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Categories > topics > contamination and pollution
PREFERRED TERM
contamination and pollution  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • air pollution
  • effluent
  • natural contaminants
  • outfall
  • pollution
  • soil pollution
  • water pollution
SCOPE NOTE
  • Introduction of harmful substances into the environment by human action or natural processes.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/contamination%20and%20pollution
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