Environmental Impact Assessment
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An introduction to the objectives, philosophy, concepts, methods and social implications of environmental impact assessment (EIA). A critical examination of EIA as an analytical tool in the context of resource management and public policy is undertaken. Examples will be drawn from B.C., Canada and other countries.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 461, 410, 400A (if taken prior to 1989-90), GEOG 301, 391 if 391 offered in the same topic.
Also: GEOG 301
Formerly: ES 410
Prerequisites: 200 or 300A, and one of 301, 321 or 341; if taken as GEOG 301, GEOG 209.
Undergraduate course in Environmental Studies offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.