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  • #invadeDurham: co-creating heritage

     

    Abstract ID 1313

    Author: Jamie Davies  |  Co-Author(s):  Loes Veldpaus ,   Sarah Semple ,   Ana Pereira Roders

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Social Media, Impact Assessment and Community Voices

    A case on collecting community voices. #invadeDurham tested a method to reveal if what is designated as cultural heritage by the local authorities is also valued by local communities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A 'Boundary Object' for a Natural Gas Region

     

    Abstract ID 637

    Author: Will Rifkin  |  Co-Author(s):  Vikki Uhlmann ,   Jo-Anne Everingham ,   Katherine Witt

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  New ways of communication with stakeholders in the oil and gas industry

    Development of onshore natural gas requires collaboration across business, government, and the community; one example is our co-creation of a decision tool, based on socioeconomic indicators, as a 'boundary object'.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A balancing act: The role of benefits, impacts and faith in governance in predicting acceptance of mining in Australia

     

    Abstract ID 67

    Author: Airong Zhang  |  Co-Author(s):  Kieren Moffat

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    The research examines how mining associated benefits and negative impacts affect the public's acceptance of mining in Australia, and the important role of governance in addressing environmental impacts.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A case study of SEA Screening Practice in Sweden

     

    Abstract ID 960

    Author: Charlotta Faith-Ell  |  Co-Author(s):  Jon Halling ,   Elina Baheram

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Exploring the role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    The paper builds on a study of the practice of screening with regards to the application of the SEA Directive within Swedish municipalities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A Case Study of Xiamen City in China

     

    Abstract ID 644

    Author: Juanjuan Dai  |  Co-Author(s):  Yaojian Wu ,   Yurong Ouyang

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    This study is conducive to the further calculation of ecological footprint and the comparison of ecological footprint. The sustainable development trends of natural capitals in China can be reflected.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A case study on environment risk assessment method

     

    Abstract ID 647

    Author: Yaojian Wu  |  Co-Author(s):  Yuting Wu ,   Ling Cai ,   Honggang Yang

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    t could provide a reference for the coastal petrochemical projects? environment protections: scientific location decision, environment management, risk prevention and control.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A Cross ? Institution Approach to Integrated Impac

     

    Abstract ID 546

    Author: Margaret Douglas  |  Co-Author(s):  Lesley Boyd

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    An integrated impact assessment approach developed for use across five health and local government organisations that includes populations, equality, health, environment, sustainability and economic impacts.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A cumulative environmental health risk indicator

     

    Abstract ID 998

    Author: Brigit Staatsen  |  Co-Author(s):  Hanneke Kruize ,   Danny Houthuijs

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    This new integrated health risk indicator can be used to facilitate decision-making and stakeholder discussions on spatial development. It contributes to a better integration of health into spatial planning decisions.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A Learning by Doing Approach to HIA

     

    Abstract ID 650

    Author: Katie Hirono  |  Co-Author(s):  Fiona Haigh

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Evaluation in Impact Assessment

    This presentation will examine the process and strengths of a learning by doing approach to HIA training.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A METHOD TO ASSESS THE IMPORTANCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL

     

    Abstract ID 607

    Author: Paulo Roberto A. Tagliani 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    This article presents an methodological proposal to apply in the determination of the Significance of the impacts, which is a critical aspect in the Environmental Impact Studies

    Status: Approved

     

  • A methodology to determine climate change impacts

     

    Abstract ID 716

    Author: Ronni L. Wilcock, Ph.D.  |  Co-Author(s):  Venkat Kolluru, Ph.D., ,   Shwet Prakash

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change, Risk Management and Impact Assessment in the Digital Age

    As the future climate patterns become more uncertain, using historical climate to predict future climate risk becomes tenuous. We outline a forwarded thinking method for predicting future climate risks.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A MODEL FOR THE APPLICATION OF STRATEGIC ENVIRONME

     

    Abstract ID 687

    Author: Saeid Ferdowsi 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Exploring the role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    This paper captures the results of a research work that aims to draw the main elements of a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A Portuguese perspective on the amended Directive

     

    Abstract ID 1307

    Author: Julio Jesus 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  30 Years of environmental impact assessment of projects: challenges in transposing the revised EIA Directive

    What are the challenges of the transposition of the amended EIA Directive from a Portuguese perspective? And what should the stakeholders do to improve EIA and ensure a smooth transposition?

    Status: Approved

     

  • A Pressure-State-Response Approach to Cumulative Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID 53

    Author: Luis Sanchez  |  Co-Author(s):  Ana Claudia Neri ,   Patricia Dupin

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Effect of information and knowledge technologies in impact assessment

    The limitation of available project-level information to derive indicators for assessing cumulative impacts of spatially-concentrated mining projects showed that standardized databases are needed to provide landscape/watershed scale mitigation and management.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A social licence, coal seam gas and Twitter: #OMG

     

    Abstract ID 187

    Author: Sara Bice  |  Co-Author(s):  Fiona Haines ,   Helen Sullivan

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Social Media, Impact Assessment and Community Voices

    This study offers a critical evaluation of the concept of the social licence to operate as expressed in the coal seam gas sector in Australia through an ongoing Twitter campaign.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A study on the Environmental Impact Assessment ofL

     

    Abstract ID 472

    Author: Taeyun Kim  |  Co-Author(s):  Junho Maeng

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Marine and Coastal Planning and Management: Using SEA and EIA

    This study suggests strategies for selecting locations of offshore wind farms in consideration of the environment in the coastal areas.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A Swedish case study on ecosystem servises

     

    Abstract ID 975

    Author: Alies van Rhijn  |  Co-Author(s):  Antoienette W?rnb?ck

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    One main finding was that it was difficult for the stakeholders to relate to some of the values that comprise the total economic value.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A systems approach to SEA capacity development

     

    Abstract ID 739

    Author: Bobbi Schijf 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Towards a systems approach to SEA capacity development ?????? lessons learned

    The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment has developed a systems approach for SEA capacity development. We briefly outline this approach and share some experiences with its application.

    Status: Approved

     

  • A tool to determine the impacts of climate change

     

    Abstract ID 155

    Author: Sharon mc nally 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Digital Biodiversity Data For Fast Tracking Impact Assessment

    Climate fluctuations outside of the historically measured ranges are impacting environmental systems, while increases in storm frequency and severity. The impacts of increased climate variability

    Status: Approved

     

  • Aboriginal Trails and Cultural Landscapes

     

    Abstract ID 111

    Author: Patricia McCormack 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Challenge of Indigenous Cultural Landscapes and Impact Assessment

    Overland trails are key aspects of historic and modern Aboriginal cultural landscapes in northern Alberta, yet they are ignored in current impact assessment for oil sands and other industrial projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Accomodating various discourses in mangroves IA

     

    Abstract ID 455

    Author: Jean Hug?  |  Co-Author(s):  Tom Waas ,   Francisco Benitez ,   Nibedita Mukherjee ,   Nico Koedam & Farid Dahdouh-Guebas

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Emerging Trends in Community-based and Indigenous Impact Assessment

    The effectiveness of IA in supporting decision-making in complex socio-ecological tropical systems (mangroves), is illustrated by way of a discourse-accommodation perspective, focusing on the often marginalized perspectives of local communities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Adaptation Strategy for the Electricity Sector

     

    Abstract ID 1180

    Author: Katia Garcia 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    The ones that do not expand its strategy beyond mitigation will suffer drastically the impacts of climate change. Brazil is building its national and sectoral stragegies to face this challange.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Adapting SEA to the Kenya context

     

    Abstract ID 279

    Author: Harry Spaling  |  Co-Author(s):  Heidi Walker ,   A. John Sinclair

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Public participation in strategic environmental assessment (SEA): an effect

    How can public participation in SEA be adapted to Africa? We evaluated emerging SEA practice in Kenya using SEA principles and criteria adapted to the Kenyan context.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Adapting to Climate Change in Sierra Leone

     

    Abstract ID 1022

    Author: Peter Nelson  |  Co-Author(s):  Ranita Sandi-Koroma

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    Presentation of an African Development Bank study aimed at building climate change resilience into the rural water and sanitation programme for five districts covering one third of Sierra Leone

    Status: Approved

     

  • Adaptive ESMS: dealin w/ complexity & uncertainty

     

    Abstract ID 586

    Author: Carlos Arias 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  External environmental and social consulting: changing roles

    IFC?s E&S risk management system is an adaptive system designed to effectively engage clients on E&S risk management, methodically identify risks, define and communicate IFC?s expectations, and monitor project?s outcomes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Addressing Rare Plant Data Limitations in IA

     

    Abstract ID 1187

    Author: Randall Krichbaum 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity in the Energy Sector: latest developments

    This paper discusses methods to evaluate potential project impacts on rare plants given incomplete distributional data. A case study from a major proposed hydroelectric project in Canada is presented.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Adoption of guidelines on small-scale fisheries

     

    Abstract ID 849

    Author: Ijeoma Vincent-Akpu  |  Co-Author(s):  bolaji babatunde ,   nenibarini zabby

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Launching EIA in new sectors presently underserved in practice.

    The voluntary Guidelines for securing sustainable small-scale fisheries (SSF) if properly implemented will form the basis for achieving food security, poverty eradication, and equitable and sustainable development.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Advanced governance systems for impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID 1242

    Author: Giovanni Caldana  |  Co-Author(s):  Giuseppe Magro ,   Stefania Pellegrini ,   Gianvito Petruzzelli ,   Roberta Vicentini & Cinzia Vischioni

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Environmental Assessment back and forth: monitoring in the digital era

    The presentation focuses on cases of governance tools application for participatory processes and cumulative impacts assessment by Public Administration and consultants. Screening, Evaluation and Monitoring in EIA and SEA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Advanced technologies and MRV of oil and gas extra

     

    Abstract ID 161

    Author: Gunnar Baldwin 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Monitoring, reporting and verification of energy's environmental impacts

    How advanced monitoring and reporting technologies can improve MRV for the emissions of air pollutants in connection with oil and gas extraction.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Agent based modelling for impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID 1062

    Author: Oscar Kraan 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    Application of Agent Based Modelling (ABM) to Integrated Assessment Modelling (IAM) to model heterogeneous agents and do impact assessments of different policies effecting agents at different levels.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Air Quality Networks in Smart Cities

     

    Abstract ID 1169

    Author: Miguel Coutinho  |  Co-Author(s):  Jo?o Ginja ,   Margarida Costa ,   Clara Ribeiro ,   Carlos Borrego

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Smart cities: Rapid assessment and mitigation with real-time information

    Air pollution control systems based on micro-sensors opens a new vision for air quality control. We will discuss the impact of these sensors in a network designed for Fortaleza, Brazil.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Alberta?s Oil Sands and Human Health

     

    Abstract ID 1281

    Author: Bart Koppe  |  Co-Author(s):  Christine McFarland ,   Karl Bresee

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Evaluation in Impact Assessment

    This paper will touch on whether or not Canada's oil sands are posing a risk to the health of indigenous people in northeastern Alberta.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Aligning EIA with Regulatory Frameworks

     

    Abstract ID 658

    Author: Celesa Horvath  |  Co-Author(s):  Jeffrey Barnes

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    Existing regulatory and management frameworks are often inadequately considered when determining the need for and scope of EIA and administering EIA processes. These issues are examined and practical improvements recommended.

    Status: Approved

     

  • All at SEA? SA SOS? Contribution to sustainability

     

    Abstract ID 485

    Author: Samuel Hayes  |  Co-Author(s):  Samuel Hayes

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Exploring the role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    This research explores SA in England and SEA in Scotland and the implications of system variation upon the contribution made to sustainable planning.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Alternatives in Swedish nuclear waste management

     

    Abstract ID 954

    Author: Antoienette W?rnb?ck 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Alternatives: the Backbone of EIA

    The results highlights that over time, interactions between implementer and regulator have resulted in adoption of a shared understanding concerning downgrading the need for more thorough infestation of alternative methods.

    Status: Approved

     

  • AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROTOCOL

     

    Abstract ID 601

    Author: Paulo Roberto A.Tagliani 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This paper presents a tool to facilitate the evaluation process and EIS management

    Status: Approved

     

  • An EquatorPrinciples Bank?s view:INTESA SANPAOLO

     

    Abstract ID 1211

    Author: Antonella Bernasconi 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  External environmental and social consulting: changing roles

    This session reviews Intesa Sanpaolo?s experience since the adoption of Equator Principles in 2006, their implementation through drawing up and applying the Operating Guidelines that drive each EP transaction.

    Status: Approved

     

  • An expanded repertoire for the Agriculture Section

     

    Abstract ID 423

    Author: Patrick Duffy  |  Co-Author(s):  Patrick Duffy ,   ijeoma Vincent-Akpu

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Launching EIA in new sectors presently underserved in practice.

    The agenda of the Agriculture/Forestry/Fisheries stands to take on new sub-sections for which ESIA is well suited to importantly improve planning and execution of field projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • An Ontology- based Knowledge Network for EIA

     

    Abstract ID 526

    Author: Sanaz Sanaye Goldouz 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collaborative processes and spatial data portals for enhanced IA

    An Ontology model is a way to specify a conceptualization and it has some nice properties for EIA knowledge sharing among AI software.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Analysis of Biodiversity Offset for Road Projects

     

    Abstract ID 1120

    Author: Hideyuki Ito  |  Co-Author(s):  Jun Nishijima ,   Takahiro Fujii ,   Makoto Oba ,   Kiichiro Hayashi

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    This paper aims to analyze the current situation of biodiversity offset for road projects all over Japan.

    Status: Approved

     

  • ANALYSIS OF EFFICACY OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

     

    Abstract ID 1159

    Author: Arnold Waiswa Ayazika 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  New ways of communication with stakeholders in the oil and gas industry

    This paper discusses the current policy, legal and institutional framework for the management of environmental aspects of oil and gas, approaches, challenges and proposed measures in mitigating the challenges.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Any Old Iron? In Search of Congo?s Heritage

     

    Abstract ID 1164

    Author: Paul Wheelhouse 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Approaches

    Local knowledge is key to the successful identification, recording and analysis of cultural heritage, and the rewards of collaboration are multifarious.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Application of big data in the public participatio

     

    Abstract ID 1098

    Author: wen zhou  |  Co-Author(s):  jianbiao teng ,   yuhuan zhang ,   dakui wang

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Accessing and Applying Digital Data: Successful and Unsuccessful EIA Cases

    Application of big data in the emergency of public

    Status: Approved

     

  • Application of NCEA Systems Approach in Pakistan

     

    Abstract ID 553

    Author: Hamza Butt  |  Co-Author(s):  Ahmad Saeed

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Towards a systems approach to SEA capacity development ?????? lessons learned

    This paper will present experience of applying systems approach to 7 jurisdictions in Pakistan, a middle income country with a devolved institutional framework.

    Status: Approved

     

  • applying simulation models for impact prediction

     

    Abstract ID 1259

    Author: Maryam Ashegh Moalla 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Effect of information and knowledge technologies in impact assessment

    This paper reviewed the effectiveness of Aquatox model for impacts prediction in order to have the appropriate environmental impact assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Approaches to evaluation of SEA implementation

     

    Abstract ID 1093

    Author: Lone K?rn?v  |  Co-Author(s):  Ulf Kjellerup

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Evaluating the implementation of the EU SEA Directive

    Presentation of possible approaches of how to evaluate the application and effectiveness in the future evaluation of the SEA Directive.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Archaeology as added value: Bring in the locals!

     

    Abstract ID 751

    Author: Dietske Bedeaux 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Approaches

    Community archaeology to create added value: Bring in the locals! Minimize risks and create value propositions through involvement of local people.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Are agencies turning a blind eye on access to Environmental Assessment information?

     

    Abstract ID 92

    Author: Lisa Friederike Odparlik 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Hidden Role of Information

    This paper examines implementation of legal requirements providing access to environmental assessment information in Germany?s grid expansion and transport planning sectors with criteria based case study analysis of agency websites.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Artisan-Fez Medina Project: Social Dimensions

     

    Abstract ID 176

    Author: Vincent Roquet 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The social dimension of Cultural heritage in Impact Assessment

    This paper presents an overview of lessons learned from two cultural heritage projects in the Fez Medina, with a focus on the social dimensions of these development and conservation projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Assessing and mitigating the impact of dirt roads

     

    Abstract ID 1209

    Author: Sukhad Keshkamat  |  Co-Author(s):  Nandin-Erdene Tsendbazar

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of satellite imagery as environmental impact assessment tool

    Roads cause (in)direct negative environmental impacts. However, in some regions, lack of good roads also have serious impacts. Using satellite imagery we help to identify the balance that is needed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Assessing Disaster Impacts on IAIA

     

    Abstract ID 795

    Author: Charles Kelly 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment, Conflict and Disasters

    The paper looks at the impacts of disaster on a professional association like IAIA, identifies the risks from these impacts, and how these risks can be addressed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Assessing effects on Aboriginal rights

     

    Abstract ID 631

    Author: janine bedford 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This session will offer a critique of IA methods used to assess effects on Aboriginal rights, focusing on the Canadian context.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Assessing GHG in agriculture modeling approach

     

    Abstract ID 836

    Author: Miguel A. Casermeiro  |  Co-Author(s):  Sergio Gonz?lez- Ubierna ,   Ignacio Jorge-Mardomingo ,   Beatriz Carrero ,   Maria Teresa de la Cruz

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    GHG soil emission plays a major role in the global carbon cycle and is clearly understudied, we show preliminary results of different models applied to agricultural

    Status: Approved

     

  • Assessing Impacts on Food Security ? EIA or SIA?

     

    Abstract ID 341

    Author: Jeannette Tramhel 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Launching EIA in new sectors presently underserved in practice.

    Growing concerns over food security demand that EIA, in addition to SIA, be launched in this underserved sector, particularly regarding impacts on the first pillar - "availability" (re: production).

    Status: Approved

     

  • Assessing the energy-water-land use nexus

     

    Abstract ID 1289

    Author: Ulla M?rtberg  |  Co-Author(s):  Lucia deStrasser ,   Mark Howells ,   Sara Gordon

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The use of system models for impact assessment

    System models addressing the nexus of energy, water and land use in transboundary watersheds. Issues of stakeholder involvement as well as integration of ecosystem aspects in nexus assessments are discussed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Assessing Transport Infrastructure Sustainability

     

    Abstract ID 791

    Author: Anna Furberg  |  Co-Author(s):  Holger Wallbaum ,   Sverker Molander (Presenting author)

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Exploring the role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Reviewing academic literature of practices in sustainability assessment and in planning of transport infrastructures leads to the conclusion that, in general, there is a need for wider perspectives.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Assessment of the ecosystem-services-based offseta

     

    Abstract ID 967

    Author: Makoto Ooba  |  Co-Author(s):  Kiichiro Hayashi ,   Hideyuki Ito ,   Minoru Fujii ,   Yasuhiro Hasegawa

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    A system was developed and validated for the assessment of offsetability of forest ecosystems on a regional scale based on quantitative evaluation terrestrial ecosystem services.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Avoiding harm: potential in wind energy?

     

    Abstract ID 1066

    Author: Genevieve Hayes  |  Co-Author(s):  Samir Whitaker

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity in the Energy Sector: latest developments

    Birdlife International aims to review a range of literature and case studies relating to current avoidance measures being used by the wind energy sector to reduce their impact on biodiversity.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Bangladesh: SIA and addressing inequality

     

    Abstract ID 411

    Author: Margriet Hartman 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    There is an opportunity for Social Impact Assssment in Bangladesh to address relative inequality and support inclusive development by improving its quality and therewith supporting changes in governance and society.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Benefit-sharing mechanism and local development

     

    Abstract ID 1236

    Author: Evandro Mateus Moretto  |  Co-Author(s):  Cl?udia Parucce Franco Okamoto ,   Carina Sernaglia Gomes

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Local Content Policies, benefit-sharing & sustainable regional development

    This paper verifies and discusses the relationship between benefit sharing mechanism of Brazilian hydropower plants and local development of affected municipalities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Benefits of Mainstreaming ES into the EIA Process

     

    Abstract ID 1270

    Author: Eva Mayerhofer 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services, Climate Change and Disaster Risks through EU impact assessments

    Mainstreaming ES into the EIA will bring together people from different functions in the EIA process thereby promoting more sustainable solutions that optimise multiple benefits and effective land-use management.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Benefits of Social Media to Oil & Gas

     

    Abstract ID 614

    Author: Fernando Rodriguez 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  New ways of communication with stakeholders in the oil and gas industry

    Similarly to the use of digital technology for production, social media brings the capability to troubleshoot remotely potential problems at an earlier stage and maintain a license to operate.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Best practices for addressing climate change risks

     

    Abstract ID 854

    Author: Philip Byer  |  Co-Author(s):  Erik Sparling ,   Simon Eng ,   Caroline Rodgers ,   Al Douglas & Heather Auld

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change, Risk Management and Impact Assessment in the Digital Age

    Presentation of best practices for considering climate change and adaptation, findings from an analysis of recent assessments of mines against these best practices and common challenges faced in these assessments.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Better Voice of Stakeholder Using Technology

     

    Abstract ID 1373

    Author: Sanjay Patel 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    Using open ended text analytics can drive more accurate insight into stakeholder needs and expectations. Natural language processing and machine learning will transform this aspect of stakeholder engagement.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Big data (Gaps) and EIA

     

    Abstract ID 981

    Author: Rufus Howard 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collaborative processes and spatial data portals for enhanced IA

    This paper explores the benefits and challenges faced by the management and accessibility of big data in Environmental Impact Assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Biodiversity offset assessment case study in Japan

     

    Abstract ID 339

    Author: Kiichiro Hayashi  |  Co-Author(s):  Makoto Ooba

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    The forest assessment methods of biodiversity offsets were studied as a hypothetical case study in Aichi prefecture, Japan.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Biodiversity risks and opportunities for FI

     

    Abstract ID 484

    Author: Giulia Guidi 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity Conservation and Management Challenges Faced by IFIs

    Banks can developed a more strategic approach to conservation by looking at the risks of their client portfolio and by exploring conservation fiance or other offsets opportunities

    Status: Approved

     

  • Bottlenecks in SEA implementation

     

    Abstract ID 283

    Author: Andrea De Montis  |  Co-Author(s):  Antonio Ledda ,   Amedeo Ganciu ,   Simone Caschili ,   Mario Barra

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Evaluating the implementation of the EU SEA Directive

    SEA implementation is hindered by a number of factors. Guidelines are crucial documents for identifying them and increasing effectiveness in SEA integration in planning processes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Building EIA Capacity Together: Central Africa

     

    Abstract ID 537

    Author: Gwen van Boven  |  Co-Author(s):  Dieudonn? Bitondo

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    This regional EIA programme was co-designed, co-implemented and co-monitored by the participating organizations and the providers of technical assistance. Did this joint approach result in more sustainable strengthening of capacities?

