NIT Hamirpur Syllabus ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Environment and its components, Concept of Ecological imbalances, carrying capacity and
sustainable development. Evolution of environmental impact assessment (EIA), Current screening
process in India. A step?by?step procedure for developing EIA. Elements of Environmental Analysis.
Public consultation, Post monitoring, Data collection for Air Quality Impact analysis, Water Quality
Impact Analysis and energy impact analysis. Impact Assessment Methodologies?Matrices, overlays,
network analysis. Case studies of Industrial EIA and Water resources projects. Brief introduction
about Environment legislation and Environmental Audit.
1. Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries: Asit K. Biswas
2. Environmental Impact Analysis Handbook : G.J. Rau and C.D. Wooten
3. Environmental Impact Assessment by C.W. Canter
4. Environmental Impact Assessment Theory and practice Peter Wathern