Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology
Our terrestrial and aquatic scientists bring their extensive knowledge and understanding of the physical and biological characteristics and processes of terrestrial and aquatic environments within Papua New Guinea and Australia. Our network of specialists throughout the Asia Pacific provide robust and fit-for-purpose solutions to the oil and gas, mining, energy, ports, marine infrastructure, dredging and renewables sectors.
ERIAS has in-country capability within PNG and Australia to undertake terrestrial biodiversity surveys, including:
Our freshwater services include:
In 2019 ERIAS was engaged by Oil Search to undertake environmental and social baseline studies to support an internal impact assessment of early works activities associated with their Associated Gas in Expansion (AGX) Project in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea.
PNX Metals Limited (PNX) is proposing to develop the Fountain Head Gold Project located approximately 170 km south of Darwin. The project is located on pastoral land at a site that has previously been mined and has been under ‘care and maintenance’ since 2008.
ERIAS was the lead environmental consultant on the Papua LNG Project, which incorporated social and environmental baseline surveys, impact assessment modelling and the development of a Level 3 EIS and ESHIA .
In 2020 ERIAS was engaged by Total Waste Management (TWM) to undertake environmental and social baseline studies and an environmental impact statement (EIS) to support a Level 3 environment permit for the expansion of their integrated waste management facility in Roku, approximately 20 km from Port Moresby.