A scheme to develop national qualification items for environmental impact assessment in Korea
Authors: Park, Jong-sung; Chung, Chan-yong; Lee, Mu-choon
Source: Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, Volume 20, Number 1, 1 March 2002 , pp. 71-76(6)
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Ltd
Abstract:Korea has experienced high demand for environment-friendly land management and improved quality of life. So it is necessary to ensure both the scientific and expert assessment of environmental impact and systematic post-assessment management. The objective of this study was to develop environmental impact assessment qualifications to reduce detrimental impacts by increasing the quality of impact assessments for development plans and projects and by generating alternative project approaches and damage-reduction plans. A DACUM (Development A curriculum) job analysis was used to determine task range, grades or ranks, eligibility, examination standards, selection criteria of examination questions, examination methods, and so on. The job analysis was conducted by a committee of ten specialists from industry and academia.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2002