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Introduction To Environmental Impact Assessment (Natural and Built Environment Series) Paperback – February 11, 2012

ISBN-13: 978-0415664707 ISBN-10: 0415664705 Edition: 4th

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Product Details

  • Series: Natural and Built Environment Series
  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 4 edition (February 11, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415664705
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415664707
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.8 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #176,721 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"However, the value in the book, and it is a very big value, it is that it gives a real understanding of EIAs. Recommended." - Richard J. Peppin, Noise Control Engineering Journal

"This publication is probably the most detailed and useful textbook written on EIA to date. It mixes theory with a candid description of EIA practice in a truly remarkable fashion, which makes it a worthwhile addition to the EIA practitioner’s library. Although the text is strongly focused on practices in the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), it still manages to provide a superior account of the generic EIA process and its application worldwide." – Zsuzsa Banhalmi-Zakar, Griffith University

Reviews from previous editions:

"Probably the highest endorsement I can give this book is that I have used the first edition in my teaching of environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a number of years now and have subsequently changed over to this new (third) version. It presents an excellent introduction to the theory and practice of EIA. Overall this is an informative book and probably the best introductory text on EIA available; it is well worth purchasing a copy" – Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal

"This book should join a limited number of publications that provide the essential first stages on a rapid EIA learning curve . . . Well written and referenced and should provide an invaluable introduction to EIA for a wide range of people including students, practitioners, developers and decision makers" – Environmental Assessment

"This book gives the student a good introduction to the history and evolution of environmental impact assessment. It covers the existing legislation well and provides interesting case studies and examples along the way to keep the reader interested . . . Many local authorities when faced with their first EIA would welcome such a review" – Built Environment

About the Author

John Glasson is Emeritus Professor of Environmental Planning, Founding Director of the Impacts Assessment Unit (IAU) and of the Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development (OISD), at Oxford Brookes University. He is also Visiting Professor at Curtin University in Western Australia.

Riki Therivel is Visiting Professor at Oxford Brookes University, a Senior Research Associate in the IAU and partner in Levett-Therivel sustainability consultants. Both Riki Therivel and John Glasson were appointed Commissioners of the UK Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC).

Andrew Chadwick is Senior Research Associate in the IAU.


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Great book in an excellent shape. Almost brand new (at least it looks like). The product came without problems.
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I think the content of the book is really good but I can't figure out how to find the print version page number. As I need to site this book for my thesis, this is most unhelpful.
So, content of the book is great, Kindle edition not helpful at all for the purposes of citation.
that is why I give two stars
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