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> Manmade Hazards > Pollution
PREFERRED TERM
SDN:A03::PollutionPollution  
DEFINITION
  • Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into an environment, that can cause instability, disorder, harm or discomfort to the physical systems or living organisms therein. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances, or energy, such as noise, heat, or light energy.
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NOTE
  • accepted
IDENTIFIER
  • SDN:A03::Pollution
DATE
  • 2011-08-19 11:46:42.0
IDENTIFIER
  • SDN:A03::Pollution
VERSION
  • 1
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URI
http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/A03/current/Pollution/
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