    Status: Approved

     

  • Building Resilience in Cities

     

    Abstract ID 512

    Author: Marcus Ip  |  Co-Author(s):  Michael Nolan ,   Thomas Tang

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Assessing Climate Change and Natural Disaster Impact on Urban Area

    Resilience of cities is crucial. The use of tools for developing resilience capacity and strategies is presented through the use of a scorecard for local governments with case studies.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Camisea

     

    Abstract ID 1325

    Author: Sandra Martinez  |  Co-Author(s):  Gustavo Mange

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    The off shore in land approach used in the Camisea Gas Project (Cuzco, Per?) is discussed, presenting the results of over a decade of intensive socio environmental monitoring.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Can African biodiversity survive powering Africa?

     

    Abstract ID 1158

    Author: Caroline Henderson 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity in the Energy Sector: latest developments

    As Africa approaches an "electrical" age, do those who value its spectacular biodiversity need to prepare for the 'satanic mills' that dessimated Europe's biodiversity? Some thoughts on preventing a re-play.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Can one effectively achieve NNL on the ground?

     

    Abstract ID 1005

    Author: Eva Mayerhofer 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity Conservation and Management Challenges Faced by IFIs

    IFI standards are based on the mitigation hierarchy with an objective of no net loss. There is a divide between conceptual appropriateness and practical experiences which the EU could bridge.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Canadian First Nations Take Control of IA

     

    Abstract ID 702

    Author: Janis Shandro  |  Co-Author(s):  Aleck Ostry ,   Mirko Winkler

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Emerging Trends in Community-based and Indigenous Impact Assessment

    Three Canadian First Nations have partnered with researchers to understand the risks and impacts of resource development on health. This presentation reviews these projects and provides recommendations for impact assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Capacity Building for Sustainability in Uganda

     

    Abstract ID 1216

    Author: Ella Hoxha  |  Co-Author(s):  Rebecca Husband ,   Margaret Anderson

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    The USAID/Uganda Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability Program improves service delivery through innovative use of data, coordination and capacity building to ensure long-term efficacy of technical assistance.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Capacity of individuals, organisations or systems?

     

    Abstract ID 770

    Author: Daniel Slunge  |  Co-Author(s):  Anna Francis Olsson

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Towards a systems approach to SEA capacity development ?????? lessons learned

    We take stock of the experiences from an ambitious international SEA training programme. Participants from Kenya, Vietnam and Cambodia discuss challenges in developing SEA-systems in their respective countries.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Capturing vulnerability using open data and GIS

     

    Abstract ID 707

    Author: Alison Stockwell  |  Co-Author(s):  Alison Stockwell ,   Janis Shandro ,   Aleck Ostry ,   Malcolm Scoble

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    Using open access data and GIS to better identify and mitigate extractive industry impacts to vulnerable people. A case study of EIA and rural and Aboriginal women in northern Canada.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Case Study: ISWM on Santa Cruz Island, Galpagos

     

    Abstract ID 839

    Author: Ulf Torsten Hardter  

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    Objective: Showcase tools, approaches, best practices and lessons learned in stting up an integrated waste management project on a small tropical island in the Eastern Pacific/Ecuador

    Status: Approved

     

  • CES provision and pressure in compacting Stockholm

     

    Abstract ID 1269

    Author: Juan Azcarate  |  Co-Author(s):  Jan Haas ,   Ulla M?rtberg ,   Sara Odelius ,   Berit Balfors

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA for regional spatial planning

    Valuations of green area CES provision-pressure relations and SEA can contribute to improve green area planning and place CES in the compact city planning agenda.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Challenges and new approaches to SIA and CSR

     

    Abstract ID 305

    Author: Ben Dixon 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  SIA and CSR in natural resources industries

    An industry viewpoint arguing that SIA and CSR are widely misunderstood and devalued concepts, and sharing information on new approaches being implemented by BG Group.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Challenges in public access to HIAs by FOI request

     

    Abstract ID 1355

    Author: Peter Barss 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Evaluation in Impact Assessment

    FOI legislation is a potential source of access to suppressed HIA and EIAs. Users should be aware of all potential blockage points in access, and how to appeal.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Challenges in valuing Health Care Services in EIA

     

    Abstract ID 429

    Author: Galina Ivanova  |  Co-Author(s):  Delwar Akbar

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    Challenges in valuing Health care services at a regional level as a part of the EIA are discussed. Suggestions on how to increase industry's value in the region are made.

    Status: Approved

     

  • challenges of data application for EIA in Japan

     

    Abstract ID 425

    Author: Keiko Omori  |  Co-Author(s):  Sho Nakamura ,   Keizo Fukushima ,   Hirofumi Aizawa ,   Yoshiaki Aida & Tomoko Mizuochi

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    Here we introduce projects by Japanese government to arrange the meaningful data which can be applied to EIA in Japan.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Challenges of Quantifying the Mitigation Hierarchy

     

    Abstract ID 1081

    Author: Dallmeier Francisco  |  Co-Author(s):  Pablo Taborga

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    Science-based monitoring provides adaptive management feedback to set the basis for "no net loss?. PERU LNG with Smithsonian?s Center for Conservation designed an effective methodology to quantify the mitigation hierarchy.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Challenges of SEA in regional planning in Sweden

     

    Abstract ID 1318

    Author: Sirje Padam 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Exploring the role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Understanding the obstacles of using SEA in strategic regional planning is a step towards closer integration of sustainability in current planning practices.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Challenges of Stakeholder Participation in Ghana

     

    Abstract ID 1019

    Author: Ayirebi Frimpong 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Country experiences with impact assessment in the digital era

    Stakeholders play a vital role in the EIA process. How can technology enhance the quality of stakeholder input in the EIA process in Ghana.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Challenges of transparency and clarity of EIS

     

    Abstract ID 919

    Author: Elisa Vallius  |  Co-Author(s):  Sakari Gr?nlund ,   Jorma Jantunen ,   Jyri Mustajoki ,   Jenni Neste & Sanna Vienonen

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This paper present some challenges in IA, and how to improve the quality of impact assessment and understandability of assessment reports by combining enhanced public participation and MCDA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Challenging centralized approaches to resettlement

     

    Abstract ID 1064

    Author: Christopher Johnson 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    This paper examines innovative approaches to livelihood restoration in resettlment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Characterization of SEA applications in developing

     

    Abstract ID 1024

    Author: Ghislain Tshibangu  |  Co-Author(s):  Ghislain Mwamba Tshibangu ,   Marcelo Monta?o

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Emerging uses of Strategic Environmental Assessment

    The purpose of SEA should be context-specific: framed according to context in which it is being applied.

    Status: Approved

     

  • CHIA in Iran & the role of social networks

     

    Abstract ID 947

    Author: Behzad Raissiyan  |  Co-Author(s):  Reihaneh Esmaeilipouya

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The social dimension of Cultural heritage in Impact Assessment

    In this study, we reviewed the potential and actual role of social networks in impact assessment in Iran, where there is no requirements for public participation in impact assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Christchurch City: A Smart City Rebuild

     

    Abstract ID 560

    Author: Alison Mackie 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Smart cities: Rapid assessment and mitigation with real-time information

    By developing smart technology, it allows for "Big Data" to be utilised to enable accurate decision making for future investment, as well as informing future public policy for Christchurch City.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Christchurch City: A Smart City Rebuild

     

    Abstract ID 562

    Author: Alison Mackie 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Smart cities: Rapid assessment and mitigation with real-time information

    By developing smart technology, it allows for "Big Data" to be utilised to enable accurate decision making for future investment, as well as informing future public policy for Christchurch City.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Climate adaptation opportunities

     

    Abstract ID 623

    Author: Douglas Mason 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change Risk and Adaptation Assessment: Building a Community of Prac

    This presentation highlights initiatives to mainstream climate adaptation and explores areas for collaboration.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Climate Change & IA - Progress & Challenges

     

    Abstract ID 1252

    Author: Weston Fisher 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change, Risk Management and Impact Assessment in the Digital Age

    This year?s ?Status Report on IAIA Climate Change Actions" outlines IAIA's accomplishments and helps define other needed actions. New ideas are welcome in this Forum and the accompanying Roundtable discussion.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Climate Change Adaptation in the Mining Sector

     

    Abstract ID 1148

    Author: Samantha Arnold  |  Co-Author(s):  Allison Barrett ,   Sean Capstick ,   Arnaldo Santander ,   Javiera Perez

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    Climate Change Mining Sector Climate Change Adaptation Plans Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Reports

    Status: Approved

     

  • Climate change and Brazilian SEA practice

     

    Abstract ID 508

    Author: Amarilis Gallardo  |  Co-Author(s):  Amarilis Gallardo ,   Ver?nica Nadruz

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    After analyzing 40 Brazilian SEA reports, the results of this research showed that the climate change issues have been poorly addressed in Brazilian planning supported by SEA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Climate Change and Hydropower in the Indus Basin

     

    Abstract ID 301

    Author: Michael Clarke 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    The Indus Basin is vulnerable to climate change. Impacts and adaptations that should be considered as hydropower development in Pakistan enters a period of unprecedented expansion are discussed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Climate change aspects in the SEA in Serbia

     

    Abstract ID 697

    Author: Bozidar Stojanovic  |  Co-Author(s):  Dejan Dimkic ,   Branislava Matic ,   Miodrag Milovanovic

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    Serbian Law on strategic environmental impact assessment was adopted 2004. An analysis of the SEA reports indicated that consideration of climate change aspects in the SEA has been insufficient.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Climate change foresight in EIA ? perspectives of

     

    Abstract ID 1037

    Author: Alexandra Jiricka  |  Co-Author(s):  Sonja V?ller ,   Markus Leitner ,   Friedrich Wachter

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    Within a two-year research project funded under the Austrian Climate Research Program the capabilities and perspectives of actors involved in EIA were examined regarding the consideration of climate change.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Climate Change Risk Assessment and the IFC

     

    Abstract ID 1290

    Author: Mauricio Athie 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change Risk and Adaptation Assessment: Building a Community of Prac

    This presentation will focus on lessons learned from climate change risk assessment from the perspective of the IFC, which is focused on private sector investments.

    Status: Approved

     

  • coal-fired power plants in China

     

    Abstract ID 886

    Author: sun hankun  |  Co-Author(s):  sun hankun ,   you yang

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Alternatives: the Backbone of EIA

    International advanced technology for environmental impact assessment in China play an important role

    Status: Approved

     

  • Cold-Weather Damage Simulation in the nearby Dam

     

    Abstract ID 935

    Author: Sang-Chul Hwang  |  Co-Author(s):  Yong-Moon Jung ,   Seok-Bae Bang ,   Jae-Chung Park

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    This study was carried out to simulate water temperature change and the influence of the cold-weather damage in the downstream according to withdrawal types of dam using EFDC model.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Collaborative processes and IA data portals

     

    Abstract ID 626

    Author: Miles Scott-Brown  |  Co-Author(s):  Tim Taylor ,   Kyla Jacobsen

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collaborative processes and spatial data portals for enhanced IA

    Static EIA/EIS reports do not provide access to EIA data. New technologies and approaches are clearly needed to assist in project planning and IA decision-making. We have the solution!

    Status: Approved

     

  • Collecting quality biodiversity data digitally

     

    Abstract ID 1287

    Author: Kyle Knopff  |  Co-Author(s):  Carol Stefan

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Digital Biodiversity Data For Fast Tracking Impact Assessment

    This paper presents examples of how digital recording tools and other technological innovations are improving the ability of impact assessment practitioners to efficiently and accurately collect data for biodiversity baselines.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Communication in Post-Commissioning IA in Nigeria

     

    Abstract ID 220

    Author: Edward Bristol-Alagbariya 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Country experiences with impact assessment in the digital era

    The ongoing NLNG Fish-catch and Biological Health Studies of the Bonny River Estuary demonstrate the significance of communication among stakeholder-groups, especially effective communication with host-communities, in Post-Commissioning IA in Nigeria

    Status: Approved

     

  • Community Vulnerability to Climate Change Impacts

     

    Abstract ID 973

    Author: Chizoba Chinweze  |  Co-Author(s):  Chinny Kennedy-Echetebu

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Assessing Climate Change and Natural Disaster Impact on Urban Area

    Severe soil erosion due to flooding as a result of climatic changes constitutes a major natural disaster in Anambra State with attendant massive land degradation, loss of farmland and property/infrastructure.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Community-based HRIAs: Added Value of Empowerment

     

    Abstract ID 117

    Author: Irit Tamir 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Business and Human Rights

    Community-based HRIAs (COBHRAs) add a critical new dimension to traditional HRIA approaches by empowering local communities, pursuing rights-based development, and ultimately improving corporations' bottom line.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Compare EIA characteristics: Thailand Japan China

     

    Abstract ID 533

    Author: Kultip Suwanteep  |  Co-Author(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo Nishikizawa

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    Experience from studying EIA system between these counties indicated that a clearly legal framework and establishment of an independent body for reviewing EIA studies are important to enhance EIA's quality.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Comparison between Chinese and Cambodia EIA system

     

    Abstract ID 888

    Author: zhao fang  |  Co-Author(s):  zhao fang ,   li dong

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Country experiences with impact assessment in the digital era

    By comparing the two environmental impact assessment systems, the study summarize comprehensively Chinese experience in construction project environmental management and provide a reference for Cambodia.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Comparison between Chinese and Cambodia environmen

     

    Abstract ID 873

    Author: zhao fang  |  Co-Author(s):  zhao fang ,   li dong

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Country experiences with impact assessment in the digital era

    By comparing the two environmental impact assessment systems, the study summarize comprehensively Chinese experience in construction project environmental management and provide a reference for Cambodia.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Complex Problems - Challenging Alternatives

     

    Abstract ID 1349

    Author: Jo Murphy 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Alternatives: the Backbone of EIA

    On the face of it alternatives in IA could be easy, but often they require quite knotty thought processes. This paper explores the challenges and experiences of England's Environment Agency.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Compliance monitoring on offshore oil and gas

     

    Abstract ID 985

    Author: Cristiano Vilardo  |  Co-Author(s):  Vanessa Horta

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Monitoring, reporting and verification of energy?????s environmental impacts

    Compliance monitoring on offshore oil and gas: lessons from Brazil and Norway. Follow-up remains critical challenge to EIA. What are the best practices? What is an adequate level of oversight?

    Status: Approved

     

  • Concept of Reverse Environmental Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID 615

    Author: Leila Neimane 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  30 Years of environmental impact assessment of projects: challenges in transposing the revised EIA Directive

    The research examines at what extent the new EU EIA directive contributes to the strengthening of the new legal discipline 'climate change law' and integrating it in the EIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Conceptual Challenges, Practical Solutions

     

    Abstract ID 212

    Author: Thomas King  |  Co-Author(s):  Joe Schmaltz

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Challenge of Indigenous Cultural Landscapes and Impact Assessment

    Viewing the cultural environment as comprising discrete sites and landmarks, as EIA tends to do, is at odds with indigenous perspectives. We need to seek understanding through respectful consultation.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Conceptual framework for sustainability assessment

     

    Abstract ID 667

    Author: Jenny Pope  |  Co-Author(s):  Alan Bond ,   Angus Morrison-Saunders

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Sustainability assessment: latest research and emerging trends

    A proposed new conceptual framework for sustainability assessment will be presented. Three dimensions comprise the framework: underpinning sustainability discourse; representation of sustainability within the assessment process; and decision-making context.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Conflict management and public participation

     

    Abstract ID 181

    Author: Ralph Bergm?ller 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    Conflict management is central in the process of impact assessment and public participation. We highlight potentially fruitfull avenues for future development.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Consideration of Uncertainties in Environmental Pr

     

    Abstract ID 625

    Author: Juliette Lees  |  Co-Author(s):  Jochen Jaeger ,   Jill Gunn ,   Bram Noble

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This study aims to evaluate the extent to which uncertainty is considered and addressed in Canadian Environmental Protection Plans (EPPs) and follow-up programs.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Contested participation: shale gas in Quebec (Ca)

     

    Abstract ID 1285

    Author: Marie-Jos? Fortin  |  Co-Author(s):  Yann Fournis

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Public participation in strategic environmental assessment (SEA): an effect

    Public participation appears to be the main channels to gain social acceptability. But results are not always those expected, as shown by the SEA launched on shale gas in Qu?bec.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Coupling SIA and CSR in Unconventional Oil and Gas

     

    Abstract ID 407

    Author: Ross Mitchell 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  SIA and CSR in natural resources industries

    This paper outlines how SIA and CSR can be linked using a Sustainable Livelihoods Framework (SLF) during the exploratory phase of a shale gas operation in eastern Poland.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Cross-Country Comparison of quality control in EA

     

    Abstract ID 1012

    Author: Markus G?nther  |  Co-Author(s):  Johann K?ppel

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    We analyzed approaches of quality control for environmental assessments in Canada, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, the United States, and identified good practice elements.

    Status: Approved

     

  • CSBI: Implementing the mitigation hierarchy

     

    Abstract ID 1044

    Author: Giulia Guidi  |  Co-Author(s):  Ruth Thomas ,   Gail Ross ,   Jessica Smith ,   Courtney Lowrence & Lucie N'Guesson

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity impact assessment: methodological and technological advances

    The Cross-Sector Biodiversity Initiative would like to share and invite comment on their new good practice guidance for the oil and gas, mining and financial sectors.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Culturisation model of SEA and better integration

     

    Abstract ID 236

    Author: Bahareh Khodaparast  |  Co-Author(s):  Bahareh Khodaparast ,   Stephen Knight-Lenihan ,   Jenny Dixon

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  SEA and decision making: are we pressing the right buttons?

    This paper will discuss about developing a new approach for better integration of SEA to decision-making. A culturisation model that consider culture in SEA process is proposed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Cumulative environmental impacts of cascade hydrop

     

    Abstract ID 261

    Author: WANLI SHI  |  Co-Author(s):  Denghua YAN

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment and resilience to environmental stress in urbanized deltas

    Through the case of the middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River, the cumulative environmental effects of cascade hydropower on river ecosystems was assessed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Cumulative Impacts and Indigenous Knowledge in BC

     

    Abstract ID 826

    Author: Mark Branson 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Indigenous Peoples and Cumulative Effects

    Evolving social expectations in British Columbia are shifting the focus of cumulative impact assessment. How can we marry regional data and traditional knowledge to respond to Indigenous concerns?

    Status: Approved

     

  • Current Status and Issues of Public Participation

     

    Abstract ID 745

    Author: Kenichiro Yanagi  |  Co-Author(s):  Hironobu Asaga

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    This study aims at contributing to development of better public participation and consensus building by grasping the current status of the public participation in each country.

    Status: Approved

     

  • D'Appolonia-Challenges and Opportunities for IESC

     

    Abstract ID 1023

    Author: Giovanni De Franchi  |  Co-Author(s):  Alessandro Casartelli ,   Gianluca Cassulo

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  External environmental and social consulting: changing roles

    This session reviews D'Appolonia's experience and describes how the approach to IESC role has evolved thanks to new tools and technologies, refinement of FIs policies and introduction of sector-specific expertise.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Data ? from big, to open, to smart.

