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Glossary of Terms
Acronyms are listed prior to definitions.
As provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and several other sources. This database will continue to grow with your contributions.

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Karst— A geologic formation of irregular limestone deposits with sinks, underground streams, and caverns.

Kinetic Energy— Energy possessed by a moving object or water body.

Kinetic Rate Coefficient— A number that describes the rate at which a water constituent such as a biochemical oxygen demand or dissolved oxygen rises or falls, or at which an air pollutant reacts.