Environmental Impact Assessment: Theory And Practice by Anji Reddy Mareddy

Environmental Impact Assessment: Theory And Practice

byAnji Reddy Mareddy

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An inter-disciplinary approach to performing an effective environmental impact assessment,Environmental Impact Assessment: Theory and Practicedescribes the various pieces of knowledge necessary to speak the language of EIA as well as carry out EIAs focusing on a variety of environmental issues including impacts on environmental components like air, water, soils, land, noise, and biological environment in a systematic manner.

Organized into 15 chapters covering most of the aspects of EIA,Environmental Impact Assessment: Theory and Practiceprovides engineers with the tools and methods to conduct an effective assessment, including report preparations and design measures or other relevant mitigation steps that can be taken to reduce or avoid negative effects. Case Studies are presented to provide guidance sp professionals can better understand, plan and prepare environmental impact assessments.

  • Presents detailed methodologies for air pollution control, waste treatment schemes, phytoremediation, bioremediation, hazardous waste, green belt development, and rain water harvesting
  • Highlights the concepts and some important definitions of EIA as well as the planning and management of EIA study along with the composition of EIA team
  • Discusses the impacts on valued environmental components like air, water, soils, land, noise, biological environment and socio economic environment in a systematic manner

About The Author

Anji Reddy Mareddy is a Professor of Environmental Science and Technology, Centre for Environment, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) India. Dr. Reddy received his Ph.D. in Remote Sensing (Civil Engineering) from JNTUH in 1995, M.Tech. Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur in 1989 ...

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Title:Environmental Impact Assessment: Theory And PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:618 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 23, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0128111399

ISBN - 13:9780128111390

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Table of Contents

1. Environmental Policies
2. Conceptual Facets of EIA
3. EIA Study Planning and Management
4. Baseline Data and Environmental Setting
5. Impact Identification Methods
6. Impacts on Air Environment
7. Impacts on Water Environment
8. Impacts on Soils and Land Environment
9. Impacts on the Noise Environment
10. Impacts on the Biological Environment
11. Impacts on the Socioeconomic Environment
12. Mitigation and Impact Management
13. Technology in EIA
14. EIA Practice in India
15. Public Involvement in EIA