Integrated Biodiversity Impact Assessment Streamlining AA, SEA and EIA Processes: Practitioner's Manual

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The Integrated Biodiversity Impact Assessment (IBIA) methodology presented seeks to ensure that legal requirements are fulfilled while, at the same time, effectively and efficiently
connecting relevant procedures, allowing the sharing and reuse of biodiversity data and scientific knowledge supported by a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) framework, and integrating biodiversity considerations
with a variety of other concerns during planning and design processes. It does not replace any of the existing requirements but rather promotes a framework for maximising the co-ordination and integration of processes and outcomes. Its objective is to inform the scope and outcomes of the different processes in a timely manner and promote best practice. Where appropriate, a distinction is made between integrating
SEA with AA at plan level, and EIA with AA at project level. This guidance is complementary to other guidance on approaches and specific requirements associated with SEA, EIA and AA.

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Dr. Ainhoa González
Trinity College Dublin
Environmental Research Scientist
College Green, Dublin 2, NONE, Dublin, Ireland
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e-mail: agonzal@tcd.ie

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Publication InformationIntegrated Biodiversity Impact Assessment Streamlining AA, SEA and EIA Processes: Practitioner's Manual
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Resource Keywordsenvironment biodiversity
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project Code2012-B-SS-1
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The Integrated Biodiversity Impact Assessment (IBIA) methodology presented seeks to ensure that legal requirements are fulfilled while, at the same time, effectively and efficiently
connecting relevant procedures, allowing the sharing and reuse of biodiversity data and scientific knowledge supported by a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) framework, and integrating biodiversity considerations
with a variety of other concerns during planning and design processes. It does not replace any of the existing requirements but rather promotes a framework for maximising the co-ordination and integration of processes and outcomes. Its objective is to inform the scope and outcomes of the different processes in a timely manner and promote best practice. Where appropriate, a distinction is made between integrating
SEA with AA at plan level, and EIA with AA at project level. This guidance is complementary to other guidance on approaches and specific requirements associated with SEA, EIA and AA.
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