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Descriptor English: Non-Point Source Pollution
Descriptor Spanish: Contaminación Difusa
Descriptor Portuguese: Poluição Difusa
Descriptor French: Pollution diffuse
Entry term(s): Non Point Source Pollution
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Pollution, Non-Point Source
Pollution, Nonpoint Source
Source Pollution, Non-Point
Source Pollution, Nonpoint
Tree number(s): N06.850.460.790.205
SP4.041.432.548
SP4.102.072.092.693.100.494
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000075602
Scope note: Water pollution from a variety of diffuse sources carried over or through the ground and into water sources such as LAKES; RIVERS; WETLANDS; coastal waters; and GROUNDWATER. Such diffuse sources include roadways and parking lots (GASOLINE; HEAVY METALS; and motor oil), lawns or agricultural land (excess FERTILIZERS, livestock excrement, and PESTICIDES), landfill seepage, and construction sites (chemicals and trash used in construction processes).
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Water Pollutants (1996-2017)
Water Pollution (2001-2017)
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018
Related: Fixed Source DeCS
Industrial Pollutants DeCS
Mobile Source DeCS
DeCS ID: 25254
Unique ID: D000075602
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Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/06/30
Non-Point Source Pollution - Preferred
Concept UI M000630745
Scope note Water pollution from a variety of diffuse sources carried over or through the ground and into water sources such as LAKES; RIVERS; WETLANDS; coastal waters; and GROUNDWATER. Such diffuse sources include roadways and parking lots (GASOLINE; HEAVY METALS; and motor oil), lawns or agricultural land (excess FERTILIZERS, livestock excrement, and PESTICIDES), landfill seepage, and construction sites (chemicals and trash used in construction processes).
Preferred term Non-Point Source Pollution
Entry term(s) Non Point Source Pollution
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Pollution, Non-Point Source
Pollution, Nonpoint Source
Source Pollution, Non-Point
Source Pollution, Nonpoint



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