainable Income

Wind Erosion

Actual final consumption of general government

Collective consumption service

Social security schemes

Total final consumption

United Nations Conference on Environment and Development

Current international cooperation

Excursionists (also called "same-day" visitors)

Foreign excursionists (also called "same-day visitors")

Informal sector

Non-resident

Regional central bank

Short-term loans

Total economy

Volume index

Air Quality Criteria

Air Quality Standards

Air-conditioning

Biological Benchmark

Critical Load

Dissemination

Dose-response Relationship

Exposure

Lake Classification

Noise Zoning

Relevance

Serviceability

Indoor Air Pollution

Internalization of environmental cost

Account

Category

Environmental Functions

Fish stock

Maximum Sustainable Yield

Non-profit institutions engaged in market production

Opportunity cost

Statistical information

World Conservation Strategy

Entertainment, literary or artistic originals

Civil Status

Dual Supply System

Hotelling Rent

Maternal death

Objectives

Official statistics

Population (3 definitions)

Tertiary Treatment

Aeration

C.i.f. price

Central government

Centre of economic interest

Economic interest - centre of

Economic territory (of an international organisation)

F.o.b. price

Illegal production

International organisations

Nitric Oxide (NO)

Other activities

Overpopulation

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Tundra

Corporation

Cultivated assets

Ecodevelopment

Employers' actual social contributions

Epilimnion

Field Capacity

Impoundment

Influent

McKelvey Box

Production

Total fertility rate

Activated Sludge

Background Station

Bacterial Count

Credibility

Financial lease

Integrity

Maintenance and repairs (of fixed assets)

Operating lease

Rental on fixed assets

Waterborne Disease

Algae

Consumption good or service

Environmentally Adjusted Net Domestic Product (EDP)

Goods

Hierarchy

IUCN

Net Price

Non-market output - other

Other non-market output

Other non-market producers

Price adjusted rate of exchange (PARE)

Principal rate

Taxes

WWF

Agenda 21

Aggregated data

Aggregation

Agricultural Run-off

Bank Filtration

Biomonitoring

Corrosion

Disaggregation

Dissolved Solids

Dual Flushing System

Evapotranspiration

Flocculation

Freshwater

Grossing up

Hydrology

Informal Settlements

Metadata dimension

Offstream Fish Farming

Overpumping

Soil Conservation

Accountability

Aerosol Propellant

Allocation of primary income account

Balance of primary incomes

Biodiversity Indices

Change in real national net worth

Current transfers within general government

Double entry

Earthwatch

Employers' imputed social contributions

External assets and liabilities account

Framework for Indicators of Sustainable Development (FISD)

Goods and services account

Human Settlements

Imputed social contributions

Malaria

National Estate

Neutral holding gain

Neutral holding gain (by non-residents)

Onchocerciasis

Other accumulation entries

Other current transfers

Other depository corporations

Quota

Real holding gain

Subsidies

Transactions account

Value

Vulnerability

Alkalinization

Artificial Recharge

Asbestos

Benthos

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)

Cholera

Coliform Index

Cyclone Collector

Dam

Discharge

Dual Purpose Sewer

Environmental Media

Estuary

Groundwater Reservoir

Groundwater Surface

Hydrolysis

Hydroponics

Hydropower

Infiltration

Lahar

Loading

Mudflats

Oil Dark

Particulate Loadings

Permeability

Plankton

Polysaprobe

Raw Sewage

Recharge

Reservoir

Sedimentation

Sewage

Skimming

Soil Drainage

Subsoil Assets

Terracing

Transpiration

Turbidity

Waterlogging

Agroforestry

Central bank

Cultivated natural assets

GDP at constant prices

Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)

Individual Transferable Share Quota (ITSQ)

Long-term loans

Long-term securities other than shares

Marine Pollution

Market Valuation

Price relative

Reserve assets

Salinization

Short-term securities other than shares

Universal Soil Loss Equation

Air Pollutants

Air Pollution Episode

Data

Overland Flow

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Sewerage Network

Soot Fall

Tropical Forest

Air Basin

Bacterial Purity

Biodegradation

Biologic Erosion

Biological Waste

Biosphere

Check Irrigation

Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)

