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Descriptor English: Transboundary Pollution
Descriptor Spanish: Contaminación Transfronteriza
Descriptor Portuguese: Poluição Transfronteiriça
Descriptor French: Pollution Transfrontalière
Entry term(s): Transfrontier Contamination
Transfrontier Pollution
Tree number(s): SP4.102.072.092.693.703
SP8.473.654.587.477.413
Scope note: Pollution and pollutants that have been produced in one country and that have passed international boundaries through water or air to other countries, causing pollution. The effects can be mitigated only through international agreements as the damage is caused outside the boundaries of the victim country (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Acid Rain MeSH
Frontier Water DeCS
Pollutants Transport DeCS
DeCS ID: 35131
Unique ID: DDCS035131
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Transboundary Pollution - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060987
Scope note Pollution and pollutants that have been produced in one country and that have passed international boundaries through water or air to other countries, causing pollution. The effects can be mitigated only through international agreements as the damage is caused outside the boundaries of the victim country (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Transboundary Pollution
Entry term(s) Transfrontier Contamination
Transfrontier Pollution



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