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Quantitative assessment of environmental impacts in the aquatic environment

R. E. Riggins

Quantitative assessment of environmental impacts in the aquatic environment

by R. E. Riggins

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Published by Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, National Techincal Information Service, distributor in Champaign, Ill, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- United States.,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. Riggins, E. Herricks, M.J. Sale.
    SeriesTechnical report -- N-114., Technical report (Construction Engineering Research Laboratory) -- N-114.
    ContributionsHerricks, Edwin E., Sale, M. J., Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination98 p. :
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17548361M

    Editorial Board. Editor-in-Chief. Richard J Wenning, Ramboll Managing Editor. Jenny C Shaw, SETAC Deputy Editors. Sabine E Apitz, SEA Environmental Decisions Ltd, UK Lawrence W Barnthouse, LWB Environmental Services, USA Wayne G Landis, Western Washington University, USA Senior Editors. SISSON PROJECT: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) REPORT July For the purpose of this EIA Report, the term “environmental effect” is as defined in CEAA and broadly refers to a change in the environment in response to a Project activity.

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    The semi-quantitative method of impact assessment described in this document is based on the experience of KAAE specialists, research specialists of the Republic of Kazakhstan and work experience of Agip KCO, ADL, ERM, Shell and other companies. Suggested Citation: "Appendix A: Environmental Impacts of Natural Disasters." National Research Council. The Impacts of Natural Disasters: A Framework for Loss Estimation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Flood of Though the record flood of in the Upper Midwest was an economic disaster, it was a.


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