     

    Abstract ID 467

    Author: Mitzi L?szl? 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    Map That encourages dialogue between public institutions, businesses and individuals by giving more people the opportunity to view the same data analytics.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Deal or No Deal? HIA and public debate of the TPP

     

    Abstract ID 654

    Author: Katie Hirono  |  Co-Author(s):  Fiona Haigh

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Contention, Social Movements and the Politics of Impact Assessment

    This presentation will discuss the health impacts of an international free trade agreement and the involvement of an advocacy steering committee in the HIA process.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Dealing with challenges ? EA research needs in NL

     

    Abstract ID 955

    Author: Hens Runhaar  |  Co-Author(s):  Jos Arts

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Practical Challenges of the EU's Amended EIA Directive

    Engaging in ongoing debates in other domains is essential to prepare for new challenges and may enrich both EA research and practice by fostering learning and innovation.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Defining Significance: Baseline vs. VC Integrity

     

    Abstract ID 662

    Author: Celesa Horvath 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Practical approaches to impact significance assessment

    Defining significance based on degree of change from baseline can influence the adequacy of cumulative effects assessment. Defining significance based on valued component integrity is recommended to address the issue.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Designing alternatives for landscape in IA

     

    Abstract ID 1153

    Author: Willemijn Smal 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Development by Design: Principles of Landscape Ecology to Inform Mitigation

    The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment has developed an approach to give landscape a more prominent role in Dutch IA practice, and will share some experiences.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Determining the benefits of IA: A business method

     

    Abstract ID 861

    Author: Angus Morrison-Saunders 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ex ante assessment of economic governance: potential benefits of comprehensive IAs for economy and environment

    This paper outlines a methodology for determining the benefits of impact assessment to proponents and other stakeholders based on learning from the business and management professions.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Developing Satoyama Quantitative Evaluation Method

     

    Abstract ID 1082

    Author: Akira Tanaka  |  Co-Author(s):  Masashi Kobatake

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    We developed a comprehensive quantitative ecosystem evaluation method incorporating habitats, landscape aesthetic values and human wise-use called the ?Satoyama Evaluation Process? and used SEP methods to evaluate Satoyama conservation plans.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Developing SEA capacity in Kenya

     

    Abstract ID 1107

    Author: Margaret Njuki 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Towards a systems approach to SEA capacity development ?????? lessons learned

    Kenya is in the process of integrating Environmental concerns into Programmes, Plans and Policy. NEMA has developed SEA guidelines and is the body that reviews and evaluates SEA in Kenya.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Developing Underwater Archaeology Standards for IA

     

    Abstract ID 588

    Author: Christopher Polglase 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ensuring Access to and Sustainability of Common Resources

    This paper calls for underwater archaeological standards that are fit-for-purpose for international impact assessment. The authors provide examples of projects to highlight the need for standardized survey and mitigation approaches.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Developing Underwater Archaeology Standards for IA

     

    Abstract ID 589

    Author: Christopher Polglase  |  Co-Author(s):  Benjamin Siegel

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Beneath the Waves: Underwater Archaeology and Impact Assessment

    This paper calls for underwater archaeological standards that are fit-for-purpose for international impact assessment. The authors provide examples of projects to highlight the need for standardized survey and mitigation approaches.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Development Financing for Biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID 486

    Author: Valerie Hickey 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity Conservation and Management Challenges Faced by IFIs

    This paper will discuss three critical challenges for the conservation community to accessing resources from IFIs whose mandate is not conservation but development.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Development of an HIA Evaluation Matrix

     

    Abstract ID 1319

    Author: Lindsay McCallum  |  Co-Author(s):  Chris Ollson ,   Kathleen Souweine ,   Mary McDaniel

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Making the jump from qualitative to quantitative: improved methods for HIA

    Development of an evaluation matrix and decision-making framework that allow for a more quantitative and consistent approach to HIA is presented and discussed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Different Health Data for and Beyond HIA

     

    Abstract ID 699

    Author: Janis Shandro  |  Co-Author(s):  Mirko Winkler

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Making the jump from qualitative to quantitative: improved methods for HIA

    From assessment to the management of community health risks and impacts: This presentation discusses the value and effective application of both qualitative and quantitative approaches for and beyond HIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Difficulties of EIA in urban development projects

     

    Abstract ID 703

    Author: Gabriele Buerger 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    The requirement of EIA in urban development projects leads to a range of difficulties in course of implementation, e.g. forecasting noise or air emissions on future residents.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Digital 21 Strategy and EIA's in Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID 865

    Author: Andy Chung  |  Co-Author(s):  Henry Leung ,   WM To

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Country experiences with impact assessment in the digital era

    How new technologies are leveraged following the Digital 21 Strategy - the latest trends of EIA's in Hong Kong

    Status: Approved

     

  • Digital biodiversity data for EIA decision-making

     

    Abstract ID 734

    Author: Vinod Mathur  |  Co-Author(s):  Asha Rajvanshi

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Digital Biodiversity Data For Fast Tracking Impact Assessment

    Digitally available biodiversity data has the potential to enhance quality of EIA decision-making process. Nevertheless, several barriers have to be addressed to make the best use of data publishing framework.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Digital Database for 4 Eco-channels in Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID 730

    Author: Mark Shea  |  Co-Author(s):  Bin chen ,   Vincent Liu

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Digital Technologies for Spatial Analysis of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

    A digital database developed by integrating ecological survey data from four eco-channels in Hong Kong to an existing web platform. It served for channel management and free public access.

    Status: Approved

     

  • DIGITAL ERA STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT IN AFRICA

     

    Abstract ID 1083

    Author: Diane Erasmus  |  Co-Author(s):  Andries van der Merwe

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    An exploration of the challenges associated with stakeholder engagement from an African perspective and ways to adapt more sophisticated techniques of developed countries to promote meaningful engagement and sustainability.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Digital Era without power sockets: IA in Africa

     

    Abstract ID 1218

    Author: Pedro Bettencourt  |  Co-Author(s):  Sara de Sousa ,   Nuno Silva ,   Pedro Moreira ,   Cl?udia Fulg?ncio

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The role of digital media in IA

    The digital Era came with new tools and new possibilities in IA but not in the whole world? Nemus? experience in IA in Africa tells a whole different story.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Digital facilitation in EIA, the Hong Kong context

     

    Abstract ID 871

    Author: Tung-shing SO  |  Co-Author(s):  Chi-wing LAW ,   Clara U

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The role of digital media in IA

    The paper gives an overview of the development in applying digital tools to facilitate the EIA process and public engagement in Hong Kong since the implementation of the EIA Ordinance.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Digital facilitation in EIA, the Hong Kong context

     

    Abstract ID 887

    Author: Tung-shing SO  |  Co-Author(s):  Chi-wing LAW ,   Clara U

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The role of digital media in IA

    The paper gives an overview of the development in applying digital tools to facilitate the EIA process and public engagement in Hong Kong since the implementation of the EIA Ordinance.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Digital information and Canadian EA processes

     

    Abstract ID 785

    Author: Kevin Hanna  |  Co-Author(s):  Brandon Gregg

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Hidden Role of Information

    This study examines internet and GIS based mechanisms used for participation and communication, and the management of information used in the assessment and review of EA applications in Canada.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Digital Media in Impact Assessment during Construction

     

    Abstract ID 33

    Author: Mohamed Hasan Isa 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Accessing and Applying Digital Data: Successful and Unsuccessful EIA Cases

    Monitoring records as per EIA and EM&A are regularly put on the website and including the stage of construction with photos for public view.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Digital technologies enabling public participation

     

    Abstract ID 921

    Author: Svetla Petrova  |  Co-Author(s):  Robert Weymouth ,   Janette Hartz-Karp ,   Brian Sullivan

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Role of Digital and Social Media to Facilitate Public Participation in

    This presentation demonstrates an innovative online-deliberation platform that enables people to engage in a meaningful conversation and collaboratively solve problems.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Dilemmas in the appraisal of multi-functionality

     

    Abstract ID 1057

    Author: Julieta Matos Castano  |  Co-Author(s):  Timo Hartmann ,   Geert Dewulf

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment and resilience to environmental stress in urbanized deltas

    We provide a practice based study about the challenges that practitioners face while defining and selecting function combinations in a multifunctional project in the South West Delta in the Netherlands.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Disaster risk reduction with green infrastructure

     

    Abstract ID 1165

    Author: Marco Fritz  |  Co-Author(s):  Thomas De Lannoy

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services, Climate Change and Disaster Risks through EU impact assessments

    Integrating ecosystem services, climate change mitigation and disaster risk reduction can be promoted through innovative ways. EU IAs deliver options for better, more resilient and cost-effective solutions for European citizens.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Do health impacts vary in rural & urban settings?

     

    Abstract ID 1172

    Author: Margaret Douglas  |  Co-Author(s):  Martin Higgins

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Evaluation in Impact Assessment

    Impact assessments of rural developments like windfarms present challenges. Understanding the complexity of rural development -- context, scale, direct, indirect -- should enable better, more nuanced mitigation and enhancement strategies.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Do I have to read another million word ESHIA?

     

    Abstract ID 619

    Author: Dan Mistler  |  Co-Author(s):  Tony Coggan ,   Isolina Sanchez ,   Chris Pratt

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collecting/visually communicating impact assessment data to decision-makers

    The authors present a discussion of the utility of visualization (specifically infographics and 3D animation) in ESHIA and its application for multiple audiences and technical functions.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Do SEAs make a difference?

     

    Abstract ID 482

    Author: John Carstensen 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    The key findings of the 2014 DFID Topic Guide on Strategic Environmental Assessment and how to get better evidence of what works

    Status: Approved

     

  • Don't pat ourselves on the back just yet!!!

     

    Abstract ID 877

    Author: Mark Liskowich 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Alternatives Analysis for GHG reduction: What is good practice?

    Have the reduction of air emissions in certain jurisdictions actually resulted in an improvement or an overall negative environmental impact to the environment?

    Status: Approved

     

  • Donors use of Impact assessment for oil and gas

     

    Abstract ID 500

    Author: peter croal 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Working with IA in the oil and gas sector in developing countries

    The presentation will focus on lessons learned with respect to the use of impact assessment by the donor community in developing countries oil and gas sector.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Drafting Environmental Legislation with Consensus

     

    Abstract ID 1361

    Author: Ahmad Saeed 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The National Impact Assessment Programme in Pakistan: Outcomes and Lessons

    NIAP supported the provinces in the drafting and adaptation of their environmental legislation in the post 18th Constitutional Amendment scenario.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Dynamic Information Frameworks (DIFs) for ESIAs

     

    Abstract ID 1109

    Author: Erick Fernandes  |  Co-Author(s):  Jeffrey Richey ,   Gunars Platais ,   Marcos Sossai

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of Geographic Information Systems to Foster Multidisciplinary Impact As

    Dynamic Information Frameworks (DIFs) as integrated knowledge platforms for ESIAs and for decision-makers to generate and evaluate rigorous scenarios of alternative futures and to obtain decision support

    Status: Approved

     

  • E-Governance in Moldova's River Basin Management

     

    Abstract ID 1000

    Author: Daniela Petrusevschi  |  Co-Author(s):  Corneliu Busuioc

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collecting/visually communicating impact assessment data to decision-makers

    The paper describes the approach applied to transfer a part of the River Basin Management in Moldova to three electronic Platforms and their influence on current practices of EIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • E-governance within Scotland?s Environmental Asses

     

    Abstract ID 1051

    Author: Vincent Onyango  |  Co-Author(s):  Dumiso Moyo

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Environmental Assessment back and forth: monitoring in the digital era

    The digital era is reshaping overall effectiveness of Environmental Assessment regimes. What lessons in terms of good practice, opportunities and constraints, can we learn from Scotland's experience?

    Status: Approved

     

  • E-government and social media?s role in meaningful participation

     

    Abstract ID 30

    Author: Timothy J. Peirson-Smith   |  Co-Author(s):  A. John Sinclair ,   Morrissa Boerchers

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Role of Digital and Social Media to Facilitate Public Participation in

    This work explores the evolution of e-governance and social media in EA and its contribution to meaningful public participation, through considering literature and case studies in Hong Kong and Canada.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EA as a Design Tool: Lessons, Impediments,Enablers

     

    Abstract ID 273

    Author: Steve Bonnell 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment as a design tool

    This paper explores recent experience in the perception and use of EA as a design tool, and identifies key factors that have facilitated and hindered its use in this manner.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EA consultants? capacity to influence practice

     

    Abstract ID 694

    Author: Mari K?gstr?m 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    To improve health integration in EA there is a need to better understand EA practitioners? roles in EA, and their different capacity to influence practice.

    Status: Approved

     

  • ECAs and biodiversity:problems and lessons learned

     

    Abstract ID 961

    Author: Claudio Falciano 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity Conservation and Management Challenges Faced by IFIs

    Assessment of impacts on biodiversity produced from the projects in which ECAs are involved is somewhat challenging. Using case studies, this presentation will summarize SACE?s experience in facing biodiversity issues.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Ecological compensation in China: Meizhou Bay Case

     

    Abstract ID 584

    Author: Ning Yang  |  Co-Author(s):  Juan Quintero

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Marine and Coastal Planning and Management: Using SEA and EIA

    A dredging project EIA leads to a comprehensive review of SEAs for coastal area development in southeast China, and result in biodiversity compensation plans.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Economic displacement: disaster or opportunity?

     

    Abstract ID 496

    Author: Sunrita Sarkar 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    This presentation discusses the opportunities for creating sustainable livelihoods for economically displaced communities. Using case studies and examples from countries like Mozambique upcoming trends and innovative practices will be presented

    Status: Approved

     

  • ECOstatus - Mapping a Vision for Urban Rivers

     

    Abstract ID 322

    Author: Rebecca Skinner  |  Co-Author(s):  Ross Marshall ,   Mark Ross ,   Angela Gurnell

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Not in my backyard - how new digital technologies influence the alternative

    Urban rivers are valued local resources and require sensitivity if positive relationship are to be maintained between the developer and local communities. Careful baseline assessment helps identify risks and opportunities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Ecosystem Service Assessment in SEA in Namibia

     

    Abstract ID 1099

    Author: Ulrich Scheffler  |  Co-Author(s):  Ulrike Tr?ger ,   Roel Slootweg

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA for regional spatial planning

    First time to include ecosystem services in SEAs for Namibia's regional planning process.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Ecosystem services in SEA of spatial policies

     

    Abstract ID 845

    Author: Davide Geneletti 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    An application of an ecosystem service approach for the SEA of a spatial development policy is presented. The findings are discussed, and compared with more conventional SEA approaches.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Ecosystem Services in SIA: the human aspects

     

    Abstract ID 953

    Author: Gabriela Factor  |  Co-Author(s):  Francesca Villiani

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    ES presents opportunities to strengthen SIA and management practice, health and human rights assessment. This paper presents challenges faced and makes suggestions for a more participatory and people-centered ES analysis

    Status: Approved

     

  • Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID 843

    Author: Jo Treweek  |  Co-Author(s):  Florence Landsberg ,   Sarah Prinsloo ,   Philippe Bouzet ,   Robert Lwanga

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    This presentation presents some practical experiences of integrating ecosystem services review with impact assessment in a Ugandan context, focusing on baseline assessment to support future ESIAs.

    Status: Approved

     

  • ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: (AULNES) method and toolkit

     

    Abstract ID 801

    Author: Nicolas Jacotot 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    he Egis Ecosystem Services Toolkit, a methodology for the assessment of the impact of a project on Ecosystem Services throughout the lifetime of a project.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Effect Characterization and the Human Disciplines

     

    Abstract ID 848

    Author: Marla Orenstein  |  Co-Author(s):  Susan Dowse

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Practical approaches to impact significance assessment

    Definitions for effect characterization are often formulated with reference to environmental disciplines, and not well-suited for human disciplines. This presentation discusses characterization approaches suited for all disciplines in environmental assessments.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Effectiveness of EIA practice: a criteria proposal

     

    Abstract ID 1231

    Author: Fernanda Veronez  |  Co-Author(s):  Marcelo Monta?o

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Early Professionals and Students: Sharing Technical Advances and Innovation

    The research proposes a set of criteria, based on a known framework, to evaluate the effectiveness of EIA practice in Brazil, considering procedural, substantive and transactive aspects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Effectiveness of ESIA in mining finance decisions

     

    Abstract ID 448

    Author: Emily Harris 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This paper will draw on direct experience from conducting and reviewing ESIA processes in the mining industry to consider the effectiveness of ESIAs in meeting project finance requirements.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Effectiveness, Impacts and Benefits of SEA

     

    Abstract ID 1160

    Author: Anders Ekbom 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Towards a systems approach to SEA capacity development ?????? lessons learned

    Review of Effectiveness, Impacts and Benefits of SEA applications in Developing Countries and Emerging Economies - findings and recommendations to improve SEA practice, at case level and system level.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Effects of Climatic and Social Changes on Dengue

     

    Abstract ID 897

    Author: C. Emdad Haque 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Evaluation in Impact Assessment

    This paper is based on the findings of an international collaborative research on effects and climatic and social changes on dengue risk to the city populations in Bangladesh.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Effects of climatic and social changes on dengue

     

    Abstract ID 906

    Author: C. Emdad Haque  |  Co-Author(s):  Parnali Dhar-Chowdhury

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Assessing Climate Change and Natural Disaster Impact on Urban Area

    This study is based on findings on an international collaborative research on the effects of climatic, ecological, and socioeconomic factors and their changes on dengue risk.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Effects of Industrial Land Uses on Hunting Safely

     

    Abstract ID 1356

    Author: Bruce Muir 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of Geographic Information Systems to Foster Multidisciplinary Impact As

    Industrial and human land uses effect safe hunting practices. This paper presents a GIS framework to assess the potential geographic restrictions from various uses of the land with safety metrics.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA alternative analysis: case studies

     

    Abstract ID 970

    Author: Pedro Coutinho  |  Co-Author(s):  Maria S? ,   Nuno Silva

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Alternatives: the Backbone of EIA

    Discussion of EIA alternative analysis for two types of projects, one in Portugal and one in Brazil.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA challenges as perceived by entrepreneurs

     

    Abstract ID 804

    Author: Alberto Fonseca  |  Co-Author(s):  Sander Rodrigues ,   Tamires Paiva

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Contention, Social Movements and the Politics of Impact Assessment

    The study surveyed the perception of 320 business representatives of EIA challenges in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais. Data show an overall concern with time and cost factors.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA challenges as perceived by entrepreneurs

     

    Abstract ID 1105

    Author: Alberto Fonseca  |  Co-Author(s):  Sander Rodrigues ,   Tamires Hon?rio

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Contention, Social Movements and the Politics of Impact Assessment

    The study surveyed the perception of 320 business representatives of EIA challenges in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais. Data show an overall concern with time and cost factors.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA Data Center construction on state level

     

    Abstract ID 963

    Author: SA LI  |  Co-Author(s):  Shibei Li ,   aizhong Chen ,   xiaohong zhao

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Accessing and Applying Digital Data: Successful and Unsuccessful EIA Cases

    EIA data center construction on state level

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA doesn?t work for local development activities

     

    Abstract ID 838

    Author: Harry Spaling 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Launching EIA in new sectors presently underserved in practice.

    A community-centered approach is needed to address the (cumulative) impacts of small agriculture, fisheries, water supply and other resource-based needs and livelihood projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA followup practice appraisal in specific contex

     

    Abstract ID 1273

    Author: Fabia Cruz  |  Co-Author(s):  Marcelo Monta?o

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Early Professionals and Students: Sharing Technical Advances and Innovation

    Based on the influence of contextual factors in EIA follow-up results, this research proposal aims to assess EIA follow-up practice in a brazilian specific context and discuss its related challenges.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA for fracking projects. It is not enough

     

    Abstract ID 466

    Author: Nonita Yap 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Environmental assessment of fracking: is it enough?

    The paper uses risk analysis to conclude that EIA is not as yet a reliable tool that would enable projects to be permitted with sufficient environmental security.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA Guidance for coal fired power plants

     

    Abstract ID 691

    Author: Miguel Coutinho 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The National Impact Assessment Programme in Pakistan: Outcomes and Lessons

    A specific EIA Guidance for Coal Fired Power Plants in Pakistan was developed to support Pakistani provincial EPAs, financial institutions and civil society to address its environmental and social concerns.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA Guidelines for large hydropower in Pakistan

     

    Abstract ID 832

    Author: Peter-John Meynell 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The National Impact Assessment Programme in Pakistan: Outcomes and Lessons

    Panel discussion on the requirements and challenges in developing EIA guidelines for large hydropower in Pakistan

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA in Taiwan: Two-Level EIA and Beauty Bay's Case

     

    Abstract ID 505

    Author: Yide Gao 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    This paper presents the distinctive two-level EIA system in Taiwan. A case study of hotel construction is covered to illustrate the two-level process and the stakeholder?s conflict for a decade.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA of Irrigation&.. Net. by Complementary Methods

     

    Abstract ID 182

    Author: FARAHNAZ SABZEVARI  |  Co-Author(s):  REZA KHALILI

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment as a design tool

    This paper discusses experience of applying qualitative and quantitative impact assessment methods simultaneously, so EIA can be used as a design tool for plans based on the environmental criteria.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA of Mining Projects in Chile - A Review

     

    Abstract ID 753

    Author: Ver?nica Fern?ndez  |  Co-Author(s):  Jaime Solari ,   Elisa Rub?

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    The application of the impact assessment system to mining projects has been studied by looking at the global figures and how the focus of the assessment has changed over time.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA procedures: who have to conduct them?

     

    Abstract ID 1147

    Author: I?igo Sobrini 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  30 Years of environmental impact assessment of projects: challenges in transposing the revised EIA Directive

    New EU Directive permits different ways of considering EIA procedures; rather giving prominence to EIA Public Departments, or letting the competent Administration bodies responsible for permiting the project. Which best?

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA report quality: lessons from the first 17 year

     

    Abstract ID 265

    Author: Luke Sandham  |  Co-Author(s):  Luke Sandham ,   Alan Bond

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    EIA report quality in South Africa is satisfactory, but the perception of EIA is negative. The question is to what extent report quality is representative of EIA quality and effectiveness.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA Science versus Social Media driven Perception

     

    Abstract ID 1280

    Author: Patrice Brown 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Social Media, Impact Assessment and Community Voices

    Social media is seeing EIA outcomes decided ahead of the science. An insight of the challenges managing EIA in Australia's Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIA: is waste an issue?

     

    Abstract ID 312

    Author: David Roettgen  |  Co-Author(s):  David Roettgen

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Waste & natural resource efficiency in EIA

    According to European EIA, waste is an issue relevant within EIA. Modern waste legislation establishes a series of principles which need to be taken into account within an EIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EIASS as a web- based information service in Korea

     

    Abstract ID 863

    Author: kongjang cho  |  Co-Author(s):  jung ho Yoon ,   tae yun Kim

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Effect of information and knowledge technologies in impact assessment

    Website ?EIASS(environmental impact assessment support system)? was opend in Korea. ?EIASS? is the online information service to provide informations such as GIS data, local environmental quality and spatial analysis data.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Emerging directions for public participation in SA

     

    Abstract ID 310

    Author: John Sinclair  |  Co-Author(s):  Alan Diduck

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Sustainability assessment: latest research and emerging trends

    This presentation offers an integrative review inquiring into practical challenges and emerging directions for participation in SA and establishes three linked issues that must be confronted in designing participatory programs.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Empowering community with water monitoring devices

     

    Abstract ID 920

    Author: Flaviano Bianchini 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  The digital interface with local community

    The paper will report on support provided to communities to empower them to undertake monitoring with both 'old' and 'new' digital technologies

    Status: Approved

     

  • Enabling INSPIRE and Sensor Web: a software tool

     

    Abstract ID 478

    Author: Paola Carrara  |  Co-Author(s):  Anna Basoni ,   Cristiano Fugazza ,   Stefano Menegon ,   Paolo Tagliolato & Andrea Vianello

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Information management for IA: Issues on access and re-use of data and information for IA ?????? enablers in EU legislation

    An enabling software suite lets environmental researchers easily create their own OGC services for geo-data and upload dataset and metadata, in compliance with INSPIRE and Sensor Web, overcoming IT challenges.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Engagement through Social Media: IFC?s experience

     

    Abstract ID 503

    Author: Aaron Rosenberg 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The WBG and Social Media Engagement

    This presentation will discuss IFC?s experience in using social media to improve engagement and accountability with stakeholders and the challenges social media can present as well.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Engaging in Key Issues for IA Effectiveness

     

    Abstract ID 923

    Author: John Boyle 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Early Professionals and Students: Sharing Technical Advances and Innovation

    Session participants will be challenged to consider how IA effectiveness is influenced by people, their strengths and weaknesses, and the culture and systems they work within.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Engaging local communities in Inland Areas

     

    Abstract ID 555

    Author: Angelo Jonas Imperiale 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    The paper develops a SIA approach to participation and capacity building in LFAs, encompassing European cohesion policies at project scale, and exploring SIA role in getting positive community development outcomes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Engaging Local Communities in Inland Areas

     

    Abstract ID 581

    Author: Angelo Jonas Imperiale  |  Co-Author(s):  Frank Vanclay

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    We develop an SIA approach to participation and capacity building in rural areas to address European cohesion policies at project scale, exploring SIA 's role in acheiving community development outcomes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Enhanced Public Participation via Digital Tools

     

    Abstract ID 713

    Author: Felix Rottmann  |  Co-Author(s):  Tom Streather

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Social Media, Impact Assessment and Community Voices

    The rapid expansion in access to affordable information and communications technology presents new risks and opportunities related to public participation in infrastructure projects .

