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aa

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Volcanic lava rock that is thick and porous and has a rough, jagged surface when it cools. It is a Hawaiian word, pronounced ah‐ah.

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aa

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 25 words.

Volcanic **lava rock that is thick and porous and has a rough, jagged surface when it cools. It

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AATSR

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 6 words.

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abandoned well

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

Any *well that has not been used for a long time and/or is not properly sealed, and is so

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abandoned well

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

Any well that has not been used for a long time and/or is not properly sealed, and is so poorly

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abandoned well

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Any well that has not been used for a long time and/or is not properly sealed, and is so poorly maintained that it cannot be used for the purpose for which it was intended.

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abandoned well

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

Any *well that has not been used for a long time and/or is not properly sealed, and is so

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abatement

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 17 words.

The elimination or reduction of emissions that create *pollution. Examples include smoke abatement and noise abatement.

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abatement

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 17 words.

The elimination or reduction of emissions that create pollution. Examples include smoke abatement and noise abatement.

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abatement

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Environmental Science.

Reduction or preferably elimination of public health hazards or nuisances such as environmental pollutants, noxious smells, excessive noise. Abatement is often an important activity in...

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