STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL EVALUATION
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Learning priciples and methods of strategic environmental assessment in support of planning. Developing the necesary skill to:
- highlight critical environmental issues in the planning process;
- to compile an Environmental Strategic Assessment report;
- to critically review Environmental Strategic Assessment report.
Knowledge in the field of Environmental Impact Assessment.
Course contents summary
The European regulation;
Legislation of the Regione Emilia Romagna .
Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment
environmental compatibiity and sustainability;
single and cumulative impacts. Scenario analysis;
making technical and political iussus compatible;
Strategic planning and decision support systems
The articulation of decisonal process;
methodological tools: environmental and socio-economic assessment, generating alternatives, predicting the outcomes, indicators, alternative comparison and making chioice .
Application of the methodologies in a regional context.
Sustainability assessment as a tool for territorial management.
AA. VV. 2003. Dossier: Valutazione Ambientale Strategica. Valutazione Ambientale 3: 20-79.
Linee guida per la VAS. Supplemento al mensile del Ministero dell’Ambiente l’ambiente informa n. 9 - 1999.
Lectures are conducted with the help of material organized as power point presentations. Tthe analysis of the case study analysis is carried out by the students organized in working groups.