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Environmental restoration is reactive environmental protection. It includes:

(a) reduction or neutralization of residuals,

(b) changes in the spatial distribution of residuals,

(c) support of environmental assimilation, and

(d) restoration of ecosystems, landscape and so forth.

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

Cross References:
Environmental cleanup
Environmental protection

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, November 21, 2001