publication . Article . 2011

ADVANCING WATERSHED CUMULATIVE EFFECTS ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT: LESSONS FROM THE SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN RIVER WATERSHED, CANADA

BRAM F. NOBLE; POORNIMA SHEELANERE; ROBERT PATRICK;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, volume 13, issue 4, pages 567-590
Abstract
<jats:p> Watersheds are under increasing pressures from the cumulative environmental effects of human actions. Reviews of recent practice suggest that cumulative effects assessment and management (CEAM) has failed to capture the full range of stressors to Canada's watersheds. Indeed, the limitations to CEAM have been well documented; yet, there has been limited constructive evaluation to help explain why CEAM has failed to advance. In this paper we examine the underlying challenges to the assessment and management of cumulative effects in a watershed context. Based on lessons emerging from the South Saskatchewan watershed, Canada, challenges to CEAM in watershed...
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free text keywords: Watersheds, cumulative environmental effects, watershed cumulative effects assessment, South Saskatchewan watershed, Geography, Planning and Development, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Stakeholder, Environmental science, CLARITY, law.invention, law, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Watershed, Cumulative effects, Environmental planning, River watershed
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publication . Article . 2011

ADVANCING WATERSHED CUMULATIVE EFFECTS ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT: LESSONS FROM THE SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN RIVER WATERSHED, CANADA

BRAM F. NOBLE; POORNIMA SHEELANERE; ROBERT PATRICK;