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This text explains what constitutes good practice in applying environmental assessment as an environmental management tool. A wide range of case studies and other student text features are employed to demonstrate how the different methods, techniques and disciplines of environmental assessment can be used. The authors address the key concepts for environmental assessment procedures: methods for using E.A.; techniques for impact prediction and evaluation; environmental risk assessment; EA consultation and participation; project management; environmental statement review and post-project analysis; and strategic environmental assessment. Worldwide case studies include: gas pipelines, hydroelectric power plants, gold mining, river crossings, waste-to-energy plants and gravel extraction in England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, the USA, Venezuela, the Netherlands, Iceland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Ghana.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415156912
ISBN-10: 0415156912
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x 13mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Owen Harrop

D. Owen Harrop and J. Ashley Nixon are both environmental management consultants for CORDAH, Aberdeen.

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