    Status: Approved

     

  • Enhancing INSPIRE's Impact on EA

     

    Abstract ID 1094

    Author: Ainhoa Gonzalez 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Information management for IA: Issues on access and re-use of data and information for IA ?????? enablers in EU legislation

    INSPIRE provides the grounds for transforming the way in which environmental assessments are done, but a number of issues remain to be resolved for a better contribution to SEA/EIA effectiveness.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environment based urban regional spatial planning.

     

    Abstract ID 529

    Author: BENJAMIN POTTAYIL VARKEY 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA for regional spatial planning

    Physical planning encompassing the environment parameters is inevitable in the context of fast urbanisation ,with enormous pressure on the infrastructure. Physical planning presumes a comprehensive assessment of environmental resources. .

    Status: Approved

     

  • ENVIRONMENT CRITERIA FOR ENGINEERING DESIGNS

     

    Abstract ID 1243

    Author: Simone Lages  |  Co-Author(s):  Vitor Pimenta ,   Julinana Vilhena ,   Mauro Mendes ,   Daniel Caborges

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    The Vale's Environment Criteria for Engineering Designs set minimum parameters and assumptions for the development of Engineering Projects

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environment without human?

     

    Abstract ID 700

    Author: Sandra Kainz 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    A biophysical understanding of environment in association with EIA risks the loss of the added value of EIA and the deferment of problems in subsequent project phases.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental adaptive management of the Yacyret?

     

    Abstract ID 1337

    Author: Oscar Thomas  |  Co-Author(s):  Mauricio Perayre ,   Ernesto Sanchez-Triana ,   Ana Luisa Lima

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Alternatives: the Backbone of EIA

    The paper analyses the learning-by-doing process used in the Yacyret? Multipurpose Project ?based on a comprehensive environmental impact assessment ? to address the inherent uncertainties of large infrastructure projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY IN NIGERIAN S

     

    Abstract ID 786

    Author: SILAS AGAJA 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    Nigeria,Secondary Schools,Environment,Education and Advocacy

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental Impact and Socioeconomic Considerati

     

    Abstract ID 237

    Author: Henry Wamalwa  |  Co-Author(s):  Gabriel Wetang'ula ,   Benjamin Kubo

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Monitoring, reporting and verification of energy's environmental impacts

    geothermal, drilling, environmental and socio impacts, ESMMP, Menengai

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental impact assessment and sensitivity

     

    Abstract ID 846

    Author: naghmeh mobarghei  |  Co-Author(s):  sedigheh mousavipour ,   mitra ghasemi

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    Using Environmental impact assessment and sensitivity analysis for feasibility study of road construction through the Miankale wetland in north of Iran

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental Impact Assessment System in Peru

     

    Abstract ID 1336

    Author: Mariano Castro  |  Co-Author(s):  Fernando Loayza ,   Ernesto Sanchez-Triana ,   Ana Luisa Lima

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Country experiences with impact assessment in the digital era

    The paper assesses Peru?s National System of Environmental Impact Assessment to identify achievements, constraints, and potential improvements to make the EIA an effective tool for environmental and development decision-making

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental Impact Assessment Systems in South A

     

    Abstract ID 1335

    Author: Ernesto Sanchez-Triana  |  Co-Author(s):  Bilal Rahill ,   Ana Luisa Lima ,   Santiago Enriquez ,   Javaid Afzal & Shakil Ferdausi

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    A review of EIA systems in South Asian countries suggests that these procedures focus predominantly on managing the negative environmental impacts of specific projects, rather than on strengthening decision-making processes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental intelligence in impact assessments

     

    Abstract ID 1185

    Author: Birgitta Liljedahl  |  Co-Author(s):  Annica Waleij

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment, Conflict and Disasters

    Environmental intelligence can provide indications of the environmental conditions and environmental changes in a region, and inform early warning capabilities i.e. anticipating future events; weak signals detection and trends analysis.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental model of wetland economic assessment

     

    Abstract ID 999

    Author: Wang YUEN 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    A model framework has been developed to recognize the market value problems in land-use of wetland in Hong Kong with a good balance of costs and benefits

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental monitoring in the Suape Port and Industrial Complex, Pernambuco, Brazil: ecotoxicological aspects and heavy metals content in sediments

     

    Abstract ID 75

    Author: Edmilson Santos de Lima  |  Co-Author(s):  Lilian Pereira de Souza Santos ,   Deloar Oliveira

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Environmental Assessment back and forth: monitoring in the digital era

    The monitoring program has shown the importance of the follow up of EIA studies regarding the maintenance of the quality of the environment regarding the quality of sediment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental Monitoring of a Butterfly Reserve

     

    Abstract ID 642

    Author: Richard CHEUNG  |  Co-Author(s):  Ophelia CHU ,   Macy FUNG ,   Queenie LO ,   Colleen CHIU & Nelson SO

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    Baseline environmental monitoring of a butterfly reserve in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China. Baseline water quality monitoring (dissolved oxygen, turbidity) and background noise information were collected in recent years.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental Public health Tracking and Health Im

     

    Abstract ID 504

    Author: Paolo Lauriola 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Tools to integrate epidemiology and risk assessment in HIA

    EPHT aims to merge, integrate, analyse and interpret environmental hazards, exposure and outcome This presentation will show the challenges and the opportunities of EPHT within the context of HIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental Sensitivity Mapping WebTool for SEA

     

    Abstract ID 115

    Author: Ainhoa Gonzalez 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    An environmental sensitivity mapping webtool prototype has been developed to support systematic and participative SEA processes in Ireland. The prototype is presented and the anticipated benefits and limitations discussed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Environmental Supervision in China: YiBa Highway

     

    Abstract ID 1316

    Author: Juan Quintero  |  Co-Author(s):  Ning Yang

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    Independent environmental supervision is proven highly valuable for large-scale infrastructure project that are carried out in environmentally sensitive areas.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Epidemiology of military environmental pollution

     

    Abstract ID 1350

    Author: stephanie sangalang 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Tools to integrate epidemiology and risk assessment in HIA

    Mortality and morbidity in Philippine cities exposed to military environmental pollution: integration of epidemiological and risk assessment approaches in health impact assessment (HIA).

    Status: Approved

     

  • Equality in on-line participation

     

    Abstract ID 712

    Author: Hanna Herkkola 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Public engagement in SEA: a new kind of democracy in digital era?

    E-tools offer tempting possibilites for communication. But can equality of stakeholders be guaranteed purely on-line? Are e-tools used to promote equality or to avoid personal contacts with stakeholders?

    Status: Approved

     

  • EQUITY IN SA: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK

     

    Abstract ID 232

    Author: Lydia Lamorgese  |  Co-Author(s):  Davide Geneletti

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Sustainability assessment: latest research and emerging trends

    One hallmark of sustainability is equity. However, equity is rarely incorporated into sustainability assessment. We propose a conceptual framework to promote the systematic inclusion of equity in sustainability assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • ESA, EIA and the Business Case for development

     

    Abstract ID 323

    Author: Ross Marshall  |  Co-Author(s):  Bruce Munro ,   Karl Fuller ,   Mark Ross

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    The application of ecosystem services must influence the Business Case in developmental infrastructure iof it is to develop as a valued tool in sustainable development

    Status: Approved

     

  • Escalating of conflicts and types of social mobili

     

    Abstract ID 583

    Author: Daniela Serra 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Contention, Social Movements and the Politics of Impact Assessment

    This paper provides crucial insights about public perceptions and social strategies of the communities involved in the mining Project conflict in order to delay, interrupt, and even shut down it.

    Status: Approved

     

  • ESIA and Adaptive Management: GIS in Forestry

     

    Abstract ID 1254

    Author: David Gibson  |  Co-Author(s):  Jeremy Ansell

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of Geographic Information Systems to Foster Multidisciplinary Impact As

    The presentation will illustrate the recent innovations in the use of GIS to support multdisciplinary ESIA processes in adaptive forest management through applications case studies from Africa and Latin America.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Estimation of Future Economic Damages from Floods

     

    Abstract ID 710

    Author: Dong Keun Yoon  |  Co-Author(s):  Junsung Park ,   Dong-Hyun Cha ,   Seung-Hu Jeong

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Assessing Climate Change and Natural Disaster Impact on Urban Area

    The purpose of this study is to estimate future economic losses from floods based on simulated outputs from five different regional climate models at local communities in Korea.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EU Directive and DFI Environmental and Social Poli

     

    Abstract ID 293

    Author: JEAN-NOEL ROULLEAU 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The EU impact assessment systems: to which extent a global role model

    The paper intends to discuss the coherence between EU Directive (in particular Directive 2011/92/EU of 13 December 2011) with the Environmental and Social policies and procedures of Development Financial Institutions.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EU-EIA Policy for IPA projects in Turkey

     

    Abstract ID 129

    Author: Ali ALBAYRAK  |  Co-Author(s):  Ali Albayrak ,   Seda Neriman Arz─▒k

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The EU impact assessment systems: to which extent a global role model

    EU supports the environmental infrastructure projects and improves the life quality in Turkey. For this purpose, how the IPA project applicaiton process works and challenges to achieve EU requirements.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of EIA training

     

    Abstract ID 1032

    Author: Luis Sanchez  |  Co-Author(s):  Michelle Milhomem

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    A questionnaire survey captured the organizational learning outcomes of EIA training offered to 420 officials at the Brazilian Federal environmental agency.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Evolving practice of HIA. Quo Vadis?

     

    Abstract ID 263

    Author: Mark Divall  |  Co-Author(s):  Mirko Winkler

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    The practice of HIA has advanced significantly but on-going evolution to effectively address health impacts in the framework of EIA is required, which will involve capacity building at various levels.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Examples of Social Media Engagement in the WBG

     

    Abstract ID 223

    Author: Mauricio Athie  |  Co-Author(s):  Christine Montgomery ,   Jude hanan

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The WBG and Social Media Engagement

    World Bank Group encourages staff to make use of social media in a safe and productive way. This paper presents examples of how of social media use by the Bank.

    Status: Approved

     

  • EXPERIENCE OF REGULATING THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR IN

     

    Abstract ID 1168

    Author: Arnold Waiswa Ayazika 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Working with IA in the oil and gas sector in developing countries

    This paper discusses the EIA process in Uganda in relation to oil and gas sector and the challenges faced by the regulatory agencies and Practitioners.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Exploring a Role for IM in Traditional Use Study a

     

    Abstract ID 822

    Author: Daryl Harrison  |  Co-Author(s):  Nola Markey

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    The application and development of information management technologies present a promising but challenging range of solutions for supporting Traditional Use Study and Traditional Ecological Knowledge studies for ESIA?s.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Exploring Health Impacts & EIA 'another pebble?'

     

    Abstract ID 828

    Author: Sophie Grinnell 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Environmental assessment of fracking: is it enough?

    Health, including social determinants of health (socioeconomic factors), are not adequately considered within Environmental Impact Assessments and associated planning considerations when undertaken for hydraulic fracturing.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Exploring regulatory stimuli for procuring green a

     

    Abstract ID 930

    Author: Jan-Albert Wessels 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Local Content Policies, benefit-sharing & sustainable regional development

    Developing countries such as South Africa incorporate green and new technology use stimuli into principles and objectives of law and policy but challenges prevent the implementation thereof in EIA follow-up.

    Status: Approved

     

  • E_exeta Edets?e?da - Maintaining Social Cohesion

     

    Abstract ID 1360

    Author: Itoah Scott-Enns  |  Co-Author(s):  Itoah Scott-Enns

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Indigenous Peoples and Cumulative Effects

    Diamond mines are social impacting Tlicho women and families, as Tlicho men are being taken out of the community for work, however, Tlicho stories offer ideas for building better support.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Facebook or Open Houses? Planning Considerations

     

    Abstract ID 1279

    Author: Gwen Brice 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Role of Digital and Social Media to Facilitate Public Participation in

    Planning considerations when designing a public consultation program to include social media tools.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Facilitated or spontaneous participation, case ESS

     

    Abstract ID 1074

    Author: Hanna Herkkola  |  Co-Author(s):  Kaisa Mustaj?rvi

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    Crowdsourcing is participative problem-solving, where ?the crowd? is invited to solve certain issues for mutual benefits. What is the role of crowdsourcing compared to facilitated participation for in ESS?

    Status: Approved

     

  • Feasibility Study on ?Satoyama Banking? in Japan

     

    Abstract ID 1091

    Author: Akira Tanaka  |  Co-Author(s):  Masashi Kobatake

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA for regional spatial planning

    The first ?Satoyama Banking? pilot project involving multi stakeholders of one 6.4 ha Satoyama ecosystem consisting of former paddy fields and second-growth forests in a Chiba City suburb has feasibility.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Financial incentives for the mitigation hierarchy

     

    Abstract ID 1226

    Author: Irene Burgues Arrea  |  Co-Author(s):  John Reid ,   Alfonso Malky

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    This presentation explains the logic of linking EIAs and financial incentives to insure application of the mitigation hierarchy. It also highlights some of the most common financial incentive options.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Financial Institution 1

     

    Abstract ID 1151

    Author: Diane Brown 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Private Equity Funds: Addressing E&S Risks

    Placeholder

    Status: Approved

     

  • Financial Institution 2

     

    Abstract ID 1154

    Author: Diane Brown 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Private Equity Funds: Addressing E&S Risks

    Placeholder

    Status: Approved

     

  • Fishing Monitoring and Drilling Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID 1003

    Author: Rodrigo Campos  |  Co-Author(s):  Cristiano Dapper ,   Maria Pessoa ,   Thays Amaro

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Monitoring, reporting and verification of energy?????s environmental impacts

    Offshore drilling operations and fishery monitoring programs: a quantitative impact assessment experience in Southern Bahia, Northeast of Brazil

    Status: Approved

     

  • Flood Mitigation by Adaptive Use of Urban Infra.

     

    Abstract ID 536

    Author: Taejung Kwon  |  Co-Author(s):  Joongdon Kim ,   Kwangwoo Nam

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Assessing Climate Change and Natural Disaster Impact on Urban Area

    Recently approved flood sensitive underpass road design by the municipal government of Busan, Korea is introduced to facilitate further discussion and future development of creative, flood-sensitive urban infrastructure design.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Forms of Indigenous Protests

     

    Abstract ID 249

    Author: Philippe Hanna  |  Co-Author(s):  Frank Vanclay

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  IA and the use of social media by Indigenous Peoples

    Indigenous protest is necessary to achieve respect for Indigenous rights, frequently enhances the quality of life and builds social capital for Indigenous Peoples likely to be impacted by large projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Four Digital Eco-channels Database in Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID 717

    Author: Mark Shea 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Environmental Assessment back and forth: monitoring in the digital era

    A digital database developed by integrating ecological survey data from four eco-channels in Hong Kong to an existing web platform. It served for channel management and free public inter-net browsing.

    Status: Approved

     

  • FRACKING IN BRAZIL: LACKS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL

     

    Abstract ID 1293

    Author: Jos? Eduardo Evora  |  Co-Author(s):  Edmilson Maturana

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Environmental assessment of fracking: is it enough?

    LACKS AND INITIATIVES OF FRACKING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY FOR EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION SHALE GAS IN BRAZIL

    Status: Approved

     

  • From a short term problem to a long term strategy.

     

    Abstract ID 368

    Author: Joao Morais Sarmento  |  Co-Author(s):  C?ndida Castro

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    REFER is the Portuguese Railway Infrastructure manager. A 3 year I&D project is underway with he objective of developing knowledge on the railway's impacts biodiversity. First results are available.

    Status: Approved

     

  • From defensive to proactive EIA quality assurance

     

    Abstract ID 1097

    Author: Lone K?rn?v  |  Co-Author(s):  Ulf Kjellerup

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  30 Years of environmental impact assessment of projects: challenges in transposing the revised EIA Directive

    The transposition of the EIA Directive can lead to a defensive quality assurance: How to secure a more proactive quality assurance, which goes beyond merely ensuring quality of the report

    Status: Approved

     

  • From here to eternity: Assessing perpetuity

     

    Abstract ID 814

    Author: Alan Ehrlich 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  How to fill a hole? Global perspectives on EA in mine closure.

    Assessing projects that require perpetual care involves different social and technical considerations. Perpetuity presents new challenges in terms of risk assessment, public concern and communicating over very long time periods.

    Status: Approved

     

  • From information provision to creative learning

     

    Abstract ID 415

    Author: Maria Partidario 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The role of digital media in IA

    This presentation shares throughts on how digital technologies can improve the future of IA in face of a needed transformation of IA practice from normative to learning dynamics

    Status: Approved

     

  • Fund manager

     

    Abstract ID 1087

    Author: Debra Zanewich 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Private Equity Funds: Addressing E&S Risks

    Placeholder

    Status: Approved

     

  • Funding Conservation through Biodiversity Offsets

     

    Abstract ID 1302

    Author: George Ledec  |  Co-Author(s):  Sally Johnson

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    Biodiversity offsets provide an underutilized opportunity to mobilize substantial new funding for protected areas and similar conservation investments. An emerging challenge is supplementing project-specific offsets with an aggregated offsets system.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Future of spatial planning related IA in Estonia

     

    Abstract ID 1111

    Author: Tiit Oidj?rv 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Exploring the role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Spatial planning related SEA has established its position in Estonia. Economic and social consequences are teated in less detail. Promoting wider IA has to overcome institutional, organisational and legislation challenges.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Gaps in Cumulative Effects for Indigenous People

     

    Abstract ID 764

    Author: Angeles Mendoza Sammet  |  Co-Author(s):  Veronica Chirino Baker

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Indigenous Peoples and Cumulative Effects

    This paper presents preliminary results of a revision to identify best practices and gaps in the assessment of cumulative effects of development projects on Indigenous Peoples.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Gender Dimensions of Energy Planning

     

    Abstract ID 540

    Author: Andrea Athanas  |  Co-Author(s):  Lorena Aguilar ,   Ana Rojas ,   Jackie Siles

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Transmission challenges: latest developments on grid developments

    Transmission infrastructure is central to the changes in energy systems and a determining factor in the energy mix used. IUCN and USAID are exploring gender dimensions energy developments.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Geodatabases for impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID 943

    Author: Hein van Gils 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Digital Biodiversity Data For Fast Tracking Impact Assessment

    none

    Status: Approved

     

  • Geospatial Tools to Enhance ESIA Quality for IFIs

     

    Abstract ID 140

    Author: Mandar Parasnis 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collaborative processes and spatial data portals for enhanced IA

    This paper presents experiences of applying geospatial information tools to enhance the quality and depth of ESIAs during IFC?s investment due diligence of some complex projects in Asia and Africa.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Getting Back on Track - Issue Management and IA

     

    Abstract ID 1324

    Author: Jay Wagner  |  Co-Author(s):  Murray Jones

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Working with IA in the oil and gas sector in developing countries

    This paper explores the rationale, process and outcomes of an issue identification and management process that was applied to a large-scale oil development in Madagascar.

    Status: Approved

     

  • GHG Assessments - What are the Alternatives?

     

    Abstract ID 1125

    Author: Ian McCubbin  |  Co-Author(s):  Charles Allison ,   Lisa Constable

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Alternatives Analysis for GHG reduction: What is good practice?

    This presentation reviews possible approaches to alternatives analysis and proposes elements of good practice, based upon practical EIA experience within major global projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • GI: nature-based solutions for business

     

    Abstract ID 789

    Author: Johan Lammerant  |  Co-Author(s):  Violaine BERGER ,   Tatiana FEDOTOVA ,   Ginny KING

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    There is a strong business case for companies to invest in green infrastructure. This presentation presents the intermediary outcomes of the WBCSD 'Investing in Green Infrastructure' business solution.

    Status: Approved

     

  • GIS and cumulative effects assessment in BC

     

    Abstract ID 780

    Author: Kevin Hanna  |  Co-Author(s):  Eric Valdal

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Hidden Role of Information

    A cumulative effects framework in British Columbia will coordinate information and data sources and systems as part of providing a comprehensive tool to support the review of resource development applications.

