GEOG 301

Environmental Impact Assessment

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Also: ES 461

Formerly: ES 410

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.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GEOG 301, GEOG 391 (if taken in the same topic), ES 400A (if taken prior to September 1989), ES 410, ES 461.


Undergraduate course in Geography offered by the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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