GITAM University Environmental Impact Analysis
Introduction to EIA. Definition of E IA and EIS.C.E. guidelines in USA, preparation of EIS,
Elements of EIA.
Agency Activities, Environmental setting. Environmental attributes, air, water, soil, ecology, noise
Socio-Economic aspects, Culture and human aspects (Human settlements – rehabilitations).
Environmental impacts, Identification measurement, Aggregation, Secondary and Cumulative
Criteria for selection of methodology, impact assessment methodologies, procedure for reviewing
environment impact statement.
Case studies, Economic impact analysis / Energy production impact analysis, cost benefit analysis,
Environmental impact mitigation and control measures.
Reference Books :
1. Urban & Jain, Environmental Impact Analysis.
2. Canter, Environnemental Impact Analysais –McGraw Hill Publishers, 2nd edition.