    Status: Approved

     

  • GIS Mapping Biodiversity and Endangered Species

     

    Abstract ID 1227

    Author: Margaret Anderson  |  Co-Author(s):  Neal Brody ,   Tamara Klug ,   Jeanne Ellis

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity in the Energy Sector: latest developments

    Cardno developed an online tool GIS mapping system of US endangered species for use by oil and gas companies to ensure regulatory compliance with the Endangered Species Act.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Giving Gender Issues a Voice

     

    Abstract ID 1063

    Author: Ranita Sandi-Koroma  |  Co-Author(s):  Peter Nelson

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  PP, Gender and IA

    Sharing lessons on developing an all-inclusive approach to gender issues in Sierra Leone based on experience in the development of palm oil plantations, fisheries, water supply and sanitation.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Good practice on alternatives: the Portuguese case

     

    Abstract ID 1298

    Author: Julio Jesus 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Alternatives: the Backbone of EIA

    The EU EIA Directive is quite weak regarding alternatives. Portugal is an example of good practice, with the public involved in the selection of alternatives submitted to the EIA process.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Gray and Green: Planning for Advance Mitigation

     

    Abstract ID 602

    Author: Douglas Wheeler 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Integrated Regional Planning: A Prerequisite for Impact Assessment

    California's Natural Communities Conservation Planning (NCCP) program demonstrates the feasibility of advance mitigation to protect biodiversity on a landscape scale, while facilitating the development of much-need infrastructure.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Green ICT Platform for Environmental Assurance

     

    Abstract ID 668

    Author: Henry Leung  |  Co-Author(s):  Andy Chung

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Effect of information and knowledge technologies in impact assessment

    DANTE Manager is the latest showcase of MTR's culture of adopting green ICT technologies for operational efficiency and environmental assurance.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Green infrastructure as a biodiversity offset

     

    Abstract ID 1028

    Author: Mojca Golobic  |  Co-Author(s):  Katja Novak

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    Integrating the biodiversity offset measures into green infrastructure enables their use for recreation and education, justifies the involved costs as well as increases their long term environmental benefits.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Green Infrastructure for Impact Mitigation

     

    Abstract ID 952

    Author: Duska Disselhoff  |  Co-Author(s):  Sachin Kapila

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    GI solutions can be employed as an innovative mitigation strategy to avoid, reduce, restore or compensate for residual impact that our operations have on the natural environment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Guidance for climate-proofing project planning

     

    Abstract ID 1053

    Author: Markus Leitner  |  Co-Author(s):  Markus Leitner ,   Sonja V?ller ,   Sabine McCallum ,   Alexandra Jiricka

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    This paper will discuss practical guidance for climate-proofing infrastructure, and which phases of the EIA can consequences of CC best be considered.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Guidelines and management tools: a case study

     

    Abstract ID 1035

    Author: Marco Sumini  |  Co-Author(s):  Giuseppe Magro ,   Stefania Pellegrini

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    In this presentation we discuss the application of a whole new integrated approach and innovative tools to the analysis of IA in a strategic district in the Italy?s Pianura Padana.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Habitat Mapping in Mozambique Using Remote Sensing

     

    Abstract ID 840

    Author: Marco Rusmini  |  Co-Author(s):  Jessica Hughes ,   Simone Poli ,   Lorenzo Bertol?

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Digital Technologies for Spatial Analysis of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

    Remote Sensing can assist IA experts in defining habitat distribution. This study demonstrates the value of fieldwork combination and Remote Sensing as a reliable approach for remote areas habitat mapping.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Handling Challenges in Environmental Governance in the Oil and Gas Sector in Ghana

     

    Abstract ID 62

    Author: KOJO AGBENOR-EFUNAM 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Working with IA in the oil and gas sector in developing countries

    Gas flaring is undesirable in many countries that are developing hydrocarbons resources. However, challenges in the sector could result in revision of the zero flare policies adopted by countries.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Health and sustainability in extractive industry

     

    Abstract ID 262

    Author: Mark Divall 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Impact Assessment of Green Economy Strategies

    Equitable and sustained economic development is a cornerstone in development/operations of extractive sector projects and the application of HIA in achieving these objectives is presented from experiences in Mozambique.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Health considerations within Environmental Assessm

     

    Abstract ID 1068

    Author: Vincent Onyango 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    This paper explored the provisions and potential effectiveness for using EA in Kenya to adequately consider health issues within the EA process, based on desktop document analysis and questionnaire surveys.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Health impact assessment in EIA in Malaysia

     

    Abstract ID 798

    Author: Jamal Hisham Hashim  |  Co-Author(s):  Zailina Hashim

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Top-bottom promoted HIA: best practices and attempts to formalization I

    The abstract highlights the conduct of HIA in EIA in Malaysia which is a well-regulated assessment process. A Guidance Document on HIA in EIA has been prepared in 2012.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Health Impact Assessment in Local Administration o

     

    Abstract ID 695

    Author: phen sukmag  |  Co-Author(s):  Pongthep Sutheravut

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Top-bottom promoted HIA: best practices and attempts to formalization I

    The aim of this article was in order to explore the role of health impact assessment in the local level in Thailand. In order encourage Local administration use HIA .

    Status: Approved

     

  • Health Impact Assessments in the Transport Sector

     

    Abstract ID 690

    Author: Bianca Neuhold  |  Co-Author(s):  Daniela Gangl ,   Frank M. Amort

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    Through the research, framework conditions were identified that support the implementation of Health Impact Assessments in the area of transport on a regional level in Austria.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Health in EIA and SEA: experience from England

     

    Abstract ID 593

    Author: Salim Vohra  |  Co-Author(s):  Filipe Silva

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    Although HIA has been a part of project and policy development in England, Health in EIA/SEA has been limited due to a perceived lack of legal framework, guidance and experience.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Health in Environmental Impact Assessments in Mong

     

    Abstract ID 1031

    Author: Tsetsegsaikhan Batmunkh  |  Co-Author(s):  Patrick Harris ,   Oyunaa Lkhagvasuren

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    Assessment of health impacts within EIA is not covered comprehensively in majority of the mining projects in Mongolia

    Status: Approved

     

  • Health indices to measure sustainable development

     

    Abstract ID 1183

    Author: Astrid Knoblauch  |  Co-Author(s):  Mary H. Hodges ,   Mark J. Divall ,   J?rg Utzinger ,   Mirko S. Winkler

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Impact Assessment of Green Economy Strategies

    Based on a case study of a biofuel project in Sierra Leone, this contribution agues for the value of health indicators as part of monitoring sustainable development.

    Status: Approved

     

  • HIA Implementation at Regional Level in Austria

     

    Abstract ID 473

    Author: Bianca Neuhold  |  Co-Author(s):  Ralf Aschemann ,   Daniela Gangl ,   Frank Michael Amort

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Top-bottom promoted HIA: best practices and attempts to formalization I

    A research project for supporting the establishment of a regional HIA support unit for the Austrian province of Styria used a three-fold methodology and generated eight key recommendations for policy-makers.

    Status: Approved

     

  • HIA implementation strategies across Europe

     

    Abstract ID 693

    Author: Piedad Martin-Olmedo  |  Co-Author(s):  Julia Nowacki ,   Odile Mekel ,   Rainer Fehr

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Top-bottom promoted HIA: best practices and attempts to formalization I

    Aiming at protecting and promoting human health, HIA is by now implemented around Europe through different strategies: from legally binding HIAs through integration into environmental assessments to pure voluntary HIAs

    Status: Approved

     

  • How Big Data Can Support E&S Risk Management

     

    Abstract ID 302

    Author: Alexandra Mihailescu Cichon  |  Co-Author(s):  Alexandra Mihailescu Cichon

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  New metrics on E&S risks and impacts and business decision making

    In a hyper-transparent and hyper-connected world with rapidly changing stakeholder expectations, big data and open-source intelligence can help support the effective management and mitigation of E&S risks.

    Status: Approved

     

  • How can ICT improve the WBG EHS Guidelines?

     

    Abstract ID 208

    Author: Gael Gregoire 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Open Policy Making, Crowdlaw & Beyond: The Next Wave of E-Participation

    Information and communication technologies helped the World Bank Group improve the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Guidelines, their content, their usability and, ultimately, their development impact.

    Status: Approved

     

  • How does litigation interact with other tactics?

     

    Abstract ID 756

    Author: Anita Perricone 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Contention, Social Movements and the Politics of Impact Assessment

    This paper provides useful insights to assess the effect of litigation, an increasingly common strategy in the context of socio-environmental conflicts, on other forms of social mobilization.

    Status: Approved

     

  • How Energy Efficient is Rotterdam? Comparing Origi

     

    Abstract ID 1309

    Author: Leon Tonnaer  |  Co-Author(s):  Richard Verbruggen ,   Lisanne Havinga ,   Ana Pereira Roders

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Early Professionals and Students: Sharing Technical Advances and Innovation

    This paper discusses the outcomes of a comparative analysis between original, current and potential energy efficiency of historical buildings, and applying the 2015 framework for energy performance certification.

    Status: Approved

     

  • How is Governance addressed in SEA?

     

    Abstract ID 561

    Author: Margarida Monteiro  |  Co-Author(s):  Maria Partid?rio

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  SEA and decision making: are we pressing the right buttons?

    This presentation will explore how specific governance-related aspects are being addressed in SEA and the role it plays in the assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • How much data is enough? Baselines and big data

     

    Abstract ID 872

    Author: Mervyn Mason 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Digital Biodiversity Data For Fast Tracking Impact Assessment

    This paper presents the benefits and challenges of using big data for biodiversity baselines for four projects on three continents.

    Status: Approved

     

  • How social media supports stakeholder engagement

     

    Abstract ID 552

    Author: Tjark Huisman  |  Co-Author(s):  Tjark Huisman ,   Frank Soree ,   Constantijn van Eys ,   Mark de Groot

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Influence of Social Media on Public Consultation

    Social Media in Project Development: How Big Data can support stakeholder consultation . A case study, where sentiment is being measured, influencers are determined and stakeholder networks are mapped.

    Status: Approved

     

  • How to conduct successfully a participatory SEA

     

    Abstract ID 1178

    Author: Giorgio Baldizzone  |  Co-Author(s):  Carlo Rega

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Public engagement in SEA: a new kind of democracy in digital era?

    Public engagement: a ?black hole?, notwithstanding its tremendous potential in delivering more effective SEA. Which are the conditions for meaningful participation process and the most common errors/pitfalls to avoid?

    Status: Approved

     

  • How to link E&S metrics to Business Value?

     

    Abstract ID 216

    Author: Rina Kupferschmid 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  New metrics on E&S risks and impacts and business decision making

    oPutting sustainability in terms decision-makers relate to by demonstrating how the E&S metrics collected affect the bottom line is key to corporate stewardship and risk management.

    Status: Approved

     

  • How was it for you? The quest for quality

     

    Abstract ID 857

    Author: Ben Cave  |  Co-Author(s):  Alan Bond ,   Luke Sandham

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    Did IAIA15 respond to our simple, but central, challenge: ?how do we know if an impact assessment is any good?? We will discuss conference findings concerning quality in IA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • HRIA for sustainable tourism development in TFCAs

     

    Abstract ID 671

    Author: Amanda Tapiwa Mugadza 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Business and Human Rights

    HRIA should implemented by private tourism developers for sustainable tourism in the transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) given that these areas include communal lands inhabited by marginalized rural and indigenous communities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Human Rights and HIA - Making the case

     

    Abstract ID 633

    Author: Fiona Haigh  |  Co-Author(s):  Gillian MacNaughton ,   Lynn Kemp

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Evaluation in Impact Assessment

    We make the case for integrating human rights into HIA ? what is the added value of human rights and what are the implications of integrating human rights into HIA

    Status: Approved

     

  • Humboldt Penguin at PERU LNG Marine Terminal

     

    Abstract ID 215

    Author: Anibal Diaz  |  Co-Author(s):  Martha Ly

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    The paper describes how green infrastructure can protect and preserve endangered species in the Peruvian coast, a rich upwelling ecosystem with no background on similar artificial Penguin colonies.

    Status: Approved

     

  • HYDRAULIC SIMULATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE EIA

     

    Abstract ID 1234

    Author: paolo bevilacqua  |  Co-Author(s):  Daniele Tirelli

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Effect of information and knowledge technologies in impact assessment

    The hydraulic modeling is an important tool in mountainous areas where the hydrographic network is pervasive throughout; How can be use in support of the EIA ?.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IA and Decision-Making in the Spotlight

     

    Abstract ID 634

    Author: Claire Gronow  |  Co-Author(s):  Claire Gronow ,   Lex Brown ,   Angus Morrison-Saunders

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment as a design tool

    Attempts to demonstrate the substantive effectiveness of IA encounter theoretical and methodological hurdles. New research directions focus on better understanding the mechanisms by which IA affects decision-making and project design.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IA and local content in a Greenlandic context

     

    Abstract ID 732

    Author: Rikke Carlsen 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Local Content Policies, benefit-sharing & sustainable regional development

    Based on lessons learned from conducting several SIA processes in Greenland, this paper addresses how the IA process supports local content policies, benefit sharing and sustainable regional development in Greenland.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IA and urban resilience planning, a happy couple?

     

    Abstract ID 441

    Author: Jan Nuesink 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment and resilience to environmental stress in urbanized deltas

    Presentation explores interrelationships of urban resilience planning and IA. Considerations elaborate on global case examples to feed discussion on (strategic) assessment's role and conditions in delivery of sustainable resilience outcomes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IA Methods to assess effects on Indigenous Rights

     

    Abstract ID 627

    Author: janine Bedford 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Emerging Trends in Community-based and Indigenous Impact Assessment

    This session will offer a critique of IA methods used to assess effects on indigenous rights, focusing on the Canadian context.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IA Research ? achievements, gaps and challenges

     

    Abstract ID 558

    Author: Thomas Fischer  |  Co-Author(s):  Bram Noble

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    A summary is provided of statements written by 20 leading global impact assessment (IA) researchers on achievements, gaps and future challenges of IA research.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IAIA and Climate Change - Progress & Challenges

     

    Abstract ID 498

    Author: Weston Fisher 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change, Risk Management and Impact Assessment in the Digital Age

    IAIA's Support to Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation - How can we do more?

    Status: Approved

     

  • ICTs and Islanders regarding wind energy

     

    Abstract ID 1235

    Author: Judith PRIAM 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Effect of information and knowledge technologies in impact assessment

    For Puerto-Rico ICTs are part of IA since the first wind farm projects. For Guadeloupe, a European outermost Region, a recent Directive modified the ICTs' importance.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Identifying Priority Ecosystem Services in Peru

     

    Abstract ID 1294

    Author: Helen Nyul  |  Co-Author(s):  Oriol Lopez

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    Repsol and FFI?s ecosystem services risk management project in Peru identified the importance of coordinating a multi-disciplined team and the need to strengthen and align social and biodiversity baselines.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Identifying vulnerable communities in HIA

     

    Abstract ID 1347

    Author: Sarah Hartsig  |  Co-Author(s):  Tatiana Lin

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Evaluation in Impact Assessment

    This presentation will showcase the use of a topic-tailored vulnerability score to identify geographical areas that might be at greatest risk for disproportionate health effects and its application in HIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IEK System and Local Ecology Management in Gedeo

     

    Abstract ID 1021

    Author: Getachew Senishaw 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity Conservation and Management Challenges Faced by IFIs

    This study is about how the Gedeo sustain their agroforestry using their indigenous knowledge which developed for centuries. The knowledge is a base for livelihoods and survival of the society.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IFC Guideline Impementation in Africa:Challenges

     

    Abstract ID 1206

    Author: Ian James 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Working with IA in the oil and gas sector in developing countries

    Insight into the challenges associated with the implementation of IFC General EHS Guidelines and Performance Standards, with reference to the oil and gas sector in Africa

    Status: Approved

     

  • IHA in HIA for PHPP in Thailand

     

    Abstract ID 1073

    Author: surasak buntian  |  Co-Author(s):  Sirithorn Orachai

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The use of system models for impact assessment

    IHA in CHIA is a tool to create PHPP. The focus is on share and Learn. Core value, Holistic,Integration Apply, Decision, Conforms to the needs and lifestyle of the community.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Images with Impact: Use of digital media in E/SIA

     

    Abstract ID 1267

    Author: David Burack 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Art in Impact Assessment

    A multi-media presentation of examples of effective use of graphics in E/SIA and the documentation of environmental conservation and sustainable development. Thoughts on the future use of media in E/SIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Images with Impact: Use of digital media in E/SIA

     

    Abstract ID 1277

    Author: David Burack 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The role of digital media in IA

    A multi-media presentation of examples of effective use of graphics in E/SIA and the documentation of environmental conservation and sustainable development. Thoughts on the future use of media in E/SIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact Assessment Amid Corporate Transitions

     

    Abstract ID 1258

    Author: Garth Thomson 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This presentation discusses the effect of transitions in management and/or ownership at mining projects on relationship building, regulatory compliance, and impact assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact Assessment and Community-based Monitoring: The potential of crowdsourced data

     

    Abstract ID 103

    Author: John Devlin 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Role of Digital and Social Media to Facilitate Public Participation in

    This paper discusses how social media platforms designed for social engagement could serve as tools to encourage community-based monitoring and ?knowledge to action? initiatives as project problems are identified.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact assessment as a tool for capacity building

     

    Abstract ID 1184

    Author: Naja Marot  |  Co-Author(s):  Mojca Golobi_

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    The paper compares power and usefulness of different techniques of public participation for capacity building process in IA that confront planning policies with sectoral ones, e.g. health, natural protection etc.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact assessment as a tool for capacity building

     

    Abstract ID 1194

    Author: Naja Marot  |  Co-Author(s):  Mojca Golobi_

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    Paper compares power and usefulness of different techniques of public participation for capacity building process in impact assessments that confront planning policies with sector ones, e.g. health, natural protection etc.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact Assessment for Historical Sites in ROW.

     

    Abstract ID 926

    Author: KITTIPHONG SONGRUKKIAT  |  Co-Author(s):  WORAWUT HAMARN ,   PENRUG PENGSOMBUT ,   NARASAK CHOTCHAMLONG ,   PORAMATE SUKCHUM & YAOWALAK CHUCHOT

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Approaches

    Impact Assessment for archaeological and historical sites in Rights-of-Way of natural gas transmission pipeline to establish specific mitigation and measure plans.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact Assessment for Mining in Thailand

     

    Abstract ID 460

    Author: Phongtape Wiwatanadate 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Evaluation in Impact Assessment

    To propose the measure of community-based health impact assessment (CHIA) in the legislation to ensure the more effectiveness of impact assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact assessment of large scale Oil&Gas projects

     

    Abstract ID 1011

    Author: Maarten Kuijper 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity in the Energy Sector: latest developments

    This paper describes the impact assessment and management approach taken by BP, an Oil and Gas Major, and the implications thereof for large-scale projects and for the EIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact assessment of Typhoon Haiyan

     

    Abstract ID 1351

    Author: stephanie sangalang 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment, Conflict and Disasters

    Because the impacts of natural disasters on typhoon-affected communities in the Philippines is not well understood, a new IA framework is needed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact Assessment Throughout Project Transitions

     

    Abstract ID 1264

    Author: Garth Thomson 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Emerging Trends in Community-based and Indigenous Impact Assessment

    This presentation discusses the effect of transitions in management and/or ownership at mining projects on relationship building between First Nations and project proponents in Canada.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact Assessment: story of Mongolia

     

    Abstract ID 159

    Author: Oyunaa Lkhagvasuren  |  Co-Author(s):  Oyunaa Lkhagvasuren ,   Tsetsegsaikhan Batmunkh ,   Delgermaa Vanya

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    The Mongolian Environmental Impact Assessment Law require any new projects to assess its impact not only on environment but also on health, but the challenge is in its implementation.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact grid for health assessment in hydroeletric

     

    Abstract ID 490

    Author: Karina Abe  |  Co-Author(s):  Diego Veronez ,   Simone Miraglia

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    HIA was applied to analyze the network of health impacts of a hydroelectric in Brazil. There are positives and negatives aspects affecting population. HIA process has been an useful mechanism.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact Of Flood On Farmers? Livelihood in Benin

     

    Abstract ID 563

    Author: Alice Bonou 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Assessing Climate Change and Natural Disaster Impact on Urban Area

    Flooding of 2012 has a negative and significant impact on agricultural income per hectare, about on average USD80 per farmer (Propensity Score Mtethod) and USD159 (Instrumental Variable Method).

