GPS 0238 - Environmental Impact Analysis

Credits: 3

ENVS 0238

This course covers the geographic, social and economic impact of land use projects on the natural environment. Students are taught how to determine the baseline inventory of environmental components and how to predict the impact of development on the environment. Topics include the legislative history, review criteria and analysis of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS). Students gain practical experience with EIS's through case study approaches and preparation of evaluation assessments.

Prerequisites: ENVS 0101  or GPS 0106 .

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