What does environmental science mean?

Definitions for environmental science

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ecology, bionomics, environmental science(noun)

    the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment


  1. environmental science(Noun)

    The integrated study of factors that influence the environment and environmental systems, especially the interaction of the physical, chemical, and biological components of the environment


  1. Environmental science

    Environmental science is a multidisciplinary academic field that integrates physical and biological sciences, to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems. Environmental science provides an integrated, quantitative, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental systems. Related areas of study include environmental studies and environmental engineering. Environmental studies incorporates more of the social sciences for understanding human relationships, perceptions and policies towards the environment. Environmental engineering focuses on design and technology for improving environmental quality in every aspect. Environmental scientists work on subjects like the understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative energy systems, pollution control and mitigation, natural resource management, and the effects of global climate change. Environmental issues almost always include an interaction of physical, chemical, and biological processes. Environmental scientists bring a systems approach to the analysis of environmental problems. Key elements of an effective environmental scientist include the ability to relate space, and time relationships as well as quantitative analysis.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of environmental science in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of environmental science in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stanford University engineer Wei-Min Wu:

    The findings are revolutionary. This is one of the biggest breakthroughs in environmental science in the past 10 years.

  2. Ravi Gossain:

    People demand that we should tell them about climate change and environmental science and good practices. But they also need roads. Every village demands roads right where they are. This means felling trees, and that is creating (the conditions for) disaster.

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