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Select a letter from the list below to view glossary terms, acronyms/abbreviations, chemicals, and units of measure.

1 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Paleontological resources
Paleozoic
Palm oasis
Palustrine wetlands
Pan evaporation
Parabolic solar collector trough
Parabolic trough
Parabolic trough system
Particulate matter
Passerine
Patterned-body anthropomorphs
Peak horizontal acceleration
Peanut-body anthropomorphs
Pediment
Per capita income
Perennial allotment
Perennial streams
Perennial surface water features
Perennial yield (groundwater)
Perennial/safe/sustainable yield
Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)
Permeability
Permissible Exposure Limit (PPL)
Permit
Permitted use
Permittee
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Pesticide
Pestle
Petrocalcic
Petroglyph
PFYC
Phosphorous
Photon
Photosynthesis
Photovoltaic (PV) array
Photovoltaic (PV) cell
Photovoltaic (PV) facility
Photovoltaic (PV) module
Photovoltaic (PV) panel
Photovoltaic (PV) power plant
Photovoltaic (PV) receiver
Photovoltaic (PV) system
Photovoltaics (PV)
Phreatic vegetation
Phreatophytes
Physiography
Phytoplankton
Pictograph
Piezometer
Pithouse
Placer
Placer mining
Placer mining claim
Plains
Planetary boundary layer turbulence structure
Plankton (planktonic)
Playa
Playa lake
Pleistocene
Plume
Plume downwash
Plume model
Pluton
Plutonic
Pluvial lake
PM10
PM2.5
Point light source
Point of diversion
Point source (emissions)
Potable water
Potential Fossil Yield Classification (PFYC)
Potentially Active Fault
Power block
Power conditioning system (PCS)
Power production capacity
Power tower
Power tower system
Power, electrical
Precambrian
Prehistoric
Prehistoric resources
Prescribed fires
Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Program
Prey base
Prior Appropriation Doctrine
Projectile point
PSD increments
Public land
Public Land Order (PLO)
Public Land Survey System (PLSS)
Pueblo
Pueblo rights
Pyroclastic flow
Pyroclastic surge