ES 461

Environmental Impact Assessment

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Also: GEOG 301

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 ES 461, ES 410, ES 400A (if taken prior to September 1989), GEOG 301, GEOG 391 (if taken in the same topic).


Undergraduate course in Environmental Studies offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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