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact of radioactive waste after nuclear disaster

     

    Abstract ID 844

    Author: Takehiko Murayama 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment, Conflict and Disasters

    After a nuclear disaster in 2011, tremendous volume of radioactive wastes was generated. After reviewing the current situation, this paper suggests viewpoints for the resolution as well as lessons learnt.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact of sealevel rise on reclaimed farmlands

     

    Abstract ID 899

    Author: Namsik Park  |  Co-Author(s):  Eun Tae Jung ,   Seong Jun Lee ,   Kwangwoo Cho

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    None

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact of transposing EIA Directives in Flanders

     

    Abstract ID 1033

    Author: Jan De Mulder 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  30 Years of environmental impact assessment of projects: challenges in transposing the revised EIA Directive

    The experience of transposing and implementing the EIA Directives in Flanders is presented and assessed within a broader regulatory and policy development framework to enhance the use of IA tools.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impact significance in sugarcane industry

     

    Abstract ID 1306

    Author: Carla Duarte  |  Co-Author(s):  Luis Enrique S?nchez

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Practical approaches to impact significance assessment

    We evaluate the impact significance determination in Brazilian sugarcane mill projects, seeking to identify if impact significance is applied and how and if mitigation measures are associated with significance results.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impacts of conflict and donor interventions

     

    Abstract ID 298

    Author: Laila Wijaya 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment, Conflict and Disasters

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impacts of developments in sensitive ecosystems

     

    Abstract ID 226

    Author: Justine Namara 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity in the Energy Sector: latest developments

    Uganda Parks have been experiencing pressure from oil and gas, hydropower and mining. The sensitivity atlas for Murchison Park is one of the tools to minimise the impacts.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impacts of Displacement on Urban Livelihoods

     

    Abstract ID 656

    Author: Narae Choi 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    This study analyses the ways in which urban livelihoods are affected by a transportation project, particularly for those who stay in the project area, using a case-study in Metro Manila.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impacts of NH-7: Lessons for conservation

     

    Abstract ID 1156

    Author: asha rajvanshi  ,   Vinod B. Mathur

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    This paper aims to share the results of NH-7 roads routed through wilderness areas and present the mitigation options to reduce animal mortality and construct wildlife friendly roads.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Impacts to the agro-ecosystem and biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID 807

    Author: Manuela Gonz?lez Gri?an 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Approaches

    The protection of the traditional cultural heritage: lessons to be learned from a major project of irrigation in Europe

    Status: Approved

     

  • IMPERIA - Impact significance assessment framework

     

    Abstract ID 743

    Author: Jyri Mustajoki  |  Co-Author(s):  Mika Marttunen ,   Joonas Hokkanen ,   Sakari Gr?nlund ,   Timo P. Karjalainen & Anne Vehmas

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Practical approaches to impact significance assessment

    We introduce an integrated framework providing new tools and guidance for supporting the coherent and transparent realization of EIA process. The framework is based on experiences of real-life EIA projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Improving China's MRV system on coal power plants

     

    Abstract ID 365

    Author: Yuan Xu  |  Co-Author(s):  Zhenzhong Yang

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Monitoring, reporting and verification of energy?????s environmental impacts

    A technology-management-mixed method is explored to enhance the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the MRV system with imperfect satellite data for implementing environmental regulations in China?s coal-fired power plants.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Improving quality with EIA consultants accredition

     

    Abstract ID 313

    Author: Ahmad Saeed  |  Co-Author(s):  Hamza Butt

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    Despite its limitations, accreditation of EIA consultants is one way of improving the quality of EIA reports.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Improving SEA's quality by the three-line method

     

    Abstract ID 201

    Author: Wei Li  |  Co-Author(s):  Yang Zhao

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    A concise method is built upon the three key lines of baseline, bottomline and redline in an assessment to make an SEA's process more efficient in China.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Improving the participation of stakeholders in HIA

     

    Abstract ID 374

    Author: Nunzia Linzalone  |  Co-Author(s):  Nunzia Linzalone ,   Alessandra Pedone ,   Roberto Romizi ,   Tommaso Pagliani & Fabrizio Bianchi

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Tools to integrate epidemiology and risk assessment in HIA

    Stakeholder participation is critical to identify methods, impacts and actions for effective HIA

    Status: Approved

     

  • In Process of E-learning Shaping

     

    Abstract ID 856

    Author: Leila Neimane 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  E-learning in impact assessment, meeting a demand?

    The research is a contribution to the modeling of an E-learning concept and using the E-learning method in the improvement of the EIA effectiveness at the local level and abroad.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Incorporating ES to the study of ecosystems in EIA

     

    Abstract ID 1205

    Author: Claudia Valencia 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    Two Peruvian cases are presented to illustrate how the incorporation of ES to the study of fragile ecosystems in EIAs led to develop effective mitigation and compensation strategies.

    Status: Approved

     

  • India's new Land Acqusition and Resettlement Act

     

    Abstract ID 969

    Author: I U B REDDY 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    "Application of India?s New Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement Act in the World Bank assisted Projects in India".

    Status: Approved

     

  • Indigenous Movements in the digital era

     

    Abstract ID 1339

    Author: andrea sepulveda 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  IA and the use of social media by Indigenous Peoples

    How can virtual platforms can generate a virtuous intercultural dialogue between companies and communities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Influence of Social Media in Australian EIA

     

    Abstract ID 909

    Author: anthony sutton  |  Co-Author(s):  Donna Weston

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Influence of Social Media on Public Consultation

    Social media is revolutionising public consultation in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in Australia. This paper uses contemporary case studies to demonstrate how social media positively influences EIA process and outcomes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • INFLUX POLICY RECOMMENDATION: INTEGRATED STRATEGY

     

    Abstract ID 1323

    Author: Choerunisa Noor Syahid  |  Co-Author(s):  Anas Nikoyan ,   Aldi Muhammad Alizar

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    To reduce the negative impacts of influx, the development actors must strengthen their potential aspects. By focusing on their potential capitals, it could became a new integrated approach for influx-migration.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Information system: estimation of cadmium exposure

     

    Abstract ID 893

    Author: Wisa Supanpaiboon  |  Co-Author(s):  Wanchana Joobanjong ,   Orasa Tetiwat

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    Community information system for estimation of dietary exposure to cadmium was initiated and introduced for the impact assessment of people living downstream of zinc mining site and compared to TDI.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Information technology for Inuit EIA participation

     

    Abstract ID 1284

    Author: Ryan Barry  |  Co-Author(s):  Valter Blazevic ,   Amanda Hanson Main ,   Cesare Tatarelli

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Effect of information and knowledge technologies in impact assessment

    Information management for Inuit participation in environmental impact assessments in Nunavut, Canada

    Status: Approved

     

  • Infrastructure Development Partnership experience

     

    Abstract ID 1076

    Author: Martin Lednor  |  Co-Author(s):  David Blatchford

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  External environmental and social consulting: changing roles

    This paper brings the experience of IDP working as project interface advisor, to support and represent the project to both Lenders and their independent consultants.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Innovation in landscape planning

     

    Abstract ID 286

    Author: Andrea De Montis  |  Co-Author(s):  Michele Campagna ,   Antonio Ledda ,   Elisabetta Di Cesare

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  IAIA SEA performance criteria: an updated set for the digital era

    SEA and SDI are mayor drivers of innovation in planning. We propose a Quality Assessment Toolkit to study current landscape planning practice.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Innovative approach for Resettlement in Uganda

     

    Abstract ID 570

    Author: Mirko Palmesi  |  Co-Author(s):  Magali Pollard ,   Asmahaney Saad ,   Didas Muhumuza ,   Moses Oteng & Marion Muyobo

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    The paper will introduce the approach undertaken by three O&G Joint Venture partners to address key challenges linked to resettlement planning in the Albertine Graben, Uganda.

    Status: Approved

     

  • INNOVATIVE APPROACH FOR RESETTLEMENT IN UGANDA

     

    Abstract ID 1268

    Author: mirko palmesi  |  Co-Author(s):  magali pollard ,   asmahaney saad ,   moses oteng ,   kristina kasibayo & Marion muyobo

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    The paper introduces introduce the approach undertaken by three O&G Joint Venture partners to address key challenges linked to land speculation and resettlement in the Albertine Graben, Uganda.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integrated Cultural Assessment

     

    Abstract ID 738

    Author: Jose Zorrilla 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Indigenous Peoples and Cumulative Effects

    This paper explores the use of the Integrated Cultural Assessment model to determine cumulative cultural impacts in indigenous communities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integrated Impact on Environment and Health of Air

     

    Abstract ID 542

    Author: Carla Ancona  |  Co-Author(s):  Martina N Golini ,   Chiara Badaloni ,   Ennio Cadum ,   Luisella Ciancarella & Francesco Forastiere

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Tools to integrate epidemiology and risk assessment in HIA

    No estimates of the current total health impact of air pollution is available for Italy nor evidence on the effects of possible future policy actions.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integrated Regional Planning in California

     

    Abstract ID 1246

    Author: Dennis Grossman 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Integrated Regional Planning: A Prerequisite for Impact Assessment

    The State of California is promoting a sustainable and balanced regional-scale approach for conservation and development. This will efficiently guide the implementation of development objectives while ensuring sustainable resource conservation.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integrating EIA with Popular Design Methodologies

     

    Abstract ID 813

    Author: Neil Cochrane  |  Co-Author(s):  Elsa Jo?o

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment as a design tool

    This paper examines opportunities for environmental practitioners to work more closely with the broader design community by identifying areas where EIA outcomes can integrate with, rather than precede, construction design.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integrating EIA with Popular Design Methodologies

     

    Abstract ID 714

    Author: Neil Cochrane 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment as a design tool

    This paper examines opportunities for environmental practitioners to work more closely with the broader design community by identifying areas where EIA outcomes can integrate with, rather than precede, construction design.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integrating human rights in social impact and risk

     

    Abstract ID 572

    Author: Lidewij van der Ploeg  |  Co-Author(s):  Frank Vanclay

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Business and Human Rights

    We address how the corporate responsibility to respect human rights can be incorporated into SIA and corporate practice. We propose a conceptual model to manage human rights impacts.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integrating Lender Monitoring in Assurance Process

     

    Abstract ID 1103

    Author: Pablo Taborga 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  External environmental and social consulting: changing roles

    PERU LNG integrated E&S Lender Monitoring into the Assurance Process, providing benefits for all parties, identifying common goals, sharing experiences, lessons learned. A win-win scenario paving way for continuous improvement.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integrating Poverty, Social, and Environmental Ass

     

    Abstract ID 520

    Author: Javaid Afzal  |  Co-Author(s):  Santiago Enriquiz ,   Ernesto Sanchez-Triana

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    This paper reviews the integrated Strategic Environmental, Poverty, and Social Assessment that was prepared to enhance the sustainability of reforms in Pakistan?s trade and transport sector.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integrating SEA in Spatial Planning at County Leve

     

    Abstract ID 1110

    Author: Njoki Mukiri 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  SEA and decision making: are we pressing the right buttons?

    Decison making process of SEA undertaken at the county level for spatial plans, looking at various challenges in the SEA decision making process at the county level.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Integration of SEA & Ramsar Convention for India

     

    Abstract ID 796

    Author: Paritosh Deshpande  |  Co-Author(s):  Berit Balfors ,   Kedar Uttam ,   Shyam Asolekar

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    Paper Title: Integrating SEA and Ramsar guidelines for biodiversity to develop an ecosystem services inclusive SEA methodology for the sustainable future of Sewri wetlands in India

    Status: Approved

     

  • Interactive visualization for S/EIA at Myitsone

     

    Abstract ID 413

    Author: Alan Potkin  |  Co-Author(s):  Alan POTKIN

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The role of digital media in IA

    We've long been in the forefront of using digital media in S/EIA and post-facto evaluation, institutional memory, and aesthetics/heritage conservation: a toolbox we're now applying to Myanmar's stalled Myitsone dam.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Interfacing with community through IMS

     

    Abstract ID 1286

    Author: Patrick Gregoire 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  The digital interface with local community

    Information Management Systems (IMS) are powerful tools to deploy community teams on the ground. If properly implemented they can support team competencies, measure social performance, and improve relations with communities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • International Guidelines for SIA

     

    Abstract ID 1088

    Author: Frank Vanclay 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Presenting the International Guidelines for SIA: industry, government and p

    This theme forum celebrates the launch of the recently-completed Social Impact Assessment: Guidance for assessing and managing the social impacts of projects, published by IAIA in 2015.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Introducing a carrying capacity-based Special Dec

     

    Abstract ID 128

    Author: Nadia Abbaszadeh Tehrani  |  Co-Author(s):  Nadia Abbaszadeh Tehrani

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    Key words: Urban ecosystem, Carrying capacity, Load number, SDSS, Environmental loads

    Status: Approved

     

  • INTRODUCING THE NOTION OF AIRPORT COMMUNITY

     

    Abstract ID 1342

    Author: Isabel Lavadenz 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    This paper introduces Airport Community notion to foster a common identity across neighborhoods, operators and other stakeholders to improve their capacity to adequately identify and manage environmental and socio-economic risks.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IPIECA update of Local Content guidance

     

    Abstract ID 673

    Author: Helen Murphy 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Local Content Policies, benefit-sharing & sustainable regional development

    IPIECA, the global oil & gas industry association for environmental and social issues, is updating its Local Content guidance document. This presentation focuses on the implications for socio-economic impact assessments.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Is a quality mark a mark of quality EIA?

     

    Abstract ID 1346

    Author: Josh Fothergill  |  Co-Author(s):  Thomas Clayton ,   Peter Jones

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    The latest data from the UK's ground breaking EIA Quality Mark scheme will be released, allowing four years of data acroos over 50% of UK assessments to be analysed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Is Compliance MRV for HK Energy Sector effective?

     

    Abstract ID 568

    Author: Shirley LEE  |  Co-Author(s):  Nil

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Monitoring, reporting and verification of energy?????s environmental impacts

    The Hong Kong Energy Sector MRV experience will be shared with session participants to stimulate ideas to overcome current limitations, improve effectiveness and allow ?leap frog? progress towards sustainability.

    Status: Approved

     

  • IT Applied to Impact Assessment in Brazil

     

    Abstract ID 1263

    Author: Isabela Cardoso  |  Co-Author(s):  Luis Correia ,   Marcio Rodrigues ,   Leandro Cordeiro

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Accessing and Applying Digital Data: Successful and Unsuccessful EIA Cases

    Achievements related to information and knowledge management tools in Brazil aimed at availability of data, information and knowledge regarding to EIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • It's not reindeer herding: mini on Saami lands

     

    Abstract ID 443

    Author: Rebecca Lawrence  |  Co-Author(s):  Rasmus Kl'cker Larsen

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Emerging Trends in Community-based and Indigenous Impact Assessment

    This presentation discusses a community based impact assessment undertaken by the authors together with an indigenous Saami reindeer herding community in Northern Sweden.

    Status: Approved

     

  • JICA?s Challenge to Realize Inclusive Development

     

    Abstract ID 706

    Author: Naoki Kakioka 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    JICA applies its Guidelines for Environmental and Social Considerations to sustainable infrastructure development projects in developing and emerging economies to realize ?inclusive development?.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Key learning from psychology for SA

     

    Abstract ID 347

    Author: Francois Retief  |  Co-Author(s):  Angus Morrison-Saunders ,   Jenny Pope ,   Alan Bond

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Sustainability assessment: latest research and emerging trends

    This paper therefore distils key learning from the field of psychology, towards gaining a better understanding of how thinking happens and what it means for sustainability assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Key role in improving regional IA system in Mexico

     

    Abstract ID 1340

    Author: Javier Clausen  |  Co-Author(s):  Sergio Contreras

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    Key role of capacity building and participation in promoting the improvement of a regional impact assessment system?s structure and performance in western Mexico

    Status: Approved

     

  • Klimatkalkyl - a model for climate calculations

     

    Abstract ID 571

    Author: Cecilia Kjellander  |  Co-Author(s):  Malin Kotake

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    Klimatkalkyl is an important tool to limit energy use and carbon footprint of the Swedish Transport System. The model is owned by the STA but openly accessible at http://www.trafikverket.se/klimatkalkyl/.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Knowledge Integration in IA and Mine Closure Plans

     

    Abstract ID 410

    Author: Ross Mitchell  |  Co-Author(s):  Bryan Leach

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Effect of information and knowledge technologies in impact assessment

    This paper examines knowledge integration in environmental impact assessment and mine closure plans through three main questions, and recommendations are made for future incorporation of knowledge for the extractive sector.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Lake One Trail Project-Wood Buffalo National Park

     

    Abstract ID 1192

    Author: Laura Peterson 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Challenge of Indigenous Cultural Landscapes and Impact Assessment

    This paper will discuss the importance of documenting traditional trails for revealing Aboriginal cultural landscapes in a national park in Canada, and offer criteria for their evluation in impact assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Land Access and Resettlement: The State of Practic

     

    Abstract ID 573

    Author: Michael Steyn  |  Co-Author(s):  Eddie Smyth ,   Ana Maria Esteves ,   Daniel Franks ,   Kemal Vaz

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    Resettlement is failing communities. Livelihood restoration is not being properly planned or implemented. Professional planning and proper community negotiations are key. Practice is improving but requires more resources.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Land Access and Resettlement: The State of Practice

     

    Abstract ID 96

    Author: Michael Steyn  |  Co-Author(s):  Michael Steyn ,   Eddie Smyth ,   Ana Maria Esteves ,   Daniel Franks & Kemal Vaz

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    Resettlement is failing communities. Livelihood restoration is not being properly planned or implemented. Professional planning and proper community negotiations are key. Practice is improving but requires more resources.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Land art: re-imagining impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID 928

    Author: Caroline Henderson 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Art in Impact Assessment

    Our failure to address environmental issues is not a failure of information but a failure of imagination. A data-driven approach won?t drive a sustainable future. We need more emotional engagement.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Land-use conflict and disasters in Brazil

     

    Abstract ID 381

    Author: Andre Naime 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment, Conflict and Disasters

    This paper presents an evaluation of Brazil?s environmental regulation for transmission pipelines, assessing current conflicts of land-use and shortcomings in the country's regulatory setup that can lead to disasters.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Landscape Matters Case for LVIAs

     

    Abstract ID 995

    Author: Naushad Tahsildar 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    Naushad Tahsildar discusses the issues surrounding landscape and visual impact assessments in developing countries where there is no legislative framework yet in place.

    Status: Approved

     

  • LANDSCAPE MODELING WITH GIS

     

    Abstract ID 63

    Author: Frank Altamirano 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of Geographic Information Systems to Foster Multidisciplinary Impact As

    Keywords: landscape, VRM method, geomorphology, soils, arqueology, hydrology GIS. Author correspondent: Environmental group, SVS Engineers, Geographer, Grimaldo del Solar 875, Miraflores-Lima, Peru. +00511 2065921, Email: faltamirano@svs.com.pe

    Status: Approved

     

  • Leading from the Front: HIA in Wales

     

    Abstract ID 565

    Author: Liz Green 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Top-bottom promoted HIA: best practices and attempts to formalization I

    This paper reflects on the progress of HIA in Wales and how Welsh Government has put in place the policy levers and drivers and support to influence its extensive use.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Legacy of legacy mines in Canada and Philippines

     

    Abstract ID 470

    Author: Nonita Yap 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  How to fill a hole? Global perspectives on EA in mine closure.

    This paper looks at some legacy mines in Canada and the Philippines and suggests how EA can be a better tool for minimising the negative legacy of abandoned mines.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Legal Framework for Impact Assessment in Pakistan

     

    Abstract ID 698

    Author: Patricia Moore 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The National Impact Assessment Programme in Pakistan: Outcomes and Lessons

    Pakistan?s National Impact Assessment Programme included the first initiative, in more than 15 years, to update the regulatory framework for EIA. This panelist will examine what the programme achieved.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Legal system of adaptation to climate change

     

    Abstract ID 459

    Author: Xianglan YU 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    This paper introdused Legal system of adaptation to climate change in China.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Lessons and challenges from HRIAs

     

    Abstract ID 1014

    Author: Steve Gibbons 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Business and Human Rights

    Drawing on HRIAs carried out in various sectors, this paper seeks to draw out key themes, trends and challenges in HRIA practice and provide some concrete practical examples of action.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Lessons from REDD+ for the quality of EIA and ECE

     

    Abstract ID 158

    Author: Gunnar Baldwin 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change, Risk Management and Impact Assessment in the Digital Age

    The use of advanced technology to support high standards for REDD+ project design and MRV holds lessons for EIA and Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (ECE).

    Status: Approved

     

  • Lessons from the Arab Spring for Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID 1328

    Author: Robert Rattle 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Social Media, Impact Assessment and Community Voices

    Social media for impact assessment is accompanied by both opportunities and challenges. Impact assessment practitioners and researchers need a solid understanding of both strengths and challenges for its effective use.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Lessons Learned from Canadian EA legislation

     

    Abstract ID 591

    Author: John McCauley  |  Co-Author(s):  Ron Hallman

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  30 Years of environmental impact assessment of projects: challenges in transposing the revised EIA Directive

    Insights from implementing the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 will be shared.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Lessons learned from EIA for 35 Years

     

    Abstract ID 1367

    Author: MYUNGJIN KIM  |  Co-Author(s):  Jiyeon Kim

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    Lessons from 35 year EIA are to develop and comprehend not only formal rules but also informal rules.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Lessons Learnt from SIA in the EU State of Malta

     

    Abstract ID 1251

    Author: Steven Vella  |  Co-Author(s):  Mark Reed

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Why does EU not use SIA?

    Maltese case studies explore the role of local context and disciplinary background of SIA practitioners in SIA implementation, discussing tensions between local context versus sharing good practice between Member States.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Local procurement and development to avoid enclave

     

    Abstract ID 569

    Author: Daniel Roquetti  |  Co-Author(s):  S?rgio Pulice ,   Evandro Moretto

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Local Content Policies, benefit-sharing & sustainable regional development

    Concepts used in economic development theories can be useful to address phenomena triggered by projects, therefore contributing to the understanding of local procurement benefits and negative impacts.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Main Problems in Marine Environment Protection

     

    Abstract ID 1132

    Author: OUYANG Yurong  |  Co-Author(s):  DAI Juanjuan ,   WU Yaojian ,   CAI Ling

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Marine and Coastal Planning and Management: Using SEA and EIA

    Fujian Province, marine environment protection, main problems, countermeasures

    Status: Approved

     

  • Mainstreaming HIA: experience from England

     

    Abstract ID 1013

    Author: Salim Vohra  |  Co-Author(s):  Chimeme Egbutah ,   Judy Kurth ,   Filipe Silva

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Top-bottom promoted HIA: best practices and attempts to formalization I

    England has attempted to mainstream HIA for a long time. Stoke-on-Trent and Luton are two areas that have made good attempts at embedding HIA. Key barriers and enablers are discussed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Mainstreaming the global environment and economic

     

    Abstract ID 522

    Author: fereshteh mirzaei  |  Co-Author(s):  naghmeh mobargheei

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    through a comparison between the EIA process and the economic valuation of ecosystem goods and services, an integrated model has been proposed

    Status: Approved

     

  • Making the economic case to promote avoidance

     

    Abstract ID 830

    Author: Irene Burgu?s Arrea  |  Co-Author(s):  Aaron Bruner ,   Rhona Barr ,   Alfonso Malky ,   Anna Behm Masozera & John Reid

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    This presentation shows how economic tools, such as cost benefit analysis and valuation, can be used to demonstrate that the avoidance of biodiversity loss makes economic sense.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Making the economic case to promote avoidance

     

    Abstract ID 406

    Author: Irene Burgues 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    This presentation shows how economic tools, such as cost benefit analysis and valuation, can be used to demonstrate that the avoidance of biodiversity loss makes economic sense.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Managing Impacts: Digital Data and Dogger Bank

     

    Abstract ID 746

    Author: Victoria Cooper 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Beneath the Waves: Underwater Archaeology and Impact Assessment

    This paper demonstrates how spatial representation of digital data has been fundamental to the advancement of strategies to avoid impacts through embedded mitigation within the Dogger Bank offshore wind zone.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Managing uncertainties in environmental decisions

     

    Abstract ID 1200

    Author: Alvaro Paredes  |  Co-Author(s):  Pier van Dishoeck

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Old Fashion Deterministic Approaches vs. Modern Stochastic Methods

    The presentation will focus on tools to present uncertainties to managers and decision makers, including sensitivity analyses, decision trees, and statistical analysis techniques that inherently consider uncertainty.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Manual for stakeholder engagement for Graz/Austria

     

    Abstract ID 476

    Author: Ralf Aschemann 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Public engagement in SEA: a new kind of democracy in digital era?

