ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Second cycle degree in NATURAL SCIENCE

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: MASSIMO DE MARCHI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Ecology and environmental law
Examination methods: Working group evaluation report plus oral examination
Course unit contents: -The role and need for evaluation
-Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA): regulations, procedures, case studies, European and International comparisons
-Art. 6 of Habitat directive and assessment of implications on Natura 2000 sites: procedures and case studies
-Social Impact Assessment and interaction with environmental assessment: key case studies
-Ecosystem services approach in environmental assessment
-GIS techniques and Multi Criteria Models for environmental assessments
-Accounting methods for environmental good and services: Contingent Evaluation, Cost/Benefits Analysis
-The management of participation inside environmental assessment procedures