Go to Statistics Portal

TRANSBOUNDARY POLLUTION

Statistics Directorate    
French Equivalent: Pollution transfrontalière

Definition:
Transboundary pollution is pollution that originates in one country but, by crossing the border through pathways of water or air, is able to cause damage to the environment in another country.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Sunday, November 18, 2001