    The Austrian City of Graz developed a manual for stakeholder engagement covering all projects and plans within the city?s competence. It will be applied, tested and evaluated until December 2015.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Marine Geophysics: From Survey to Significance

     

    Abstract ID 1118

    Author: Paul Baggaley  |  Co-Author(s):  Caroline Budd

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Beneath the Waves: Underwater Archaeology and Impact Assessment

    Collaboration between archaeologists and engineers can allow geophysical and geotechnical surveys to be used for multiple purposes giving improved archaeological interpretations, leading to improved advice on significance and mitigation.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Material Culture Identification in Mining Projects

     

    Abstract ID 1292

    Author: Michele Fulcher 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Approaches

    This paper discusses two case studies where the identification of material culture has significantly informed the record of human habitation thereby ensuring a prominent role for cultural heritage in development.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Meaningful dialog in the IA process

     

    Abstract ID 988

    Author: Kalle Reinikainen  |  Co-Author(s):  Timo P. Karjalainen

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    The roles and the tasks of IA and present methods for strengthening the confidence towards IA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Measuring biodiversity performance in mining

     

    Abstract ID 1049

    Author: Robin Mitchell  |  Co-Author(s):  Ruth Thomas ,   Annelisa Grigg ,   Rachel Asante-Owusu

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  New metrics on E&S risks and impacts and business decision making

    A recent review of biodiversity performance of ICMM member companies since 2003, based on management system metrics, demonstrated significant improvements. Measuring positive outcomes on the ground is the next challenge

    Status: Approved

     

  • Measuring Performance Standards in Fragile States

     

    Abstract ID 1260

    Author: Gary MacDonald  |  Co-Author(s):  Krista Hendry

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment, Conflict and Disasters

    This presentation will review current lessons learned from work with the IFC on how to implement the Performance Standards in fragile and conflict areas focusing on the role of assessments.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Measuring social licence real time using mobiles

     

    Abstract ID 922

    Author: Kieren Moffat  |  Co-Author(s):  Airong Zhang ,   Naomi Boughen

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  The digital interface with local community

    This paper will describe a series of pilot projects in Australia and South Africa to generate a ?real time? understanding of community sentiment using online and mobile phone technology platforms.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Measuring the Role of Local Governments in EA

     

    Abstract ID 800

    Author: Robin Lattimer  |  Co-Author(s):  Virginia Maclaren

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    In light of mounting political tension and opposition in Canada, our research outlines key factors influencing local government satisfaction with EA processes and outcomes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Merging bottom-up and top-down approaches in IRPs

     

    Abstract ID 956

    Author: nicholas king 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Integrated Regional Planning: A Prerequisite for Impact Assessment

    Communities on South Africa?s Wild Coast are driving ?bottom-up? planning in opposition to externally-imposed top-down planning. Recent cooperative meetings suggest a more integrated regional planning approach may be possible.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Methods in Environmental Assessment of Renewables

     

    Abstract ID 853

    Author: Sverker Molander  |  Co-Author(s):  Rickard Arvidsson

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Monitoring, reporting and verification of energy?????s environmental impacts

    A framework, combining life-cycle thinking and environmental risk assessment approaches, is presented and the relationship between non-site dependent and site-dependent methods is exemplified using some Scandinavian renewable energy systems.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Metrics for evaluation and offsets in impact asses

     

    Abstract ID 1213

    Author: Leonardo Marotta  |  Co-Author(s):  Lorenzo Benini ,   Gianmario Deandrea

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change, Risk Management and Impact Assessment in the Digital Age

    The measurement of impact must be accurate, scientifically credible, and easy to understand. Our goal is define a general metric in order to evaluate impacts (including cumulative ones) and sustainability.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Mine closure SIA: methodological considerations

     

    Abstract ID 1126

    Author: Diana Arbel?ez-Ruiz  |  Co-Author(s):  Fitsum Weldegiorgis

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Social impacts of mine closure: SIA practitioner experiences

    This paper will discuss methodological considerations and challenges based on an SIA for mine closure process in remote North Queensland in Australia with a focus on Aboriginal employment aspects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Minimum Elements and Practice Standards for HIA

     

    Abstract ID 89

    Author: Marla Orenstein  |  Co-Author(s):  Murray Lee

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This presentation will introduce the MEPS guidance document, and describe its purpose, evolution, uptake, and weaknesses in order to stimulate discussion on how to define or identify quality in HIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Missing in action, improving screening practice: an empirical case study from South Australia

     

    Abstract ID 29

    Author: Beverely Clarke 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This paper presents an empirical study from South Australia that investigates the adequacy of its discretionary screening process for development proposals between 2009 and 2014 with suggestions for practical improvements.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Mitigating for nature in infrastructure projects

     

    Abstract ID 284

    Author: Sanne Vammen Larsen  |  Co-Author(s):  Lone K?rn?v ,   Per Christensen

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    This paper presents results of a Danish study of suggestions for and implementation of mitigation efforts directed at nature protection in EIA of Danish infrastructure projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Mitigation and Restoration to Enhance Biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID 829

    Author: Paul R. Krause  |  Co-Author(s):  Will Gala ,   Maria Hartley

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity in the Energy Sector: latest developments

    Recent energy-related projects have shown that with careful design a significant increase in biodiversity and ecological enhancement can be made. Case studies from both offshore and onshore projects are included.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Modelling wetland function in EIA

     

    Abstract ID 1338

    Author: Lisa Neame 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Digital Technologies for Spatial Analysis of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

    This paper discusses the utility of a modelling approach to assess the cumulative effects of linear developments on wetland ecosystem production functions.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Modern forest spirits and ancient mining

     

    Abstract ID 1167

    Author: Warren Mayes 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The social dimension of Cultural heritage in Impact Assessment

    Recognition of local cultural values associated with significant heritage chance finds is crucial to the maintenance of social license to operate for mining operations in frontier regions.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Monitoring SLO through mobile phone use

     

    Abstract ID 474

    Author: David Jijelava  |  Co-Author(s):  Frank Vanclay

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Environmental Assessment back and forth: monitoring in the digital era

    The use of a mobile phone platform in monitoring makes it possible to track social licence to operate and empower local communities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Moringa oleifera for treatment of batik wastewater

     

    Abstract ID 689

    Author: Hefni Effendi  |  Co-Author(s):  Raden Delima Sari ,   Sarwani Hasibuan

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Waste & natural resource efficiency in EIA

    The best treatment combination was demonstrated by dose treatment of 5000 mg/l and 180 minutes deposition, with reduction result of turbidity (61 NTU) and TSS of 170 mg/l.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Narrative approach for significance determination

     

    Abstract ID 1256

    Author: Kyle Knopff  |  Co-Author(s):  Carol Stefan

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Practical approaches to impact significance assessment

    Biodiversity assessment examples illustrating a reasoned narrative approach taking impact assessment beyond impact classification matrices to a more transparent, meaningful, and relevant determination of significance that is easier to understand.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Natural Capital: sweating the baseline data assets

     

    Abstract ID 875

    Author: Mervyn Mason  |  Co-Author(s):  Brendan Hart ,   Aiden Stoop

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collecting/visually communicating impact assessment data to decision-makers

    This paper presents an approach to natural capital impact assessment using the Natural Capital Project?s InVEST suite of GIS-based tools.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Nature conservation in regional spatial planning

     

    Abstract ID 676

    Author: Nunu Pesu 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA for regional spatial planning

    My doctoral thesis focus on nature conservation in regional spatial planning in Finland. I use the DPSIR framework and several digital materials and GIS databases that make this research possible.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Need for Creative Info Graphics (CiGs) in EIAs

     

    Abstract ID 996

    Author: Naushad Tahsildar 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collecting/visually communicating impact assessment data to decision-makers

    Naushad Tahsildar discusses the important role that digital/visual presentation can play in EIA reporting in helping decision-makers, regulators and communities to easily understand new projects, potential impacts and their management.

    Status: Approved

     

  • New Industrial Cities: Planning for Air Quality

     

    Abstract ID 1204

    Author: Marc Blanche  |  Co-Author(s):  ian James

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The use of system models for impact assessment

    The paper examines options available to the regulator at a planning stage that promote the sustainability of the industrial area in terms of ambient air quality.

    Status: Approved

     

  • New tools for a Grievance Mechanism 2.0

     

    Abstract ID 1077

    Author: Sofia Lopez 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Social Media, Impact Assessment and Community Voices

    This paper includes proposals to address the challenges facing the use of social media to advance dialogue and impact management, challenges that communities, companies and environmental authorities face.

    Status: Approved

     

  • NIAP EIA Handbook & EIA Curriculum for Pakistan

     

    Abstract ID 701

    Author: Thomas Fischer 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The National Impact Assessment Programme in Pakistan: Outcomes and Lessons

    EIA Handbook and EIA course curriculum for higher education institutions in Pakistan were developed on the basis of a total of seven NIAP workshops conducted between 2011 and 2013.

    Status: Approved

     

  • NIAP in Pakistan: Overall Introduction

     

    Abstract ID 866

    Author: David Annandale 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The National Impact Assessment Programme in Pakistan: Outcomes and Lessons

    For four years until its completion in 2014, the National Impact Assessment Programme (NIAP) broke new ground in Pakistan.

    Status: Approved

     

  • No Pay, No Cure: Good quality EIA requires proper

     

    Abstract ID 462

    Author: Reinoud Post 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    Government?s capacity to assure good quality EIA is often weak due to inadequate funding. The NCEA publication ?Financing EIA? gives options to integrate proper funding mechanisms into countries EIA systems.

    Status: Approved

     

  • OECD ENVIRONET and developing countries oil/gas

     

    Abstract ID 501

    Author: peter croal 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  New ways of communication with stakeholders in the oil and gas industry

    This paper looks at how OECD/DAC ENVIRONET can assist developing countries with environmental challenges related to the oil and gas sector.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Online applications for impact identification.

     

    Abstract ID 463

    Author: Petrina Raitt 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    @envid is an online application which makes use of activity, hazard and impact relationships to assist assessors in the efficient and thorough identification of environmental impacts.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Online capacity building 4 sustainable development

     

    Abstract ID 670

    Author: Jean-Roger Mercier 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  E-learning in impact assessment, meeting a demand?

    Exploring the potential of online courses to enhance capacity in the management of sustainable development, based on real life private initiatives.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Open Access Assessment in Collaborative Planning

     

    Abstract ID 343

    Author: Nick Taylor  |  Co-Author(s):  Mike Mackay

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Role of Digital and Social Media to Facilitate Public Participation in

    In Canterbury, New Zealand, collaborative land and water policy and plan-making processes require dedicated catchment webpages to provide participating stakeholders with access to requisite information, and iterations of technical reports.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Operationalising Biodiversity Offsetting via EIA

     

    Abstract ID 183

    Author: Rachel Morrison  |  Co-Author(s):  Adam Barker ,   Carys Jones

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    Operationalising Biodiversity Offsetting through Environmental Impact Assessment: Interactions and Outcomes for No Net Loss of Biodiversity

    Status: Approved

     

  • Opportunities with SEA in crises and conflicts

     

    Abstract ID 1188

    Author: Annica Waleij  |  Co-Author(s):  Birgitta Liljedahl

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Emerging uses of Strategic Environmental Assessment

    SEA as a tool in crises and conflict contexts offers benefits, including realizing the potential of long-term trends, avoiding unintended consequences, saving money and time, and getting greater community buy-in.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Our Approach to Local Content in Africa

     

    Abstract ID 1092

    Author: Jim Walsh 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Local Content Policies, benefit-sharing & sustainable regional development

    Tullow presentation will focus on the business drivers, challenges and lessons learnt of implementing our commitment Local Content.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Out-Sourcing IA to the Commons in the Digital Era

     

    Abstract ID 1322

    Author: Robert Rattle 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The role of digital media in IA

    Digitally-mediated collective behaviour will widely influence the impact assessment process. Impact assessment practitioners and researchers need to understand the resulting challenges and opportunities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Overcoming Lock-In: a new tool for sustainability

     

    Abstract ID 766

    Author: Amar Sjauw En Wa  |  Co-Author(s):  Jos Arts

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Sustainability assessment: latest research and emerging trends

    This paper discusses practical experiences with a new tool to assess sustainability of project scopes in early planning stages and the potential for sustainable area development in order overcome lock-in.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Paraguay Biodiversity Conservation

     

    Abstract ID 1345

    Author: Pedro Domaniczky   |  Co-Author(s):  Ruth Tiffer ,   Jos? Luis Cartes ,   Pablo Herrera ,   Robert Noguera

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Biodiversity in the Energy Sector: latest developments

    The Paraguay Biodiversidad Project is supporting the conservation of biodiversity, sustainable land management and benefit sharing in the Atlantic forests and the Upper Parana River Basin.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Participation and Capacity Building

     

    Abstract ID 169

    Author: Assa Mwakilembe  |  Co-Author(s):  Jones Mushi

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Capacity building and participation

    Participation and Capacity Building in the local community of the extractive industry projects in Tanzania. A case of the Tanzania community Vision Vs the Industry benefit given. the challenges, opportunities

    Status: Approved

     

  • Participation and its Policy Implications

     

    Abstract ID 1372

    Author: Nghi Nguyen Quy 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    The paper will present core aspects of participation in Vietnam such as legal framework, types/forms of participation, potential benefits and risks, and its policy implications. 

    Status: Approved

     

  • Participatory GIS for resource mapping in SIA

     

    Abstract ID 349

    Author: Meshach Ojile  |  Co-Author(s):  Deji Bodude ,   Rekiyatu Okhade

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collecting/visually communicating impact assessment data to decision-makers

    Paper reports on a community/stakeholder integrated participatory GIS study undertaken as part SIA for airport project, involving a detailed resource inventory, mapping and sensitivity of project environment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Participatory methods in coastal systems

     

    Abstract ID 1152

    Author: Floortje d'Hont  |  Co-Author(s):  Jill Slinger

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA and EIA

    The implications of stakeholder and expert consultation in ensuring the efficacy and impact reduction of coastal nourishments are addressed to improve long-term flood defense in a sustainable manner.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Partnership in capacity development

     

    Abstract ID 755

    Author: Bobbi Schijf 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The National Impact Assessment Programme in Pakistan: Outcomes and Lessons

    The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) provided technical support to the National Impact Assessment Programme of Pakistan. We share some of the lessons learnt from this experience.

    Status: Approved

     

  • PBF Impact Assessment for Sustainability in Uganda

     

    Abstract ID 1250

    Author: James Kakooza  |  Co-Author(s):  Ella Hoxha ,   Ismail Ochen-Ochen

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Sustainability assessment: latest research and emerging trends

    The USAID/Uganda Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability Program improves service delivery through innovative ways. One of the key innovations in impact assessment is the use performance-based financing approach

    Status: Approved

     

  • People, Plans, Nature & Wealth - Tana Delta, Kenya

     

    Abstract ID 1042

    Author: Peter Nelson 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ecosystem services in SEA for regional spatial planning

    An examination of the role that ecosystems service analysis has played in the Land Use Plan and SEA for the Tana Delta in Kenya

    Status: Approved

     

  • Permitting in a Changing Regulatory Environment

     

    Abstract ID 979

    Author: Henry Camp  |  Co-Author(s):  Kenneth Kirkby

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Working with IA in the oil and gas sector in developing countries

    This paper will examine the strategies being used to manage environmental permitting processes in an uncertain regulatory environment. Case studies from O&G exploration and development in Africa will be used.

    Status: Approved

     

  • PLANNING TOOLS IN BRAZILIAN PETROLEUM EXPLORATION

     

    Abstract ID 816

    Author: Francisco Fabbro-Neto  |  Co-Author(s):  Marcelo Pereira de Souza

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Country experiences with impact assessment in the digital era

    This paper analyses the planning tools in the land use and natural resources applied in Caraguatatuba/SP/Brazil, based on the amount of projects concerning the deep petroleum and gas exploration areas.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Please see title in Summary statement

     

    Abstract ID 820

    Author: Sara Khoshkar 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Exploring the role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Title of Paper: Opportunities and Challenges for Integration of Green Qualities in the Densification of Regional Cores of Stockholm Green qualities, Urban densification, Sustainable Planning, EIA, SEA

    Status: Approved

     

  • Policy assessment of forest bioenergy options

     

    Abstract ID 1282

    Author: Ulla M?rtberg  |  Co-Author(s):  Xi Pang ,   Ola Salln?s

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of Geographic Information Systems to Foster Multidisciplinary Impact As

    Bioenergy from forestry is promoted for climate change mitigation, which may increase biodiversity impacts. GIS-based models were applied to estimate bioenergy yields and biodiversity impacts of forest management policy scenarios.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Policy assessment of forest bioenergy options

     

    Abstract ID 1295

    Author: Ulla M?rtberg  |  Co-Author(s):  Xi Pang ,   Eva-Maria Nordstr?m ,   Ola Salln?s

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    Bioenergy from forestry is promoted for climate change mitigation, which may increase biodiversity impacts. GIS-based models were applied to estimate bioenergy yields and biodiversity impacts of forest management policy scenarios.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Policy assessment of forest bioenergy options

     

    Abstract ID 1274

    Author: Ulla Mortberg  |  Co-Author(s):  Xi Pang ,   Eva-Maria Nordstr?m ,   Ola Salln?s

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of Geographic Information Systems to Foster Multidisciplinary Impact As

    Bioenergy from forestry is promoted for climate change mitigation, which may increase biodiversity impacts. GIS-based models were applied to estimate bioenergy yields and biodiversity impacts of forest management policy scenarios.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Policy Environmental Assessment in China: Progress

     

    Abstract ID 300

    Author: Yuan Zhu  |  Co-Author(s):  Huixian Zhao

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  SEA and decision making: are we pressing the right buttons?

    The paper aims to summarize the progress of China in policy environmental assessment, and to offer advice on its implementation under the new situations.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Politics of decision-making: reason & rationality

     

    Abstract ID 1329

    Author: Richard Hill 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Contention, Social Movements and the Politics of Impact Assessment

    EA?s analytical decision-making is a poor substitute for stakeholder deliberation. While a rational person decides for good reasons, rationality is radically subjective, and impartial public reason should guide decisions.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Pollution abatement improvements via BAT licensing

     

    Abstract ID 1056

    Author: Gaetano Battistella  |  Co-Author(s):  Giuseppe Di Marco

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS FOR GHG REDUCTION: WHAT IS GOOD PRACTICE?

    IPPC environmental integrated permits for pollutant emissions abatement via BAT Conclusions adoption, with monitoring, control and inspection, giving also new opportunities for research, matching the ?new deal?.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Portraying the Local Voice in Public Participation

     

    Abstract ID 543

    Author: Anna-Sofie Skjervedal 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collecting/visually communicating impact assessment data to decision-makers

    This paper presents a research frame including photographical portraits of local representatives in NW Greenland as a method to gain access to their opinions, values and thoughts for the future.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Possibility of Sustainability Assessment in Japan

     

    Abstract ID 424

    Author: Sachihiko Harashina  |  Co-Author(s):  Yoichi Kuwabara

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Sustainability assessment: latest research and emerging trends

    The possibility of introducing Sustainability Assessment into Japan will be examined by analyzing a case of the planning process of new national stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Potential of IA to support environmental goals

     

    Abstract ID 582

    Author: David Fleet  |  Co-Author(s):  Daniel Vencovsky

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Ex ante assessment of economic governance: potential benefits of comprehensive IAs for economy and environment

    Study for the European Commission identifying key criteria and assessment of EU Member State impact assessment systems and procedures in relation to environmentally relevant policies.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Potential SEA Use in Corporate Strategic Planning

     

    Abstract ID 80

    Author: Steve Bonnell 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Emerging uses of Strategic Environmental Assessment

    This paper explores the potential use of SEA in corporate strategic planning, including organizational decision-making around whether, why and how to voluntarily adopt and apply SEA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Power Distribution in the SEA European Union Model

     

    Abstract ID 587

    Author: Margarida Monteiro  |  Co-Author(s):  Maria Partid?rio

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Evaluating the implementation of the EU SEA Directive

    This paper aims to create evidence on how power is distributed and responsibilities set in the European Union model for SEA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Power of residents in EIA

     

    Abstract ID 1326

    Author: Bomi Kim 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  IA and the use of social media by Indigenous Peoples

    Our research review how to expand participation and role of residents and local governments in the process of EIA of national projects through a comparison of national and regional newspaper.

    Status: Approved

     

  • PP in HKEIA: Transparant Systen, Limited Influence

     

    Abstract ID 787

    Author: Cho Nam Ng  |  Co-Author(s):  Chi Chung Chris Wong

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Country experiences with impact assessment in the digital era

    This paper explores the extent to which the transparent EIA process meets the rising public expectation and demand in Hong Kong.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Practical challenges in the Netherlands

     

    Abstract ID 722

    Author: Hugo Woesthuis  |  Co-Author(s):  Paul Eijssen

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Practical Challenges of the EU's Amended EIA Directive

    The paper will deal with the practical challenges in the Netherlands in implementing the new EU EIA Directive.

