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LAND REHABILITATION [2 records]

Record 1 2013-06-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Environmental Management
  • Anti-pollution Measures
  • Site Development
  • Soils (Agriculture)
DEF

The return of damaged, degraded or derelict land to a beneficial use.

OBS

The term "remediation" is commonly reserved to the process of dealing with contaminated/polluted sites.

OBS

reclamation; rehabilitation; restoration: terms and definition standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gestion environnementale
  • Mesures antipollution
  • Aménagement du terrain
  • Sols (Agriculture)
DEF

Remise en état exploitable d'un terrain endommagé ou dégradé ou d'un site dégradé.

OBS

Le terme «remédiation» est communément attribué au procédé de traitement des sites contaminés/pollués.

OBS

réhabilitation d'un terrain : terme et définition normalisés par l'Organisation internationale de normalisation (ISO).

Spanish

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Record 2 1999-03-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Environmental Economics
  • Areal Planning (Urban Studies)
  • Site Development
  • Soil Science
OBS

Not to be confused with: restoration (in French: "restauration", "régénération"), reclamation (in French: "bonification", "mise en valeur"), amendment (in French: "amendement").

Key term(s)
  • soil rehabilitation
  • rehabilitation of land
  • rehabilitation of soils

French

Domaine(s)
  • Économie environnementale
  • Aménagement du territoire
  • Aménagement du terrain
  • Science du sol

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Economía del medio ambiente
  • Planificación de zonas (Urbanismo)
  • Preparación del terreno
  • Ciencia del suelo
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