|| BSM5010 |
|| THEORY & PRACTICE |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Professor Peter Wathern |
|| Available all semesters |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment|| Assignment: 2,000 words || |
|| http://www.aber.ac.uk/environment |
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
After studying this module you should be able to:
From a range of development examples where Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) was not carried out, recognise the problems which occurred as a result and thus identify the need for EIA.
Define Environmental Impact Assessment.
Describe the factors which influenced the legislative development of EIA.
Describe the stages in the EIA process.
Identify the major issues related to the EIA process.
Describe and evaluate EIA methods.
Identify the major strengths of the EIA process which underlie its effectiveness, and recognise the future developments needed for further improvements.
Terminal objective :
To understand what is involved in each of the different stages of the EIA process, and what they are for.
This module is at CQFW Level 7