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(PDF) Aesthetic and visual impact assessment of a quarry ...

[15] Ramos B., T. Panagopoulos (2004) 'The use of GIS in visual landscape management and visual impact assessment of a quarry in Portugal', 8th Conf. on Environment and Mineral Processing, Ostrava, Czech Republic, June 24-26, 2004.

FINAL BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT AND ENVIRONMENTAL …

Impact Assessment and an Environmental Management Programme Report in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (Act 107 of 1998) (NEMA), it cannot be concluded that the said activities will not result in unacceptable pollution, ecological degradation or damage to the

Assessment of the effects of anthropogenic activities on ...

Assessment of the effects of anthropogenic activities on the El Arich groundwater using hydrogeochemistry, GIS and multivariate statistical techniques: A case study of the semi-arid Kasserine region, Tunisia ... Use the link below to share a full-text version of …

(PDF) Environmental impact of quarries on natural ...

The assessment is based on the computation of spatial indicators such as rainfall, slope gradient, vegetation cover, soil erosion risk, and rock infiltration, using GIS to appraise critical ...

Assessment of Soil Erosion Using Usle and GIS (Case Study ...

I. Ferencik, O. L. Muntean, R. Mihăiescu, L. Dimen Assessment of Soil Erosion Using Usle and GIS (Case Study: Vărzari Coal Quarry, Romania) The result of this model of regression provides us with the map of landslides probability (Figure 4).The map is intended to be used as a general guide to landslide occurrence, not as a

Risk Assessment Oil and Gas - U.S. EPA Web Server

Environmental Risk Assessments of Oil and Gas Activities Using National Security and Civilian Data Sources March 1998 A Report of the Oil and Gas Risk Assessment Subgroup of the Gore-Chernomyrdin Commission's Environmental Working Group Contributing Organizations U.S. Environmental Protection Agency U.S. National Imagery and Mapping Agency

Impact Assessment of Quarrying Activities Using Remote ...

Impact Assessment of Quarrying Activities Using Remote Sensing and GIS International Conference on Sustainable Environment & Civil Engineering (ICSECE'19) 82 | Page quarrying activities was more popular in the Melur Taluk. The total quarry area estimated through geo-spatial technology in the study area is 2056.78 hectares.

Environmental impact of quarries on natural resources in ...

A total of 87 per cent of studied quarries represent serious hazards to groundwater quality. In general, a total of 272 quarries have high impact, 657 quarries have moderate impact, and 349 quarries have low impact on natural ecosystems. Analyzed data revealed that around 62 per cent of the quarries are located in a highly unsuitable environment.

Surface Area Estimation, Volume Change Detection in Lime ...

The objective of the study was to estimate the change detection in a surface area and volume ana- lysis of the lime stone quarry for the year 2006 and 2014 in Mannur, Tirunelveli district, Tamilnadu. Though the mining activities are essential for the cement factory, it depletes the ground water table and causes pollution to the Environment.

Geospatial Assessment of Vegetation Changes around the ...

using GIS mapping. West African Quarries Limited has operated the Odublasi quarry site for more than a decade. The quarry is approaching its closure stage and plans to remediate disturbances to the biodiversity of the area are being drawn. The planning stage would require critical information on drivers of biodiversity change in the area.

Socio-Economic & Environmental Impact Assessment of …

rational assessment of restoration needs. Second, there is inconsistency in procedure and weak mechanism to ensure the fulfillment of restoration requirement. 2. Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of Mining and Quarrying: Mines and quarry are extractive and exploitive industries which inevitably depletes

8 An Assessment of GIS as a System for Supporting Spatial ...

An analysis of GIS as a high-tech support system for spatial thinking in K–12 education is timely because, given the increasing use of GIS in the workplace (government, industry, business, and academia), education and training in GIS is also increasingly important, especially at higher grades.

Quarry blasts assessment and their environmental impacts ...

The relationship between the monitored vibrations in terms of PPV and the distance from the quarry blasts to the monitoring instruments (D in m) using the measurements of the sixty blasting activities is deduced and summarized according to (OSMRE, 1987) as follows (Fig. 10a): (5) PPV (mm / s) = 26569 × D-1.307 The correlation coefficient R 2 ...

Environmental impact analysis of quarrying activities ...

GIS has also been used to process remote sensing and field survey data related to assessment of impacts associated with quarrying of rock raw materials, for instance, in [22] [23] [24]26]. Our ...

ENVIROMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT …

Assessment/Audit (EIA/A) by the National Environment Management Authority –NEMA (Reg. No. 7284), confirms that the contents of this report are a true representation of the Environmental & Social Impact Assessment of the proposed Rehabilitation and Improvement of Quarry Roads in Mulolongo Area of the Nairobi Metropolitan Region.

TES analysis for crushed stone aggregate quarry site ...

In this approach, the assessment proceeds from cheap to expensive and simple to complex. In the preceding work, the researhers carried out preliminary suitability analysis (stage one) to locate suitable quarry sites by using integrated analytic hierarchy process (AHP) and GIS approach.

Spatiotemporal Assessment of Quarry Sites in Mpape Abuja ...

Spatio-temporal analysis of land use and land cover changes have been widely carried out using multi-temporal remote sensing (RS), due to its high spatial and temporal coverage [10].Spatio-temporal assessment of the quarry site using remote sensing technique over a period will give a clue over the rate at which the solid rock is crop out [11].

An Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Sand and Gravel ...

Using these methods, the following are the results of the reserch. 3. Results and Discussion 3.1. Mining Activities and Their Environs Global position points superimposed on a Nzhelele map reveal that 22 villages are within the environs of the sand and gravel mining activities along the valley (Figure 1). The mining activities

EIA Guidelines For Stone Quarry Activities

an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Proposal for Mitigation Measures (PMM) report for stone quarry activities in the State of Sabah, Malaysia. This EIA guideline should serve as an operating manual for the Project Proponents as well as a guide for environmental consultants.

mining and monitoring of quarry sites - Pacific GIS and ...

ING, QUARRY AND FLOOD HAZARD ASSESSMENT IN THE KINGDOM OF TONGA" 1. Surveying and measuring the extent of sand mining activities 2. Assessing the rate of sand deposits at coastal protected areas 3. Monitoring quarry sites –quantify volume of extraction 1. SURVEY AND MEASURE THE EXTENT OF SAND MINING ACTIVITIES 'Ahononou beach

Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities ...

Extraction of Limestone is an economically important and widespread activity in Ghana and has existed since historical times. However, in spite of its remarkable contribution towards economic development, some adverse impacts have been noticed, especially where extraction is carried out without proper planning and use of modern technology and scientific methods.

Improving Environmental Assessment and Management Through ...

Improving Environmental Assessment and Management Through a GIS-Enabled Expert System Approach Philip Bailey ... Nobility EM Inference Engine interrogates the environmental knowledge and returns a list of impacts generated by the activity type Quarry Construction. The impacts are displayed in an Explorer, organised in a variety of ways, in this ...

Using GIS in Ecological Management: Green Assessment of ...

Using GIS in Ecological Management: Green Assessment of the Impacts of Petroleum Activities in the State of Texas Edmund Merem 1,*, Bennetta Robinson 1, Joan M. Wesley 1, Sudha Yerramilli 1 and Yaw A. Twumasi 2 1 Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jackson State …

QUERY AND NETWORK ANALYSIS IN GIS - SlideShare

4. QUERY • It is one of the operation used in GIS to analyse data. • In analysis of Spatial data – Attribute query – Spatial query – Alteration of original data. 5. ATTRIBUTE QUERY • An attribute query is a way to search for and retrieve records of features in a set of data based on its attribute values. • Like in a country's ...

Mapping Elephant Distribution with Remote Sensing and GIS

A variety of applications using GIS, remote sensing and GPS tracking of individuals per collars have advanced in the last years and are increasingly used in this context. Spatial information at the landscape scale provides crucial information about the elephants' ranging behaviour as a result of precipitation-driven dynamics of vegetation [1].

Non-Metallic Mining: An Administrative ... - gis.smumn.edu

accrue and use to develop an annual non-metallic mining GIS database that would serve as a means of resource modeling and protection. It is important to note that assessment information was only accumulated for one year (through 2001). Inspection criteria were developed in part by the Buffalo County GIS, Land Conservation, and Zoning Department.

U:GroundwaterPORTAGE67489126748912 Nelson Ledges …

The purpose of this assessment is to provide information that Nelson Ledges Quarry Park can use to help protect its source of drinking water from contamination. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION. Nelson Ledges Quarry Park is located on State Route 282 in Garrettsville, Ohio. This facility is a transient public water system that pumps approximately

Dónal Neville - Hydrogeologist and GIS Consultant - Síor ...

Provision of GIS expertise, including: GIS Key Expert; collation, assessment and processing of relevant GIS datasets to develop a fit-for-purpose ArcGIS geodatabase for use by project Key Experts; development of land cover and land use maps by use of Landsat and Sentinel datasets covering 40 years, including dataset acquisition, verification, pre-processing, and application of classification ...

GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS OF QUARRY ACTIVITIES IN MPAPE …

The changes in land use / land cover due to natural and human activities can be observed using current and archived remotely sensed data (Jenson, 1986, Luong, 1993 as quoted by Babu et al., 2014). Geospatial technologies are invaluable for the monitoring and assessment of land management sustainability due to the very nature of land management ...

[PDF] Surface Area Estimation, Volume Change Detection in ...

The objective of the study was to estimate the change detection in a surface area and volume ana- lysis of the lime stone quarry for the year 2006 and 2014 in Mannur, Tirunelveli district, Tamilnadu. Though the mining activities are essential for the cement factory, it depletes the ground water table and causes pollution to the Environment. The Integration of Remote Sensing and GIS are ...

Environmental impact assessment (EIA) of hard rock ...

The increase in demand of building stones and construction-grade sand has resulted in aggressive hard rock quarrying in many parts of the world. The problems are to be evaluated in detail for the judicious use of resources on the one hand and ensuring health of the ecosystems on the other. The present study aims to evaluate the impact of hard rock quarrying on one of the important twin - river ...

(PDF) Use of Remote Sensing and GIS in Monitoring Water ...

The use of remote sensing and GIS in water monitoring and management has been long recognized. This paper however discusses the application of remote sensing and GIS specifically in monitoring ...

Risk Assessment as a Tool to Improve Water Quality and The ...

use of quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA) framework and the use of advanced diagnostic technology for monitoring pollution sources and specific hazards. With these data, management ...