CIV E 652 - Environmental Impact Assessment

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Engineering

Review of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) basics: role of EIA in project planning; screening, scoping, and baseline assessments; description of engineered activities; consultation and participation requirements; conflict management; impact predictions; monitoring; significance determination; decision making for engineering design; impact management; and cumulative effects. Emphasis is placed on principles and practice of impact assessment processes using case studies governed by Canadian and Albertan guidelines and legislation.