Programs & Courses
EREC 240 - Environmental Assessment
This course provides an introduction to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (2012) and a comparison to the previous Canadian Environmental Assessment Act as well as their corresponding process of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA). Students will learn the basic process of planning, organizing and collecting information for EIAs at both the federal and provincial level. This course will also introduce the process of developing and implementing Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) in Alberta, as well as pre-disturbance site assessments. Various provincial and federal assessment guidelines will be studied. This course has both field, tutorial components, including group projects.