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DEPLETION (IN NATURAL RESOURCE ACCOUNTING)

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French Equivalent: Epuisement des stocks (en comptabilité des ressources naturelles)

Definition:
Depletion (in natural resource accounting) for renewable resources, refers to the part of the harvest, logging, catch and so forth above the sustainable level of the resource stock; for non—renewable resources, the quantity of resources extracted.

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 Monday, November 05, 2001