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Freshwater Biomonitoring and Benthic Macroinvertebrates

Edited By: DM Rosenberg and VH Resh

512 pages, 75 illus, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #17035 | ISBN: 0412022516
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Includes much useful reference material on the history of biomonitoring with invertebrates and surveys the literature available on the subject. The design, implementation, analysis and interpretation of benthic surveys are discussed in detail, as are toxicity testing and field experiments.

'A must for people in the business.' Integrated Environmental Management ' ...presents a well-balanced coverage of major issues in biomonitoring.' Freshwater Biology '...effectively summarizes much of the information known about macroinvertebrates and biomonitoring...' Ecology


Introduction to freshwater biomonitoring using benthic macroinvertebrates - D M Rosenberg and V H Resh; A history of biological monitoring using benthic macroinvertebrates - J Cairns, Jr and J R Pratt; The literature of biomonitoring - K E Marshall; Freshwater biomonitoring using populations of benthic macroinvertebrates - R K Johnson, T Wiederholm and D M Rosenberg; Freshwater benthic macroinvertebrates as "sentinel" organisms - D M Rosenberg; Contemporary quantitative approaches to biomonitoring using benthic macroinvertebrates - V H Resh and E P McElravy: Rapid assessment approaches to biomonitoring using benthic macroinvertebrates - V H Resh and J K Jackson; Analysis and interpretation of benthic macroinvertebrates surveys - R H Norris and A Georges; Monitoring freshwater benthic macroinvertebrates and benthic processes: measures for assessment of ecosystem health - S R Reice and M Wohlenberg; Palaeolimnological biomonitoring using freshwater benthic macroinvertebrates - I R Walker; Toxicity studies using freshwater benthic macroinvertebrates - A L Buikema, Jr and J R Voshell; Field experiments in biomonitoring - S D Cooper and L Barmuta; Future directions in freshwater biomonitoring using benthic macroinvertebrates - R O Brinkhurst.

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