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Handbook of Environmental Impact Assessment (2-Volume Set)

Handbook / Manual

Series: Handbook of Environmental Impact Assessment

Edited By: Judith Petts

934 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, tables


Hardback | May 1999 | #94404 | ISBN: 0632047739
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NHBS Price: £280.00 $342/€313 approx

About this book

Volume 1 addresses EIA principles, process and methods, discussing topics not only in terms of good practice but also methodological evolution. Volume 2 focuses on practice and looks at what makes an effective EIA system and the primary requirements for ensuring effectiveness.

For those who are particularly interested in international perspectives on EIA, this book should be a useful addition to the library. Environmental Practice 3 (2) June 2001


Volume 1: EIA Process, Methods and Potential Part I: EIA As a Decision Tool: Introduction EIA and Sustainable Development EIA Versus other Environmental Management Tools Strategic Environmental Assessment - Principles and Potential Criteria and Standards for Assessing Significant Impact EIA, CBA and the Valuation of Environmental Impacts EIA Impact on Decisions Public Participation and EIA EIA and Information Technologies Part II: EIA Process and Methods: Screening, Scoping and Site-Selection EIA Monitoring and Auditing Air Quality Assessment Water Impact Assessment Social Impact Assessment Ecological Assessment Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment Risk Assessment Cumulative Effects Assessment Methods of Strategic Environmental Assessment Volume 2: EIA in Practice: Impact and Limitations Part I: Quality and Effectiveness: Introduction Comparative Evaluation of EIA Systems Capacity Building Quality and Quality Control in EIA Part II: EIA At the International Level: The Convention of Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context EIA and Multi-Lateral Financial Institutions Part III: International Experience: EIA in Central and Eastern Europe EIA in East Asia; EIA in Africa EIA in South and Central America EIA in North America EIA in the European Union Part IV: Sectoral Experience: Policy Environmental Assessment EIA of Land-Use Plans: Experience under the National Environmental Policy Act and the California Environmental Quality Act EIA and Waste Management EIA of Road and Rail Infrastructure EIA for Energy Projects EIA for Mining Projects EIA for Water Projects

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