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Project Summary
Waste Transfer Stations
Transportation and Traffic
Asthma and Air Pollution
Air Quality
Water Quality
Youth Participation and Leadership Program

This document contains definitions of terms related to pollution and environmental quality which are often referred to in discussions and documents related to the South Bronx Environmental Studies Project.

  • Pollutant
  • Environmental Standard
  • Air Pollution
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Ozone
  • Nitrogen Dioxide
  • Sulfur Dioxide
  • Particulate Matter
  • Air Quality Index (AQI)
  • Water Pollution
  • Floatables
  • Pathogens
  • Hypoxia
  • Combined Sewer Overflow

  • Waste
  • Waste Transfer Stations
  • Putrescible Material
  • Industrial Solid Waste
  • Hazardous Solid Waste
  • Risk Assesment
  • Health Risks
  • Risk Assesment
  • Hazard Identification
  • Exposure Asessment
  • Dose-Response Assessment
  • Risk Characterization

  • Sources

    Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems
    Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
    New York University
    411 Lafayette Street. Suite 300
    New York, NY 10003