Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (USDA)
Clean Water Act
Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments
Coastal Zone Management Act
Reduction of nitrates or nitrites to nitrogen-containing gases.
Dairy Herd Improvement Association
Dry matter intake
Differential optical absorption spectroscopy
Dry standard cubic meter
An array of gas sensors that are combined with pattern recognition software to mimic human olfactory response (Lacey, 1998).
Effluent limitation guideline
The rate of mass emission per unit of area (e.g., tonnes per hour per hectare), typically from an area such as a waste lagoon or field.
A list showing the sources and amounts (e.g., tonnes) of a pollutant emitted from a defined area for a period of time, usually one year.
The rate of mass emission (e.g., tonnes per hour).
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act
Environmental Quality Incentives Program
An animal feeding operation where beef cattle are finished to slaughter weight; it consists of fenced earthen or concrete paddocks with cattle having little of no access to pasture.
Flame ionization detector
Flame photometric detector
Federal reference method
Farm Service Agency (USDA)
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
Grams per cubic centimeter
Gas chromatography with electron capture detection
Gas chromatography with flame ionization detection
Gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry
Ground-level area source
Hectare; an area 100 meters square, about 2.5 acres
Hazardous air pollutant