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contribution of predictive methods to the scientific approach in EIA.

J. C. Stans

contribution of predictive methods to the scientific approach in EIA.

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Published by Delft Hydraulics Laboratory in Delft .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"paper presented at the Symposium on Environmental Impact Assessment, Crete, Greece, April 10-17, 1983" - title page.

SeriesPublication / Delft Hydraulics Laboratory -- no.308
ContributionsDelft Hydraulics Laboratory., Symposium onEnvironmental Impact Assessment (1983 : Crete)
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Open LibraryOL13976742M


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Social Impact Assessment emerged in the s and s in response to the critique of the biophysical nature of EIA, and its lack of capacity to cover social impacts (Morgan, ).

SIA in its early form focused on a more technocratic prediction of likely impacts from a social perspective, with particular relevance to large-scale construction.

This chapter contains a description of the scientific approach as it applies to the theory and practice of will learn why science, despite being the best approach to research, is not subject to proof from outside its own logical system.

Scientific knowledge and its growth are a func. • Various Impact prediction, evaluation and mitigation are available to the analyst, and these can help to underpin analysis. • Mitigation measures come into play particularly at this stage.

However, the increasing sophistication of some methods does run the risk of cutting out key actors, and especially the public, from the EIA process. contribute to the accumulation of scientific knowledge, they are used in the scientific process.

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