Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing 7006EXQ Social and Environmental Impact Assessment
Assignment Brief 2020/21
Module Title 1 Social and Environmental Impact I Assessment nd/Group nd Cohort May/Sept Module Code 7006EXQ
Coursework Title (« cw«ij S&EIA Project Hand out date: 14’’ September 2020
Lecturer Dr. Ben Vivian Due date: T* December 2020
Estimated Time (hrs): 50 Word Limit*: 3,000 Coursework type: Individual %of Module Mark 100
Submission arrangement online via CUMooc File types and method of recording: MS Won Mark and Feedback date: within 2 weeks [Mark and Feedback method: via Moodle e: d or pdf
Module Learning Outcomes Assessed:
1. Interpret and apply the legislative requirements of EIA and SIA.
2. Critically evaluate the methods used in predicting social and environmental impacts.
3. Assess the quality and the validity/uncertainty of environmental data in decision making.
Task and Mark distribution:
You will be assigned one of the development case studies below and for that given development: Provide an overview of the policy and legislative requirements for S&EIA. (20%) What data would be needed, how would you go about collecting it and what limitations woi be expected. (40%) Identify negative impacts for both construction and operation of the facility being develo and prepare a schedule of mitigation relevant to one of the most significant impact topics for( the development (40%).
Case studies (location maps will be provided in Moodle):