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Sacred landscapes
Sacred site
Safe Drinking Water Act (SWDA)
Safe yield
Salinity
Salt flat
Sand
Sand boil
Sand dune
Sand dune obligate species
Sanitary waste
Sanitary wastewater
Savanna
Scarify
Scarp
Scenic integrity
Scenic quality
Scenic resources
Scenic value
Schist
Scoping
Scoria
Scraper
Scree
Scrubland
Secondary containment
Sedentism
Sedge
Sedimentary rock
Sedimentation
Seepage
Seeps
Seismic
Seismic swarm
Seismicity
Semi-arid
Semiconductor
Senior water rights
Sensitive species
Sensitivity level (analysis)
Shadow zone
Shale (outcrop)
Shear strength
Sherds
Shrink-swell potential
Shrub
Shrub-steppe
Shrubsteppe obligate
Silencer
Silicic volcanism
Silicon
Silt
Siltation
Siltstone
Sink
Skirt (fan, dune)
Sky glow
Skylining
Slash
Slip
Slip rate
Slope failure
Slope stability
Snag
SO2
Social disruption
Socioeconomics
Soil compaction
Soil deposition
Soil horizon
Soil horizon mixing
Solar array
Solar cell
Solar collector
Solar collector array
Solar energy
Solar energy technology
Solar Energy Zone (SEZ)
Solar module
Solar panel
Solar power tower
Solar tracking
Sole source aquifer
Solid waste
Source
Southwest Regional Gap Analysis Project (SWReGAP)
Special areas
Special status species (threatened, endangered, sensitive, rare)
Special Use Airspace (SUA)
Specially Designated Areas
Species of Special Concern
Specular reflection
Spill light
Spring
Sprinkler system
Staging area
State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO)
Steam amendment chemicals
Steam turbine-generator (STG)
Steep slopes
Steppe
STG
Stirling engine
Stolon
Strain
Strata
Stratigraphy (stratigraphic)
Stream terrace
Stressors
Strike-slip fault
Structural fires
Structure
Subalpine
Sub-canopies
Subsidence
Subsistence
Substation
Substrate
Sulfur dioxide (SO2)
Sulfur oxides (SOx)
Surface expression
Surface rupture
Surface texture
Surface water
Sustainable yield
Swale
Swarm (seismic swarm)