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Title: Using Least Cost Path analysis for potential routing powerlines within electricity corridors identified in the Electricity Grid Infrastructure Strategic Environmental Assessment
Authors: Malebu (SANBI), Tsamaelo
Keywords: Environmental Assessment
Issue Date: 7-Jun-2016
Publisher: SANBI
Series/Report no.: Biodiversity Planning Forum;
Description: This session will focus on environmental assessment initiatives and how spatial biodiversity information has been incorporated into theseenvironmental planning tools. The session is split into two components with the first component focusing on Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs). The Department of Environmental Affairs has initiated SEAs to support the implementation of some of the 18 Strategic Integrated Projects (SIPs) as identified by the Presidency. SANBI and the CSIR, together with the Council of GeoScience, have been appointed by DEA to develop the SEAs for a number of the SIPs. This session will focus on the integration of spatial information into the SEAs for Electricity Grid Infrastructure, Square Kilometer Array and Shale Gas Development. The second component of this session will look at some other examples of where spatial biodiversity information has been incorporated into environmental planning tools.
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