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surveying services
Description

Refers to the provision of surveying services for others on a fee or contract basis. Included are land & quantity surveying services provided by establishments operated by persons registered with the Board of Land Surveyors and Board of Quantity Surveyors maintained under the Licensed Land Surveyors Act, 1958 (Revised 1991) and the registration of Quantity Surveyors Act, 1967 (Revised 1992).


Source : Services
Source Detail : Economic Census - Business Services
suspended solids
Description

Suspended Solids (SS) is caused by soil erosion and sedimentation from the development in highlands and clearance of land for logging and mining. It is resulted in the increase of SS and affects water quality in the river basins.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
sustainable development
Description
Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987). It assumes the conservation of natural assets for future growth and development.
Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
swamp
Description

Type of wetland with water standing permanently or for a considerable period of time and with a dense cover of native vegetation. Swamps may be freshwater or saltwater, and tidal or non-tidal.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics