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The Ecological Status of European Rivers: Evaluation and Intercalibration of Assessment Methods

Proceedings

Series: Developments in Hydrobiology Volume: 188

Edited By: MT Furse, D Hering, K Brabec, A Buffagni, L Sandin and PFM Verdonschot

555 pages, no illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #161692 | ISBN: 1402051603
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NHBS Price: £237.50 $302/€283 approx

About this book

The monitoring of benthic diatoms, macrophytes, macroinvertebrates and fish will be the backbone of future water management in Europe. This book describes and compares the relevant methodologies and tools, based on a large data set covering rivers in most parts of Europe. Seven sections on "Stream and River Typologies", "Linking Organism Groups", "Macrophytes and Diatoms", "Hydromorphology", "Tools for Assessing European Streams with Macroinvertebrates", "Intercalibration and Comparison" and "Errors and Uncertainty in Bioassessment Methods" with altogether 36 articles provide scientists and water managers with a unique insight into background and application of state-of-the-art monitoring tools.

Reprinted from HYDROBIOLOGIA volume 566, 2006.


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