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Environmental Impact Assessment

N.S. Raman, A.R. Gajbhiye, S.R. Khandeshwar

ISBN: 9789389307702

232 pages

INR 375


The present book provides an exposure of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) principles and procedures. Its focus is on the methodology of the EIA so that it becomes a viable application oriented exercise. Major dimensions of environmental pollution like air quality, noise, water quality, soil and geology, aesthetics and socio-economic concerns are covered in this book. Measurement of environmental indicators and economists approaches of EIA are also described. The methodology highlighted in the book can also be applied to several other environmental issues.


  1. General aspects of EIA                
  2. EIA in India                                  
  3. Base information approach  
  4. Identification, prediction and assessment of impact
  5. Decision-making and uncertainties
  6. Monitoring                        
  7. Case studies
  8. Simulation                                  

Annexure i : Form 1 (application for obtaining EIA clearance

Annexure ii :  A compilation of legal instrument

Annexure iii : General standards for discharge of environmental pollutants

Annexure iv : Pre-feasibility report: points for possible coverage

Annexure v : Types of monitoring and network design considerations

Annexure vi : Guidance of assessment of baseline components and attributes