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Strategic Environmental Assessment: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience

By: Barry Dalal-Clayton and Barry Sadler

470 pages, Figures, tables


Paperback | Dec 2005 | #152567 | ISBN: 1844071790
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Hardback | Dec 2005 | #152566 | ISBN: 1844071782
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About this book

New international sourcebook on SEA principles, approaches and instruments with coverage of all major industrialised countries including the US, UK/Europe, Canada, Australia, Japan and Korea and 50+transitional and developing countries in Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Pacific.

From the publisher's announcement:

This unique sourcebook provides a global, state-of-the-art review of the rapidly evolving field of strategic environmental assessment (SEA), describing trends in application and experience and practice across the globe in a variety of agencies and contexts. Drawing on published and unpublished material and contributions from a wide range of individual experts, organizations and agencies, it provides an unparalleled and invaluable understanding of what constitutes SEA and how and when it can be applied. The first part provides an international review of experience, practice, terminology, approaches and tools of SEA, covering developed, transitional and developing countries. The second part provides a collection of case studies illustrating SEA practice in a range of countries and contexts as well as a full set of references and a number of appendices.


SEA in International Perspective; Surveying the Field of SEA; SEA Experience in Developed Countries; SEA Experience in Development Cooperation; SEA Experience in Countries in Transition; SEA Experience in Developing Countries; Advances and Conclusions; Appendices, Bibliography, Index

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Barry Dalal-Clayton is Director for Strategies, Planning and Assessment at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and author of Sustainable Development Strategies (Earthscan, 2002). Barry Sadler is an Environmental Impact Assessment Advisor to UNEP and contributor to Assessing Impact (Earthscan, 2004)

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