M. Tech. III Sem. Environmental Engineering Environmental Impact

M. Tech. III Sem. Environmental Engineering
Environmental Impact Assessment
Define Environmental Impact Assessment. What is the purpose and
requirement of EIA?
Define intensity as the security of impact. Discuss the points to be
considered in evaluating intensity with examples.
Describe biological and regulatory mitigation measures for the
mitigation of biological impact.
Describe different sources of air pollution.
Describe different specific indicator parameters that can be utilized
in describing ground water Quantity and Quality.
Describe management Audit in detail.
Describe screening and scoping with suitable examples.
Describe systematic approach for using EIA as a planning tool for
major project activities in brief.
Describe the checklist method of impact assessment with suitable
10. Describe the content of Environmental Impact Assessments.
11. Describe the criteria for the selection of EIA methodology.
12. Describe the environmental effects on surface water.
13. Describe the environmental impacts on flora and fauna and suggest
some mitigation measures.
14. Describe the impact of large water resource project on the socioeconomic environment of the benefitted area.
15. Describe the important surface water contaminants and their
16. Describe the Leopold matrix method of impact assessment with
suitable examples.
17. Describe the major water quality indices with their importance
weights and the justification of giving them such weights.
18. Describe the mass balance approach for the air quality impact
19. Describe the network methodology of impact assessment with
suitable examples.
20. Describe the requirements of an ideal EIA system.
21. Describe the term Significant Impact. What are the points to be
considered in evaluation intensity of an impact?
22. Describe the threshold priorities and threshold concerns of any
environmental impact.
23. Differentiate Nonpoint pollutants and point pollutants. Give examples
24. Discuss the planning and management of Environmental Impact
Assessment studies of any proposed project.
25. Discuss the problem of quantification in the assessment of
environmental impact of a thermal project.
26. Discuss the problems of EIA of a nuclear power plant.
27. Enumerate the advantages of Environmental Audit.
28. Explain how appropriate mitigation or remediation plans for
reducing adverse impacts due to air pollution are developed.
29. Explain how Environmental Base map is prepared.
30. Explain the different characteristics that the impact evaluation
methods should have.
31. For given four highway alternatives assuming suitable impact areas
and data for actions, select the most suitable alternative route using
matrix method.
32. State the national ambient air quality standards.
33. What are the bad effects of noise pollution on human health? Suggest
some suitable measures to control noise pollution.
34. What are the environmental media indices of air and water quality?
Explain in detail.
35. What are the general characteristics of non-point source pollution.
36. What are the harmful effects of air pollution on living and non-living
beings? Describe the air quality indices.
37. What is the purpose of Environmental Impact Assessment? Describe
the major areas covered in an EIS.
38. Write a detailed note on Biological Impact Assessment.
39. Write a detailed note on identification of activities which will have
different types of impacts on soil and ground water.
40. Write short notes on the following:(i)
Ad-hoc method of EIA
Bio-physical environmental variables
Check list method of EIA
Classifications of Environmental parameters
Effect of human activity on environment
EIA of thermal power plants
Environmental Legislation.
Impact on flora and fauna
Limitations of EIA
Litigations of impact
Matrix methods
Noise scale and allowable limits
Quality of life index
Significant impact