    Status: Approved

     

  • practice of EIA consultation information Platform

     

    Abstract ID 808

    Author: chen aizhong 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    establishes the air forecasting model Aermod based on SOA architecture EIA a map help to determine the feasibility of the project for the user

    Status: Approved

     

  • Predicting the unthinkable: HIA and conflict

     

    Abstract ID 968

    Author: Ben Cave  |  Co-Author(s):  Marion Birch

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment, Conflict and Disasters

    Medact undertook a Health Impact Assessment of the potential consequences of military action against Iran. We will discuss the issues arising from this HIA.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Pressures for change in Brazil's EIA system

     

    Abstract ID 1095

    Author: Alberto Fonseca  |  Co-Author(s):  Luis S?nchez

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Country experiences with impact assessment in the digital era

    The study critically analyzed four recent documented proposals that lobby for significant changes in Brazil?s EIA system.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Procedural effectiveness of the new EHIA, Thailand

     

    Abstract ID 761

    Author: Chaunjit Chanchitpricha  |  Co-Author(s):  Alan Bond

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    The effectiveness of the newly legislated EIA processes in Thailand, which includes a requirement to consider health for particular types of project development, is analysed through approved power plant projects.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Project Lifecycle Approach to Decision Making

     

    Abstract ID 1288

    Author: Ben Witchalls 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    Project Lifecycle Approach to an Effective Social, Environmental and Health Impact Management Process (eSHRIMP) within the Oil and Gas Industry: update on progress

    Status: Approved

     

  • Promoting avoidance through cost-effective routing

     

    Abstract ID 1261

    Author: Geoffrey Mwedde  |  Co-Author(s):  Grace Nangendo ,   Dan Segan ,   Irene Burgu?s Arrea ,   Rhona Barr & Andrew Plumptre

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Mitigation Hierarchy Best Practices: Green Infrastructure Case Studies

    This presentation shows how economic and GIS tools can be used, when routing linear infrastructure, to avoid biodiversity loss in a cost-effective manner.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Promoting PE through Digital Media in HK

     

    Abstract ID 895

    Author: Chi Chung Chris Wong 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The role of digital media in IA

    This paper explores the relationship between information transparency and public aspirations in involvement in the EIA process.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Promoting PE through Digital Media in HK

     

    Abstract ID 913

    Author: Chi Chung Chris Wong 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The role of digital media in IA

    This paper explores the relationship between information transparency and public aspirations in involvement in the EIA process.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Promoting rather than avoiding resettlement less

     

    Abstract ID 1104

    Author: Jimmy Mnisi 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    Resettlement can be viewed as an opportunity in some communities. Resettlement practitioners need to revisit the meaning of 'minimise resettlement'.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Promotion Type of Urban Resources & Regeneration

     

    Abstract ID 661

    Author: Jae-Woo Yoo  |  Co-Author(s):  Do-Yeon Kim ,   Heaven Kim

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Public participation in strategic environmental assessment (SEA): an effect

    The result is analyzed as follows; the types of regeneration projects have close relationships with resources-residents consultative group activity as well as cultural and natural environment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Protecting the Invisible: the identification, mana

     

    Abstract ID 1101

    Author: Alice Hobson 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The Challenge of Indigenous Cultural Landscapes and Impact Assessment

    This paper discusses how best to balance the needs of the community, the client and the authorities, to guarantee 'invisible' cultural landscapes are adequately and appropriately identified and protected.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Public involvement in disaster related EAs

     

    Abstract ID 883

    Author: Ryo Tajima  |  Co-Author(s):  Tomohiro Tasaki ,   Masahiro Osako

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment, Conflict and Disasters

    Public involvement in EA within the context of disaster management will be discussed based on literature reviews and results of a survey on environmental risk perception in emergency circumstances.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Public participation effect in Uranium Mining

     

    Abstract ID 574

    Author: Jong-Gwan Jung  |  Co-Author(s):  Sang-Wook Han

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Public participation in strategic environmental assessment (SEA): an effect

    Public participation should be fully incorporated into environmental assessment and decision making processes, and it should be recognized by local government and communities of the processes in the SEA requirement.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Public participation events in EIA in NU, Canada

     

    Abstract ID 1228

    Author: Amanda Hanson Main  |  Co-Author(s):  Ryan Barry

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Logistics and Facilitation of Public Participation Events

    The paper highlights challenges associated with undertaking public consultation EIA events in Canada's Arctic, steps to facilitating successful events, and lessons learned for improvement and evolution of EIA participation programmes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Public Participation in China: Weaknesses, Strengt

     

    Abstract ID 566

    Author: Bert Enserink  |  Co-Author(s):  Mariachiara Alberton ,   Dusica Radojcic ,   Peggy Lerman

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    Analyses of the strengths and weaknesses of the Chinese legal EIA system, focusing on the public participation practices and lessons learned in the provinces of Shandong and Yunnan.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Public participation in EIA: what lessons for SEA?

     

    Abstract ID 609

    Author: Mario Gauthier  |  Co-Author(s):  Louis Simard

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Public participation in strategic environmental assessment (SEA): an effect

    The objective of this communication is to explore the links between public participation and SEA in the natural resources and energy sector.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Public participation in SEA: Dutch experiences

     

    Abstract ID 1102

    Author: Rob Verheem  |  Co-Author(s):  Ineke Steinhauer

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Public participation in strategic environmental assessment (SEA): an effect

    This presentation reflects on recent practice experience in The Netherlands on public participation in SEA. It outlines principles and recommendations for effective participation, illustrated with practice examples.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Putting Impact Assessments Into Action

     

    Abstract ID 620

    Author: Douglas Mason  |  Co-Author(s):  Jonathan Richart

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment as a design tool

    We explore opportunities to ensure that environmental and social impact assessments recommendations are put into practice, both up front as a design tool as well as throughout project implementation.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Putting the 'social' in shale gas development

     

    Abstract ID 351

    Author: Ceit Wilson  |  Co-Author(s):  Tiffany Morrison ,   Daniel Franks

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  SIA and CSR in natural resources industries

    Social Impact Assessment, United States, shale gas, resource extraction, private governance, community and not-for-profit organisations, housing afforability in resource towns.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Pythia: AN EVALUATION ALGORITHM FOR EIA STUDIES

     

    Abstract ID 230

    Author: Dimitris Papakonstantinou  |  Co-Author(s):  Panagiotis Kazamias ,   Constantinos Cassios ,   Georgios Phaedon Papakonstantinou

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    Pythia: A QUALITY ALGORITHM FOR EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDIES

    Status: Approved

     

  • Quality Assessment through local ground-truthing

     

    Abstract ID 1069

    Author: Andrea Jardine-Orr 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    The Infrastructure and Services Assessment process uses local government knowledge and data to ensure impact assessment quality.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Quality assuring health impact assessments

     

    Abstract ID 567

    Author: Liz Green 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This paper gives an overvew of the Welsh experience of regularly quality assuring HIAs. It reflects on many of the issues encountered and how this is being addressed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Quality control for environmental appraisal tools

     

    Abstract ID 749

    Author: Matthew Cashmore  |  Co-Author(s):  Ivar Lyhne ,   Hens Runhaar ,   Frank van Laerhoven

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  But is it any good? The search for quality in impact assessment

    This research investigates through surveys and in-depth interviews with actors centrally engaged with EA implementation and the testing of five hypothesis developed from conventional premises on quality control.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of EIA Repor

     

    Abstract ID 663

    Author: Jiaying XU  |  Co-Author(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo Nishikizawa

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem services assessment

    The objective of this thesis is to study the characteristics of EIA reports in China by analyzing the EIA documents of the whole year of 2014 from two viewpoints.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Quantitative Evaluation Schemes for Collaboration?

     

    Abstract ID 869

    Author: Wanxin Li  |  Co-Author(s):  Volker Mauerhofer

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Monitoring, reporting and verification of energy?????s environmental impacts

    information, performance evaluation, collaborative governance

    Status: Approved

     

  • Raising energy efficiency in historical Amsterdam

     

    Abstract ID 1315

    Author: Sandra Sanchez  |  Co-Author(s):  Ana Pereira Roders ,   Eirini Sfakiotaki ,   Peyvand Yavari ,   Else Ferf Jentink

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Approaches

    This paper studies the contribution of energy labels to assess the impact of interventions, targeting energy efficiency in historical cities, by taking the city of Amsterdam as case study.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Raising the bar and lower the risk

     

    Abstract ID 1321

    Author: Cleone Botelho  |  Co-Author(s):  Randy Schulze

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  External environmental and social consulting: changing roles

    International Financial Institutions are focused on minimizing and controlling risks associated with international projects.This presentation presents critical success factors to be achieved in environmental, social and health and safety.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Re-Scoping Heritage Resource Values in CEA

     

    Abstract ID 1357

    Author: Bruce Muir 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Approaches

    Impact assessments in British Columbia, Canada, inadequately consider the cumulative effects to archaeological values. This paper presents a GIS-based framework to determine past and present impacts to these values.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Ready to Fight:Local Government Satisfaction in EA

     

    Abstract ID 773

    Author: Robin Lattimer  |  Co-Author(s):  Virginia Maclaren

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Contention, Social Movements and the Politics of Impact Assessment

    In light of mounting political tension and opposition in Canada, our research outlines key factors influencing local government satisfaction with EA processes and outcomes.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Real time complaints handling using SMS technology

     

    Abstract ID 918

    Author: Antoine Heuty 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  The digital interface with local community

    The paper presents on progress toward implementing an SMS-based information platform that connects communities to mining companies in areas of conflict, facilitating information flow between stakeholders.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Real-time crowd-sourcing, data and modelling

     

    Abstract ID 994

    Author: Mark Jackson  |  Co-Author(s):  Giuseppe Magro

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Smart cities: Rapid assessment and mitigation with real-time information

    We present case studies for the QCumber platform: a feasibility study for five UK cities including air quality forecasts, and real-time assessment of odour in Italy using crowd-sourced data.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Realist approaches to Health Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID 835

    Author: Fiona Haigh  |  Co-Author(s):  Patrick Harris ,   Sharon Friel

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health Evaluation in Impact Assessment

    This presentation compares and connects realist evaluation approaches with health impact assessment.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Reasonable alternatives: English Local Plan-making

     

    Abstract ID 1201

    Author: Steve Smith  |  Co-Author(s):  Mark Fessey

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Exploring the role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Leading SEA practitioners (100+ Local and Neighbourhood Plans in recent years) addressing the issue that everyone is concerned with: Discharging the requirement to assess reasonable alternatives (and doing so effectively).

    Status: Approved

     

  • Recent Sustainability Assessment Tools-Urban Apps

     

    Abstract ID 821

    Author: Fodil Fadli 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Sustainability assessment: latest research and emerging trends

    This paper aims to shed light on the use of Sustainability Assessment Tools (SATs) in evaluating and measuring the sustainability levels of neighborhoods and urban districts.

    Status: Approved

     

  • REDD+ as an Alternative Project in EIA

     

    Abstract ID 421

    Author: Brian Chirambo  |  Co-Author(s):  Belinda Zimba

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment as a design tool

    The study aims looks at feasibilty of introducing REDD+ projects during EIA process for mining as alternative or parallel project during and after mine closure; a case of Zambia

    Status: Approved

     

  • Reflecting on SEA's usefulness in Italy

     

    Abstract ID 367

    Author: Paola Gazzola  |  Co-Author(s):  Alessandro Rinaldi

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  SEA and decision making: are we pressing the right buttons?

    By reflecting on the Italian context, this paper explores the extent to which political and technical limitations might be affecting SEA?s usefulness, and its ability to support decision-making for sustainability

    Status: Approved

     

  • Reflections on the development of SIA in Sweden

     

    Abstract ID 1174

    Author: Jon Halling 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  OTHER

    The SIAs studied indicates a not entirely satisfying development of SIA in Sweden: one where developers seem to seek social arguments for their project or plan rather than social justice.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Regulation and Participation for SEA

     

    Abstract ID 850

    Author: Zsolt Szilv?csku 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  SEA and decision making: are we pressing the right buttons?

    The development of impact assessments, means, the renewal of the public management systems from a social-ecological perspective, and the development of decision-making culture focusing on the values of sustainability.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Regulatory Challenges in TL's Petroleum Industry

     

    Abstract ID 1352

    Author: Vearwati Corte Real de Oliveira  |  Co-Author(s):  Jose Goncalves

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  New ways of communication with stakeholders in the oil and gas industry

    History, challenges and opportunities in Oil and Gas Industry in Timor-Leste.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Requirement for IA in oil & gas industry in TL

     

    Abstract ID 1358

    Author: verawati Corte Real de Oliveira  |  Co-Author(s):  jose goncalves

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Working with IA in the oil and gas sector in developing countries

    Process and challenges of assessing IA submission for oil and gas activities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Resettlement & Livelihood Programs in Hydropower

     

    Abstract ID 248

    Author: Nghi Nguyen Quy 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    With the experience gained from preparation to implementation, the paper will demonstrate how to tailor the resettlement, livelihood restoration program in accordance to the existing patterns of affected communities.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Resettlement in Moldova ? challenging aspects

     

    Abstract ID 672

    Author: Grigore Stratulat  |  Co-Author(s):  Gordon Appleby ,   Karen Fadely ,   Corneliu Busuioc

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    Resettlement in Moldova ? peculiarities of using the digitized cadastre database and Moldovan legislation

    Status: Approved

     

  • Resettlement-Bui Hydrodam construction

     

    Abstract ID 143

    Author: Henry Aryeetey  |  Co-Author(s):  Joyce Ocansey

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Challenging Resettlement - 2nd edition

    Hydrodam construction has impacts on the livelihoods of project affected persons hence the need to ensure payment of compensation, effective management of environmental health impacts and local participation.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Reshaping Impact Assessment for Climate Change

     

    Abstract ID 514

    Author: Kin Che Lam 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change, Risk Management and Impact Assessment in the Digital Age

    The East Asia Pacific region will be significantly impacted by climate change which calls for changes in the modality of impact assessment assisted by information technology.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Resilience in the face of Natural Disasters

     

    Abstract ID 390

    Author: Prince Mmom  |  Co-Author(s):  Ibitoroko George-Opuda

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment and resilience to environmental stress in urbanized deltas

    Most parts of the Niger Delta were hit by severe flooding in 2012. This paper reviews the traditional adaptation strategies to 2012 flooding in parts of the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Resource Region Impact Visualisation Tool

     

    Abstract ID 949

    Author: Will Rifkin  |  Co-Author(s):  Bev Kubat ,   Alex Lechner ,   Margaretha Scott ,   Neil McIntyre

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of Geographic Information Systems to Foster Multidisciplinary Impact As

    Development of an integrated visualisation tool promises to enable taking a risk-based approach to assessing trade-offs in land use among different development pathways for a mineral rich resource region.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Revealing the impact of interventions in Den Haag

     

    Abstract ID 1312

    Author: Anahita Haghparast  |  Co-Author(s):  Laurie van Krugten ,   Luuk Hermans ,   Richard Verbruggen ,   Lisanne Havinga & Ana Pereira Roders

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Approaches

    This research inquiries the contribution of construction permits to monitor urban transformation over time and to reveal the impact of interventions. The Hague is taken as a case study.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Revealing the socio-economic potential of CH

     

    Abstract ID 855

    Author: Guszt?v Nemes  |  Co-Author(s):  Anna Augustyn ,   G?bor So?s

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Approaches

    Our project develops a multidisciplinary methodology to assess the local socio-economic impacts of investments into cultural heritage, integrating various impact assessment narratives, using trans-disciplinary methodology in an iterative process.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Revitalizing Industrial Growth in Pakistan: SEA

     

    Abstract ID 665

    Author: Ernesto S?nchez-Triana  |  Co-Author(s):  Santiago Enriquez ,   Javaid Afzal ,   Ana-Luisa Gomes-Lima

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The National Impact Assessment Programme in Pakistan: Outcomes and Lessons

    This presentation discusses the SEA approach adopted to identify environmental priorities and develop policy options to revitalize manufacturing in Pakistan by stimulating green industrial growth through appropriate reforms and investments.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Risk and opportunity in global growth landscape

     

    Abstract ID 250

    Author: James Allan  |  Co-Author(s):  Alyson Warhurst

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  New metrics on E&S risks and impacts and business decision making

    Using Maplecroft?s portfolio of global risk indices and maps, the presentation will identify the potential hotspots of political, environmental and social risks pinpointing current threats of countries worldwide.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Risky decision-making in an uncertain world

     

    Abstract ID 592

    Author: nicholas king 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate Change, Risk Management and Impact Assessment in the Digital Age

    In a climate- uncertain world, new ?smart? approaches to planning are needed based on risk assessment, enabling flexible and adaptive planning and development, through decentralised but networked ?grids? of infrastructure.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Road Traffic Noise and its Impact on UrbanPlanning

     

    Abstract ID 1207

    Author: Richard Palmer 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Impact assessment as a design tool

    Road Traffic Noise and its Impact: Sustainable Urban Planning

    Status: Approved

     

  • Role of IA in Mongolia's climate-influenced future

     

    Abstract ID 233

    Author: Vigya Sharma  |  Co-Author(s):  Byambajav Dalaibuyan

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Climate change and Impact Assessment, good practice cases

    Presentation highlights findings from recent multi-stakeholder capacity building project undertaken in Mongolia. Will explore how IA principles may be applied to manage climate change risks across multiple industries in Mongolia.

    Status: Approved

     

  • role of risk perception on SIA of climate change

     

    Abstract ID 983

    Author: Hossein Mahmoudi 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Assessing Climate Change and Natural Disaster Impact on Urban Area

    the place of risk perception in SIA of climate change will be discussed. This paper aims to present an approach in order to understand the risk perception of climate change.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Romaine hydro. complex: 32 years of monitoring

     

    Abstract ID 617

    Author: Louise Emond 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Environmental Assessment back and forth: monitoring in the digital era

    The Romaine complex will include four hydroelectric developments generating a total average annual output of 8,0 TWh. The environmental monitoring program was planned for a 32-year monitoring program from 2009-2040.

    Status: Approved

     

  • SA-Deliberative Collaborative Governance Approach

     

    Abstract ID 910

    Author: Janette Hartz-Karp  |  Co-Author(s):  Svetla Petrova ,   Jenny Pope

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Invitation Only  | Proposed Session:  Sustainability assessment: latest research and emerging trends

    This paper explores through practical examples how Deliberative Collaborative Governance (DCG) can contribute to sustainability assessment theory and practice.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Satellite imagery and mobile net in airport EIA

     

    Abstract ID 912

    Author: ran li 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of satellite imagery as environmental impact assessment tool

    Based on the case study of a Airport EIA project, we introduced the applications of the satellite imagery technology and mobile network which can improves efficiency of EIA investigation.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Satellite Imagery: A Value for Baseline Definition

     

    Abstract ID 833

    Author: Emlen Myers  |  Co-Author(s):  Christopher Polglase ,   Doug Park

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Use of satellite imagery as environmental impact assessment tool

    Satellite imagery supports efficient and accurate identification of baseline conditions for large and remote green field areas. Examples are provided from two recent mining EIAs in Ethiopia?s Danakil Depression

    Status: Approved

     

  • Scenario Room Project to support EIA in Sao Paulo

     

    Abstract ID 817

    Author: Maria Silvia Romitelli  |  Co-Author(s):  Rodrigo Ferreira da Silva ,   Vinicius Travalini

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Innovative decision support tools for impact assessments

    A Scenarios Room Project has being developed to support EIA in Sao Paulo State. It comprises a geoportal , where projects are georeferenced, and linked to an information database.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Scenarios for air quality management in S?o Paulo

     

    Abstract ID 488

    Author: Simone Miraglia  |  Co-Author(s):  Simone Miraglia ,   Ricardo Popescu Junior ,   Karina Abe

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    Air pollution scenarios in S?o Paulo showed that a decrease to 10microgram/m3 in the PM2.5 annual mean concentration could avoid 3,856.6 annual deaths, meaning a 12 months in life expectancy.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Scenarios, Data Visualization and Mitigation

     

    Abstract ID 344

    Author: Joseph Kiesecker  |  Co-Author(s):  Joseph Kiesecker ,   Jeff Evans ,   Christina Kennedy

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Collecting/visually communicating impact assessment data to decision-makers

    Scenario-based analysis and data visualization methods can help improve the value of EIA so that it can become more effective in fostering sustainable development.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Scientific issues in defining HIA guideline, Italy

     

    Abstract ID 632

    Author: Fabrizio Bianchi 

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Top-bottom promoted HIA: best practices and attempts to formalization I

    The definition of guidelines for proponents and assessors of HIA into EIA and SEA is the goal of a Italian national project. Some scientific issues need to be addressed.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Scoping by stakeholders of infrastructure HIA

     

    Abstract ID 827

    Author: Loes Geelen  |  Co-Author(s):  Loes Geelen ,   Lea Den Broeder ,   Monique Scholtes ,   Kai Yin Chung & Annemiek Van Overveld

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Health in environmental assessments: opportunities and challenges

    ?We are all experts!? An approach to engage stakeholders in scoping, combining expert and layl/ocal knowledge, was piloted in a high impact railway-extension project. Results show potential, but also pitfalls.

    Status: Approved

     

  • Scoping land-use policy issues in Ireland

     

    Abstract ID 1135

    Author: Tamara Hochstrasser  |  Co-Author(s):  David Meredith ,   Alex Herzig ,   Alan Renwick ,   Nicholas M. Holden & Maarten Nieuwenhuis

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  The use of system models for impact assessment

    Policy issues (including greenhouse gas mitigation) regarding land-use change in Ireland and appropriate modelling frameworks for policy appraisal are discussed

    Status: Approved

     

  • SEA & EIA: face-to-face versus distant learning

     

    Abstract ID 440

    Author: Joan Looijen  |  Co-Author(s):  Iris van Duren ,   Henk Kloosterman

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  E-learning in impact assessment, meeting a demand?

    A distance course with emphasis on the use of spatial information in environmental assessment requires a different approach and specific e-learning tools than a similar face-to-face course.

    Status: Approved

     

  • SEA & River Basin Management Plans

     

    Abstract ID 325

    Author: Bruce Munro  |  Co-Author(s):  Ross Marshall ,   Andy Guffogg ,   Karl Fuller

    Abstract Type:  Paper  |  Session Type:  Open Session  | Proposed Session:  Exploring the role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    This presentation sets out the approach adopted by