intro to mitigation
authorrekado <rekado@elephly.net>
Fri, 10 May 2013 12:59:55 +0000 (20:59 +0800)
committerrekado <rekado@elephly.net>
Fri, 10 May 2013 12:59:55 +0000 (20:59 +0800)
assignment2/mitigation.tex
assignment2/references.bib

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@@ -4,6 +4,16 @@
 
 \section{Mitigation}
 
+In the process of applied EIA, actions relating to the avoidance,
+minimisation or reduction of project impacts as well as the
+compensation for an impact on a particular component of the
+environment are referred to as mitigation measures.  Keeping in mind
+that EIA is a tool to weigh negative and positive impacts against each
+other, mitigation may also include actions that promote or increase
+the benefitial effects of a proposed
+development \parencite{mitigation}.
+
+% TODO: more on the importance of mitigation
 reading 3.5
 - mitigation is not only reducing impacts but also:
   - avoidance
@@ -13,7 +23,7 @@ reading 3.5
     coupled to clean-up works, it's a bit unfair)
 
 
-
+\subsection{Measures to address potential impacts of the proposed project}
 
 from NIWA:
 %http://www.niwa.co.nz/our-science/freshwater/tools/kaitiaki_tools/land-use/meat-processing/impacts/chemical-contaminates-and-meat-and-dairy-processing/mitigation
@@ -33,7 +43,6 @@ NZ water problems \parencite{cullen}:
 - assist regional councils in completing plans
 
 
-
 An alternative to discharging wastewater in rivers is the application
 to soils, such as pasture or farm land, thereby recycling nutrients.
 Dependent on the amount of nutrients removed by plants or other means,
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   year = {2011},
 }
 
+@inbook{mitigation,
+  booktitle={A practical guide to environmental impact assessment},
+  title={Mitigation},
+  author={Erickson, P.A.},
+  chapter={19},
+  year={1994},
+  publisher={San Diego, CA: Academic Press}
+  %notes={reading 3.5}
+}
+
 
 
 
   publisher={Wellington: Ministry for the Environment}
 }
 
-@inbook{intl-perspective,
-  booktitle={Assessment of Environmental Effects: Information, Evaluation and Outcomes},
-  title={Environmental Impact Assessment: An International Perspective with Comparisons to {N}ew {Z}ealand},
-  author={Sadler, B.},
-  editor={Lumsden, J.},
-  year={2001},
-  publisher={Centre for Advanced Engineering}
-  %notes={reading 2.7}
-}
-
 @inbook{fookes,
   title={Environmental assessment under the {R}esource {M}anagement {A}ct 1991},
   booktitle={Environmental planning and management in {N}ew {Z}ealand},