GEOG 7003 - Environmental Impact Assessment

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2019

This course introduces the methodology of environmental impact assessment (EIA) as a vital tool for sound environmental management and decision-making. The course provides an overview of the concepts, methods, issues and various forms and stages of the EIA process. It examines the development of EIA overseas and in Australia. It mainly draws on case studies of EIA in South Australia but also focuses on the EIA process in other countries, including developing countries. Different levels and systems of EIA are examined to highlight the diversity of approach and impact of the EIA process.

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