Resources and expertise on EIA

Gateways

Various Web sites function as main gateways to references, tools, contacts, projects and other relevant information on EIA worldwide. Among the most comprehensive ones are:

Environmental Impact Assessment Centre of the University of Manchester
International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)
Regional program for environmental impact assessment in the METAP countries
International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (INECE)
European Union on Good practices in EIA/SEA
Documents and Information Repositories on Impact Assessment
Sofia Initiatives on EIA in East and Central Europe

All of them also provide direct links to resources on EIA which are actually available online and can be downloaded.

Journals

A number of specialized journals and newsletters exist, among which, the most important are:Environmental Impact Assessment Review
Project Appraisal ReviewEIA Newsletter
Comprehensive book reviews on EIA, latest issue:www.art.man.ac.uk/EIA/nl17rev.htm

Organizations and networks

Most key development agencies are active in EIA. A global directory of organizations and institutes active in environmental monitoring provides links to a wide variety of organizations.
last updated:  Friday, September 30, 2005