Enviromental Services:

Provision of Environmental Services is at the core of SEM’s capabilities and the company has been providing a broad range of services to clients for the past 10 years in both aquatic and terrestrial environments.  SEM is very experienced in all aspects of environmental assessment and has produced several comprehensive environmental impact statements for major clients in Newfoundland and Labrador and the North.  The company has completed a wide variety of environmental effects monitoring studies in freshwater, marine, and terrestrial environments.   SEM has developed unique expertise in fish habitat compensation employing a multidisciplinary approach to identifying, designing, implementing and monitoring habitat compensation requirements.


  • Environmental Impact Assessment

  • Environmental Baseline Studies

  • Fisheries and Aquatics

  • Marine Mammals

  • Birds

  • Water and Sediment Quality

  • Linear Developments (Stream Crossing Studies)

  • Resource Inventory, Spatial Analysis and Mapping

  • Initial Environmental Evaluations and Overview Assessments

  • Environmental Impact Assessments, CEAA Screenings and Comprehensive Studies

  • Production of Environmental Impact Statements

  • Strategic Environmental Assessments

  • Environmental Compliance Monitoring

  • Environmental Impact Statements

  • Environmental Effects Monitoring

  • Terrestrial

  • Freshwater Aquatic

  • Marine

  • Cumulative Effects Assessment

  • Effects Mitigation

  • Fish Habitat Compensation

  • Habitat Assessments, Quantification, and HADD (harmful alteration, disruption, and destruction of habitat) Determination

  • Fisheries Act Authorizations

  • Fish Habitat Compensation Plans (FHCPs)

  • Design and Implementation

  • Habitat Stability and Biological Effectiveness Monitoring

  • Environmental Audits

  • Environmental Permitting

  • Environmental Protection Planning

  • Environmental Site Assessments and Remediation

  • Environmental and Human Health Studies

  • Contingency Planning/Emergency Response

  • Risk Assessments

  • Construction Monitoring

  • Land Use Planning

  • Climate Change Studies

  • Marine Transportation Studies