International Association for Impact Assessment

Cumulative Effects Assessment

Trainer: Larry Cantner


This course, taught by Dr.L.W. Canter and Dr.S.F. Atkinson, focuses on the principles and practices for incorporating cumulative effects considerations within the environmental impact assessment process. Topics include: principles and procedures, determining spatial and temporal boundaries for cumulative effects, defining baseline conditions, delineation of reasonably foreseeable future actions, use of methods for identifying cumulative effects, incorporation of CEA considerations in the scoping process, examples of cumulative effects prediction methods, and mitigation and monitoring of cumulative effects. The course location, schedule and content can be more specifically tailored to the needs of a particular agency or company.

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