Definition of environmental science in English:

environmental science


  • Originally (in the context of education): science that is directly relevant to everyday life and the environments in which it is experienced. Later: the interdisciplinary scientific study of the environment and environmental problems; (also in plural) the set of sciences involved in this.


Early 20th century. From environmental + science.


environmental science

/ɪnˌvʌɪrənˌmɛntl ˈsʌɪəns/ /ɛnˌvʌɪrənˌmɛntl ˈsʌɪəns/