Table 243 Selected Key References Related To Impact Forecasting

Topical Area of Impact

Key Referenced)

Air quality

Surface water quantity Surface water quality

Groundwater quantity Groundwater quality


Terrestrial or aquatic habitat Terrestrial or aquatic species Cultural resources Visual quality

Socioeconomic impacts

Health impacts

Zanetti 1990 Anderson and Burt 1985 Henderson-Sellers 1991 James 1993

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 1987

Domenico and Schwartz 1990 Water Science and Technology

Board 1990 Magrab 1975

World Health Organization 1986 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 1980

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

1980 King 1978

Smardon, Palmer, and Felleman 1986

Canter, Atkinson, and Leistritz

1985 Turnbull 1992

proaches for impact prediction is that decisions for a project or activity must use the best available predictive technology in view of the location, size, and type of project or activity, as well as the budget available for the environmental impact study. In that regard, sophisticated mathematical models may not be used due to the need for extensive data input and model calibration. Accordingly, a range of approaches is usually necessary in conducting an environmental impact study for a project or activity.


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Environmental Resources Limited. 1982. Environmental impact assessment—Techniques for predicting effects in EIA. Vol. 2, February. London, England.

Henderson-Sellers, B. 1991. Decision support techniques for lakes and reservoirs. Vol. 4 of Water quality modeling. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.

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King, T.F. 1978. The archaeological survey: methods and uses. Washington, D.C.: Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.

Magrab, E.B. 1975. Environmental Noise Control. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Ott, W.R. 1978. Environmental indices: Theory and practice. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Ann Arbor Science Publishers, Inc.

Smardon, R.C., J.F. Palmer, and J.P. Felleman. 1986. Foundations for visual project analysis. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Stakhiv, E., et al. 1981. Executive summary. Pt. 1 of Appraisal of selected Corps preauthorization reports for environmental quality planning and evaluation. Report No. CERL-TR-N-118, September. Champaign, Illinois: U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.

Stakhiv, E.Z. 1986. Achieving social and environmental objectives in water resources planning: Theory and practice. In Proceedings of an engineering foundation conference on social and environmental objectives in water resources planning and management, May: 107-125. New York: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Starfield, A.M., and A.L. Bleloch. 1986. Building models for conservation and wildlife management. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.

Turnbull, R.G., ed. 1992. Environmental and health impact assessment of development projects. London: Elsevier Science Publishers, Ltd.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 1980. A habitat evaluation system for water resources planning. August. Vicksburg, Mississippi: Lower Mississippi Valley Division.

---. 1987. Water quality models used by the Corps of Engineers.

Information Exchange Bulletin, vol. E-87-1, March. Vicksburg, Mississippi: Waterways Experiment Station.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1980. Habitat evaluation procedures (HEP). ESM 102, March. Washington, D.C.

Water Resources Council. 1983. Economic and environmental guidelines for water and related land resources implementation studies. Chap. 3 in Environmental quality (EQ) procedures. 10 March. Washington, D.C.

Water Science and Technology Board. 1990. Ground water models— Scientific and regulatory applications. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

World Health Organization. 1986. Assessment of noise impact on the urban environment. Environmental Health Series no. 9. Copenhagen, Denmark: Regional Office for Europe.

Zanetti, P. 1990. Airpollution modeling—Theories, computational methods, and available software. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

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