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Water resources (2 definitions)

Economic territory (of a country)

Research and development

Full-time equivalent employment

Market price equivalents

Defined benefit pension plans

Defined contribution pension plans

Horizontally integrated enterprise

Integrated economic accounts

Money purchase pension plans

Non-cultivated biological resources

Other land and associated surface water

Recreational land and associated surface water

Resources

Vertically integrated enterprise

National accounts

Integrated Pest Management

Change in real national net worth

Country of usual residence

Foreign population of a country

Foreign-born population of a country

GNI (gross national income)

Gross national disposable income

Gross national income (GNI)

Gross national product (GNP)

National disposable income

National expenditure

National income

National private corporations (non-financial and financial)

National wealth

Net national disposable income

Net national income

SNA (System of National Accounts)

System of National Accounts (SNA)

Visitors (from abroad to the country)

Resource management

Population Equivalent (in waste-water monitoring and treatment)

System of integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting (SEEA)

Country identifier

Development

Effective Dose Equivalent

Environmentally Adjusted National Income (ENI)

Equivalent Factors

Framework for Indicators of Sustainable Development (FISD)

Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES)

Human Development

Indicators of Sustainable Development

National Estate

National Parks

Quality management

Range Management

Rio Declaration on Environment and Development

Risk Management

Roentgen Equivalent Man (REM)

Satellite System (of national accounts)

Solid Waste Management

Stream Bank Management

Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development Indicators

United Nations Conference on Environment and Development

Waste Management

Common Property Resources (environmental)

Conditionally Renewable (Natural) Resources

Depletion (in natural resource accounting)

Genetic Resources

Natural Resource Accounting

Natural Resources

Non-renewable Natural Resources

Renewable Natural Resources

Resource rent

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

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

Community Structure

Transboundary Pollution

Land

SEEA

REM

Sievert

Stream Flow Regulations

Climosequence

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

Payroll taxes

Ecodevelopment

ENI

Environmental Accounting

Global Commons

World Heritage

Depletion of natural economic assets

Agronomy

Artificial Watercourse

Clear-cutting

Silviculture

Classification of Environmental Protection Activities (CEPA)

Domain groups

Driving Force-state-response Framework

Environmental Restructuring

Mining, manufacturing and utilities

Pressure-state-response Framework

Ekistics

Transfer price

Zoning

Biodiversity Convention

Climate Convention

Dose (radiology)

Earth Summit

Environment

FDES

FISD

Nutrient

Resident

Transitivity (in international comparisons)

Aldrin

Counterurbanization

Debt-for-nature Swap

Agenda 21

Greenhouse Climate Response Index

Hotelling Rent

Marine Park

Sustainable Income

Missing data

Processing error

Conservation

Environmental Debt

Monitoring Well

Natural Capital

PPP (purchasing power parity)

Purchasing power parity (PPP)

UNEP

Guidelines

Non-response rate

Reference area

Exchange rates

Diapause

Intergenerational Equity

Real holding gains/losses (non-residents)

Current international cooperation

Double entry

Illegitimate birth

Legitimate birth

Non-resident

Quality differences

Regional central bank

Short-term loans

Total economy

Indoor Air Pollution

Informal sector

Account

Opportunity cost

Environmental Functions

Maximum Sustainable Yield

Measure of Economic Welfare (MEW)

Pollution of Poverty

User-pays Principle

Capacity of Treatment Installation

Access rights

Civil Status

Dual Supply System

Dublin core

Population (3 definitions)

Refusal rate

Response rate

C.i.f. price

Central government

Centre of economic interest

Direct investment enterprise - foreign

Economic interest - centre of

Economic territory (of an international organisation)

F.o.b. price

Foreign direct investment enterprise

Illegal production

International organisations

Maternal death

Neutral holding gain

Note issuance facilities

Parity progression ratio

Reinvested earnings on direct foreign investment

Sustainability

Trading gains and losses

Adjustment

Corporation

Cultivated assets

Employers' actual social contributions

Epilimnion

Field Capacity

Impoundment

Influent

International statistical standard

Official statistics

Production

Urbanization

Bacterial Count

AMA rate

Price adjusted rate of exchange (PARE)

Principal rate

Waterborne Disease

Clean Technology

Environmentally Adjusted Net Domestic Product (EDP)

Hydrology

IUCN

Net Price

Overpumping

Soil Conservation

User Cost

WWF

Adapted Products

Agricultural Run-off

Bank Filtration

Biomonitoring

Corrosion

Dissolved Solids

Dual Flushing System

Energy Conversion Factors

Environmental Externalities

Erosion

Evapotranspiration

Flocculation

Freshwater

Informal Settlements

Land Drainage

Offstream Fish Farming

Protection against Natural Hazards

Stumpage Value

Aerosol Propellant

Alkalinization

Allocation of primary income account

Artificial Recharge

Asbestos

Benthos

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)

