Environmental audits: Proposed terminology.

  title={Environmental audits: Proposed terminology.},
  author={Peter Tomlinson and Steven Atkinson},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  volume={8 3},
This paper presents a review of the fast developing subject of environmental auditing with the authors proposing a series of definitions. Of particular concern is a move towards the development of an accepted vocabulary for environmental impact assessment, even though the international dimension of the subject makes this a difficult task. Use of the word 'audit' has become an accepted part of EIA vocabulary, however there are several types of audits being undertaken today. Presently, there are… CONTINUE READING