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Environmental Impact Assessment

  • Joseph L. Awange
  • John B. Kyalo Kiema
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Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is defined by Munn (1979) as the need to identify and predict the impact on the environment and on man’s health and well-being of legislative proposals, policies, programs, projects, and operational procedures, and to interpret and communicate information about the impact.

Keywords

Groundwater Level Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessment Cumulative Impact Sustainability Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Spatial SciencesCurtin University of TechnologyPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  4. 4.School of EnvironmentMaseno UniversityKisumuKenya
  5. 5.Geospatial and Space TechnologyUniversity of NairobiNairobiKenya

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