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Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment

ISBN-10: 0415441757

ISBN-13: 9780415441759

Edition: 3rd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Morris, Riki Therivel

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List price: $60.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/20/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 562
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Contributors to this edition Preface and acknowledgements
Methods for environmental components
Introduction
EIA and the aims of the book
The EIA process
The current status of EIA
Book structure
Integration of component assessments
The broader context and the future of EIA methods
Socio-economic impacts 1: overview and economic impacts
Introduction
Definitions and concepts: socio-economic impacts
Baseline studies: direct and indirect economic impacts
Impact prediction: direct employment impacts
Impact prediction: wider economic impacts
Mitigation and enhancement
Monitoring
Conclusions
Socio-economic impacts 2: social impacts
Introduction
Baseline studies
Impact prediction
Mitigation
Monitoring
Sources of further information
Noise
Introduction
Definitions and concepts
Legislative background and interest groups
Scoping and baseline studies
Impact prediction
Mitigation
Monitoring
Conclusions
Transport
Introduction
Definitions and concepts
Legislative background
Interest groups and sources of information
Scoping and baseline studies
Impact prediction and evaluation
Mitigation measures
Monitoring
Conclusions
Landscape and visual
Introduction
Definitions and concepts
Legislative background and interest groups
Baseline studies
Impact prediction
Mitigation and enhancement
Monitoring
Concluding issues
Archaeological and other material and cultural assets
Introduction
Definitions and concepts
Legislative background and interest groups
Scoping and baseline studies
Impact prediction
Mitigation and enhancement
Monitoring
Conclusions
Air quality and climate
Introduction: definitions and concepts
Legislative background and interest groups
Scoping and baseline studies
Impact prediction
Mitigation
Monitoring
Soils, geology and geomorphology
Introduction
Definitions and concepts - geology and geomorphology
Definitions and concepts - soils
Legislative background and interest groups
Scoping and baseline studies
Impact prediction
Mitigation
Monitoring
Water
Introduction
Definitions and concepts of water quantity
Definitions and concepts of water quality
Legislative background and interest groups
Scoping
Baseline studies on water quantity
Baseline studies on water quality
Impact prediction
Mitigation
Monitoring
Ecology
Introduction
Definitions and concepts
Legislative background and interest groups
Scoping and baseline studies
Phase 1 baseline surveys
Phase 2 surveys and evaluation of baseline conditions
Impact prediction
Mitigation
Monitoring
Conclusions
Coastal ecology and geomorphology
Introduction
Definitions and concepts
Legislative background and interest groups
Scoping and baseline studies
Impact prediction
Mitigation
Monitoring
Conclusions
Shared and Integrative Methods
Environmental Risk Assessment and Risk Management
Introduction
Definitions and concepts
Legislative and policy background and interest groups
Key steps in Performing an Environment Risk Assessment
Different levels of ERA
Parallels between EIA and ERA
Opportunities and challenges for ERA
Risk communic