CME350 Syllabus - Environment Sustainability And Impact Assessment - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CME350 Syllabus - Environment Sustainability And Impact Assessment - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CME350

ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY AND IMPACT ASSESSMENT

 L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1 To make the students to understand the concepts of Environmental Sustainability & Impact Assessment
2 To familiarize the students in environmental decision making procedure.
3 Make the students to identify, predict and evaluate the economic, environmental, and social impact of development activities
4 To provide information on the environmental consequences for decision making
5 To promote environmentally sound and sustainable development through the identification of appropriate alternatives and mitigation measures.

UNIT I

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESMENT

9

Environmental impact assessment objectives – rationale and historical development of EIA - Conceptual frameworks for EIA Legislative development – European community directive – Hungarian directive.

UNIT II

ENVIRONMENTAL DECISION MAKING

9

Strategic environmental assessment and sustainability appraisal – Mitigation, monitoring and management of environmental impacts- Socio economic impact assessment.


UNIT III

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, PLANNING AND LEGISLATION

9

Regional spatial planning and policy – Cumulative effects assessment – Planning for climate change, uncertainty and risk.

UNIT IV

LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT

9

Life cycle assessment; Triple bottom line approach; Industrial Ecology. Ecological foot printing, Design for Environment, Future role of LCA, Product stewardship, design, durability and justifiability, measurement techniques and reporting

UNIT V

SUSTAINABLE URBAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

9

Spatial economics – Knowledge economy and urban regions.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: At the end of the course the students would be able to
1. Explain the concepts of Environment Sustainability and trained to make decision related to Environment.
2. Make decision that has an effect on our environment
3. Evaluate the basics of environmental policy, planning and various legislation Get valuable information for exploring decisions in each life stage of materials, buildings, services and infrastructure.
4. Explain the Life cycle assessment of Environmental sustainability.
5. Explain sustainable urban economic development.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. The Application of Science in Environmental Impact Assessment, by Aaron J. MacKinnon, Peter Duinker , Tony R. Walker , Routledge; 1st edition (14 May 2019), ISBN-10 : 0367340194
2. Routledge Handbook of Environmental Impact Assessment, by Kevin Hanna, Routledge; 1st editio (11 April 2022), ISBN-10 : 0367244470

REFERENCES:
1. Clive George, C. Collin, H. Kirkpolarice – Impact Assessment and sustainable development – Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007
2. Robort B Gibsan, Sustainability Assessment, Earth Scan publishers, 2005
3. Simon Dresner, The principle of sustainability – Earth Scan publishers, 2008
4. Canter, R.L., “Environmental Impact Assessment”, McGraw Hill Inc., New Delhi, 1996.
5. Shukla, S.K. And Srivastava, P.R., “Concepts In Environmental Impact Analysis”, Common Wealth Publishers, New Delhi, 1992.
6. John G. Rau And David C Hooten “Environmental Impact Analysis Handbook”, McGraw Hill Book Company, 1990.

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