Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment / Edition 3

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Overview

A practical, up-to-date explanation and guide to how EIAs are, and should be, carried out for specific environmental components (e.g. air, water, ecological systems, and socio-economic systems). For each component, it includes a discussion of relevant regulations and standards, how baseline surveys are conducted, how impact predictions are made, what mitigation measures can be used, how the effectiveness of such measures should be monitored, and the limitations of the methods. This new edition has a new second part, consisting of chapters on "cross-cutting" methods that can be applied to, and can often facilitate integration between, many of the environmental components discussed in the first part.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415441742
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/1/2009
  • Series: Natural and Built Environment Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Morris was formerly a Principal Lecturer in Ecology at the School of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Oxford Brookes University. He is now retired.

Riki Therivel is a partner of Levett-Therivel sustainability consultants, and a visiting professor at the School of the Built Environment, Oxford Brookes University.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Methods for environmental components 1. Introduction Riki Therivel & Peter Morris 2. Socio-economic impacts 1: overview and economic impacts John Glasson 3. Socio-economic impacts 2: social impacts Andrew Chadwick 4. Noise Riki Therivel 5. Transport Chris Fry and Riki Therivel 6. Landscape and visual Rebecca Knight 7. Archaeological and other material and cultural assets Riki Therivel 8. Air quality and climate David Walker and Hannah Dalton 9. Soils, geology and geomorphology Chris Stapleton, Kevin Hawkins and Martin Hodson 10. Water Sally-Beth Kelday, Andrew Brookes and Peter Morris 11. Ecology Peter Morris and Roy Emberton 12. Coastal ecology and geomorphology Ricard Cottle and Sian John Part 2: Shared and Integrative Methods 13. Environmental Risk Assessment and Risk Management Andrew Brookes 14. Geographical Information Systems and EIA Agustin Rodriguez-Bachiller and Graham Wood 15. Quality of life capital Riki Therivel 16. Sustainable development and sustainability appraisal Roy Emberton and Riki Therivel Appendices

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