EAS507 Environmental Impact Assessment

Code EAS507
Name Environmental Impact Assessment
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Environmental Engineering and Management
Academic staff Jeļena Pubule
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Origins of Environmental Impact Assesment (EIA). EIA procedure: legislative,policy and "middle ground" options. Project screening for EIA:methods and practice. Scope studies for Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Preparation of EIS: planning. public participation. Review of EIS. Multidisciplinary team management: project management framework selection of study team, study approach and management. Examples of project EIS..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of the course "Environmental Impact Assessment" is to provide students theoretical knowledge, practical process, terminology and methods of performing and producing an EIA.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able to participate in preparation of an EIA - Examination: exam, practical works Criteria: able to identify the need for an EIA and what issues to be included
Able to participate in assessment of an EIA - Examination: exam, practical works Criteria: able to assess EIA and its concordance with normatives and other requirements
Knows the EIA terminology and evaluation methods - Examination: exam, practical works Criteria: able to use correct terminology and right EIA evaluation methods

Course prerequisites environmental management, environmental problems

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