Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment [NOOK Book]


A comprehensive, clearly structured and readable overview of the subject, Introduction to Environmental Impact Assesment quickly established itself as the leading introduction to EIA. The second edition introduced and developed many issues of growing importance to the ...

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A comprehensive, clearly structured and readable overview of the subject, Introduction to Environmental Impact Assesment quickly established itself as the leading introduction to EIA. The second edition introduced and developed many issues of growing importance to the student and practioners of EIA are introduced and developed, for example:
* The ammendments to the EC EIA Directive
* Best Practice in the EIA process
* Major reviews of EIA effectiveness
* Comparative EIA systems worldwide
* Changing Prospects for EIA

The third edition, includes all the latest thinking on EIA and in particular, brings in the most recent changes to the UK legislative context in chapter three.

The book includes comprehensive appendices with a wealth of important reference material. Written by three authors with extensive research, training and practical experience of EIA, this book brings together the most up-to-date infornation from many sources.

Introduction to EnvironmentalImpact Assessment, 3rd Edition not only provides a complete introductory text but will also support further studies. Students on undergraduate and postgraduate planning programmes will find it essential as a course text, as will students of enviromental management/policy, enironmental sciences/studies, geography and the built enviroment. Planners, developers and decision makers in government and business will also welcome the new edition as a very effective means of getting to grips with this important subject.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203023068
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/11/2005
  • Series: Natural and Built Environment Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 448
  • File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Principles and procedures 1
1 Introduction and principles 3
2 Origins and development 28
3 UK agency and legislative context 54
Pt. 2 Process 85
4 Starting up; early stages 87
5 Impact prediction, evaluation and mitigation 126
6 Participation, presentation and review 157
7 Monitoring and auditing : after the decision 185
Pt. 3 Practice 209
8 An overview of UK practice to date 211
9 Case studies of EIA in practice 240
10 Comparative practice 289
Pt. 4 Prospects 319
11 Improving the effectiveness of project assessment 321
12 Widening the scope : strategic environmental assessment 341
App. 1 The text of Council Directive 97/11/EC 366
App. 2 Directive 2001/42/EC 382
App. 3 The Lee and Colley review package 394
App. 4 Environmental impact statement review package (IAU, Oxford Brookes University) 395
App. 5 Key EIA journals and Websites 408
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