Chlorination

Citizens deported from abroad

Cladophora Blanket Weed

Coagulation

Coastal Zone

Comminution

Containment

Cooling Tower

Denitrification

Digester

Dilution

Dilution Ratio

Dissolved Oxygen (DO)

Endangered Species

Environmental Conditioning

Geomorphology

Groundwater Run-off

Heat Sink

Hydrologic Cycle

Incineration with Recovery of Energy

Instream Aeration

Instream Use

Irrigation

Land Reclamation

Limestone Scrubbing

Liming

Monitoring

Natural Assets

Net migration rate

Nitrogen Oxide (NOx)

Nitrogenous Oxygen Demand (NOD)

Outfall Sewer

Ozone (O3)

p.p.m./p.p.b./p.p.t.

Percolation

Phosphorus

Photosynthesis

Polluter-pays Principle

Precipitation-effectiveness Ratio

Preliminary Treatment

Protected Area

Recharge Area

Rural population

Saturated Soil

Scrubber

Scum Collector

Sedimentation Tank

Sheet Erosion

Silt

Sludge

Soil Sealing

Sullage

Sustainable catch

Trace Elements

Urban population

Urban Run-off

Waste Stabilization Pond

Weathering

Capital Accumulation (environmental accounting)

Depletion Costs

Discounting (of natural assets)

Environmental Assets

Environmentally-adjusted net Capital Formation (ECF)

Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Existence Value

Genuine Saving

Human Development

National Parks

Natural Patrimony Accounting

Other accumulation

Physical Accounting

Remote Sensing

Sustainability

Border workers

Entrepreneurs and investors (as settlers)

Foreign border workers

Long-term migrant

Project-tied migrant workers

Usual residence

Activated Carbon

Air Curtain

Ancenstry-based settlers

Beef Cattle Feedlot

Capacity of Treatment Installation

Detergent

Drip Irrigation

Electrodialysis

Escherichia Coli (E. Coli)

General Data Dissemination System, GDDS

Hypolimnion

Leachate

Multiple Land Use

Precipitation

Refugees

Run-off

Schistosomiasis

Sewer

Short-term migrant

Slow Sand Filtration

Trickling Filter

Citizens in transit

Domestic employees

Family-based settlers

Foreign military personnel

Foreigners admitted for family formation or reunification

Foreigners having the right to free establishment

Foreigners in transit

Gateway

Judicial (legal) separation

Legitimation

Recommended use of data

Returning migrants

Tourists

Aquaculture

Civil registration system

Dependants

Diplomats and consular personnel

Foreign students

Foreigners whose entry or stay is not sanctioned

International civil servants

Acid Deposition

Agricultural Waste

Bacteria

Biological Treatment Technology

Biomass

Blue-green Algae

Building Codes

Catch per unit of effort (CPUE)

Channelization

Chemical Treatment (of hazardous waste)

Chromium

Closed Ecological System

Coastal Lagoons

Coliform Organism

Contaminant

Denudation

Desalinization

Dew Point

Diatomaceous Earth

Disinfection

Dredging

Ecological Footprint

Energy Sources

Enrichment

Environment Statistics

Environmental Disease

Environmental Services

Erosion

Fen

Filtration

Flue Gas

Fluorosis

Forest Functions

Groundwater

Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare (ISEW)

Land Drainage

Life-support System

Mechanical Treatment Technology

Nitrate

Non-point Source of Pollution

Oil Spill

Osmosis

Overgrazing

Oxidation Pond

Phenols

Pollution

Pollution Abatement

Pollution of Poverty

Protection against Erosion

Protection against Natural Hazards

Rainwater

Septic Tank

Sewage Lagoon

Sinking

Soil Conditioner

Storm Tank

Swamp

Wetland

Adoption

Annulment

Asylum-seekers

Born in wedlock

Civil registrar

Civil registration

Complete civil registration

Contract migrant workers

Divorce

Employment-based settlers

Foreign business travelers

Foreign migrant workers

Foreign tourists

Foreign trainees

Foreigners admitted for settlement

Foreigners granted temporary protected status

Foreigners seeking asylum

Foreigners whose status is regularized

Nomads

Seasonal migrant workers

Data set

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