Environmental Monitoring

Environmental MonitoringEnvironmental Monitoring

Definition

Environmental monitoring is performed to measure the presence and concentration of pollutants in the environment, it is also performed to measure the preservation of natural resources.

This activity is carried out within the evaluating role framework of OEFA, with a final objective that is to find those accountable for the identified environmental alteration.

Hence, it is through this activity that the environmental oversight, enforcement and sanction actions are supported as it allows to measure the level of environmental impact attributable to a potential target.

Office in charge

Environmental Assessment Directorate