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Everyday human activities leave behind solid, liquid and gaseous waste, which tend to increase the concentration levels in air, water, soil-sediment and biota. The evaluation of the concentration of these products is now compulsory for planning a strategy of intervention for the sake of Earth�s health. For thirty years, indicators have been used as monitors of environment pollution; their main advantages can be found in their reduced cost and in the integrated response they give.

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Authors: CENCI R M, JRC, Environment Institute, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: An article published in: Industria della Carta, Vol.39, No.5 (2001), pp.46-51
Record Number: 200114062 / Last updated on: 2001-11-23
Original language: it
Available languages: it