Cholera

Coliform Index

Cyclone Collector

Dam

Dendrocoelum Lacteum

Discharge

Dual Purpose Sewer

Employers' imputed social contributions

Environmental Media

Goods and services account

Groundwater Reservoir

Groundwater Surface

Hydrolysis

Hydroponics

Hydropower

Implicit price deflator

Imputed social contributions

Infiltration

Lahar

Loading

Malaria

Mudflats

Oil Dark

Onchocerciasis

Other accumulation entries

Other depository corporations

Other flows

Particulate Loadings

Permeability

Plankton

Polysaprobe

Quota

Raw Sewage

Real holding gain

Recharge

Reservoir

River-regulating Reservoir

Sedimentation

Sewage

Skimming

Soil Drainage

Transactions account

Transpiration

Turbidity

Balance of primary incomes

Balance sheet

Historic cost accounting

Historic monuments

Marine Pollution

Net

Neutral holding gain (by non-residents)

Nominal holding gain (by non-residents)

Satellite accounts

Subsoil Assets

Taxes and duties on imports

Agroforestry

Central bank

Cultivated natural assets

Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)

Individual Transferable Share Quota (ITSQ)

Long-term loans

Long-term securities other than shares

Market Valuation

Price relative

Reserve assets

Salinization

Short-term securities other than shares

State government

Universal Soil Loss Equation

Volume index

Overland Flow

Sewerage Network

Stress-response Environmental Statistical System

Aeration

Air Basin

Bacterial Purity

Biodegradation

Biologic Erosion

Biological Waste

Biosphere

Check Irrigation

Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)

Chlorination

Cladophora Blanket Weed

Coagulation

Coastal Zone

Comminution

Cooling Tower

Data set

Denitrification

Digester

Dilution

Dilution Ratio

Dissolved Oxygen (DO)

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

Nitrogenous Oxygen Demand (NOD)

Outfall Sewer

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

Percolation

Phosphorus

Photosynthesis

Precipitation-effectiveness Ratio

Preliminary Treatment

Protected Area

Recharge Area

Riparian Habitat

Rural population

Saturated Soil

Scrubber

Scum Collector

Sedimentation Tank

Sheet Erosion

Silt

Sludge

Soil Sealing

Sullage

Tertiary Treatment

Urban population

Urban Run-off

Waste Stabilization Pond

Weathering

Capital Accumulation (environmental accounting)

Citizens deported from abroad

Depletion Costs

Discounting (of natural assets)

Environmental Assets

Environmentally-adjusted net Capital Formation (ECF)

Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Existence Value

Fish stock

Genuine Saving

McKelvey Box

Natural Patrimony Accounting

Other accumulation

Overpopulation

Physical Accounting

Remote Sensing

World Conservation Strategy

Border workers

Entrepreneurs and investors (as settlers)

Foreign border workers

Project-tied migrant workers

Activated Carbon

Activated Sludge

Air Curtain

Algae

Beef Cattle Feedlot

Detergent

Drip Irrigation

Electrodialysis

Escherichia Coli (E. Coli)

Excursionists (also called "same-day" visitors)

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

General Data Dissemination System, GDDS

Hypolimnion

Leachate

Long-term migrant

Multiple Land Use

Precipitation

Run-off

Schistosomiasis

Sewer

Slow Sand Filtration

Trickling Filter

Usual residence

Ancenstry-based settlers

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

Judicial (legal) separation

Legitimation

Refugees

Returning migrants

Short-term migrant

Tourists

Aquaculture

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

Civil registration system

Closed Ecological System

Coastal Lagoons

Coliform Organism

Contaminant

Denudation

Dependants

Desalinization

Dew Point

Diatomaceous Earth

Diplomats and consular personnel

Disinfection

Dredging

Ecological Footprint

Energy Sources

Enrichment

Environment Statistics

Environmental Disease

Environmental Services

Estuary

Fen

Filtration

Flue Gas

Fluorosis

Foreign students

Foreigners whose entry or stay is not sanctioned

Forest Functions

Groundwater

Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare (ISEW)

International civil servants

Life-support System

Mechanical Treatment Technology

Nitrate

Non-point Source of Pollution

Oil Spill

Osmosis

Overgrazing

Oxidation Pond

Phenols

Pollution

Pollution Abatement

Protection against Erosion

Rainwater

Septic Tank

Sewage Lagoon

Sinking

Soil Conditioner

Storm Tank

Swamp

Terracing

Waterlogging

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

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