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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

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French Equivalent: Impact écologique

Definition:
Environmental impact refers to the direct effect of socio-economic activities and natural events on the components of the environment.

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

Cross References:
Ecological impact
Environmental effect

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, November 08, 2001