Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment: A Guide to Principles and Practice

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Oxford University Press, 2010 - Environmental impact analysis - 274 pages
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This updated edition of Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment provides a practical, step-by-step approach to environmental impact assessment. Written from an interdisciplinary perspective and taking into account both physical and human environments, this text is essential foracademic courses in geography, environmental science, planning, and civil engineering, and also makes an ideal text for professional training and reference for practitioners and administrators. Providing extensive Canadian case studies, with a few from Europe, Australia, and the USA, the textprovides students with opportunities to see EIA in practice. The second edition includes two new chapters: one on public involvement in EIA and the other on the current state of EIA.

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Bram Noble is an associate professor in the department of geography and planning at the University of Saskatchewan. His PhD is in Geography with a specialization in environmental assessment from Memorial University of Newfoundland. He also has an MES from the joint graduate program at WilfredLaurier University and the University of Waterloo. In addition to his academic credentials, Noble has also worked as a consultant on EIA to the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development (federal government), Parks Canada, the Department of Natural Resources, and a privateconsulting firm in Newfoundland.

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