Biodiversity, climate change and environmental impact assessment

Author/s: Moradi H
Availability: Open Access
Type: Dissertation
Year: 2009

Abstract: This thesis consists of two major parts: it discusses effects of multifactorial environmental changes (e.g. climate change and nitrogen deposition) and management type on plant diversity of species-rich fen meadows of high conservation concern in Switzerland. Secondly, the role of biodiversity in environmental impact statements in Iran is investigated and the history, operational workflows and the effectiveness of the Iranian system of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is reviewed and discussed.

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