Publisher description for Introduction to environmental impact assessment / John Glasson, Riki Therivel and Andrew Chadwick.

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A comprehensive, clearly structured and readable overview of the subject, Introduction to Environmental Impact Assesment quickly established itself as the leading introduction to EIA. The second edition introduced and developed many issues of growing importance to the student and practioners of EIA are introduced and developed, for example:
* The ammendments to the EC EIA Directive
* Best Practice in the EIA process
* Major reviews of EIA effectiveness
* Comparative EIA systems worldwide
* Changing Prospects for EIA

The third edition, includes all the latest thinking on EIA and in particular, brings in the most recent changes to the UK legislative context in chapter three.

The book includes comprehensive appendices with a wealth of important reference material. Written by three authors with extensive research, training and practical experience of EIA, this book brings together the most up-to-date infornation from many sources.

Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment, 3rd Edition not only provides a complete introductory text but will also support further studies. Students on undergraduate and postgraduate planning programmes will find it essential as a course text, as will students of enviromental management/policy, enironmental sciences/studies, geography and the built enviroment. Planners, developers and decision makers in government and business will also welcome the new edition as a very effective means of getting to grips with this important subject.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental impact analysis -- Great Britain.
Environmental impact analysis.
Environnement -- ‚Etudes d'impact -- Grande-Bretagne.
Environnement -- ‚Etudes d'impact.