Principles to guide the development of strategic environmental assessment methodology

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Title Principles to guide the development of strategic environmental assessment methodology
Author Brown, Lex; Therivel, Riki
Journal Name Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal
Year Published 2000
Place of publication UK
Publisher Beech Tree Publishing
Abstract Despite much recent attention being given to strategic environmental assessment (SEA), there are considerable difficulties moving from a useful concept to widespread and enduring practice. This may be partly because the proponents of the policies, programmes and plans (PPPs) and the decision-makers remain unaware, or unconvinced, that SEA can add value to the existing processes in PPP development, assessment and decision-making. This paper attempts to respond to these difficulties by defining an overarching concept of SEA and a set of principles to assist in the evolution of effective methodologies. A broad range of SEA methodologies will be needed to adapt to the particular PPP-making context and these must be grafted onto the existing PPP process.
Peer Reviewed Yes
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Copyright Statement Copyright 2000 Beech Tree Publishing. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
Volume 18
Issue Number 3
Page from 183
Page to 189
ISSN 1461-5517
Date Accessioned 2001-01-01
Date Available 2015-05-14T04:22:52Z
Language en_US
Research Centre Urban Research Program
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject PRE2009-Science & Technology
Publication Type Article in Scholarly Refereed Journal
Publication Type Code c1

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