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Biological Monitoring of Aquatic Systems

Edited By: SL Loeb and A Spacie

400 pages, Illus, figs, tabs, maps

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32593 | ISBN: 0873719107
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Discusses the use of biological monitoring to evaluate the health of aquatic resources.


Contents

Introduction An Ecological Context for Biological Monitoring, S.L. Loeb Background and Perspective Historical Perspective and Future Direction of Biological Monitoring of Aquatic Systems, H.B.N. Hynes What are the Requirements for an Effective Biomonitor? R. Patrick European Perspective on Biological Monitoring, P.F. Ghetti and O. Ravera Experimental Design The Statistical Validity of Biomonitoring Data , J. Cairns, Jr. and E.P. Smith Implementation of Large-Scale Stream Monitoring Efforts: Sampling Design and Data Analysis Issues, L.L. Conquest, S.C. Ralph, and R.J. Naiman Spatial and Temporal Variation in Biological Monitoring Data, A.J. Stewart and J.M. Loar Use of Ecoregions in Biological Monitoring, R.M. Hughes, S.A. Heiskary, W.J. Matthews, and C.O. Yoder Community Response Bioassessment and Analysis of Functional Organization of Running Water Ecosystems, K.W. Cummins Biodiversity, Biomonitoring, and the Structure of Stream Fish Communities, P.B. Moyle Using Benthic Macroinvertebrate Community Structure for Rapid, Cost-Effective, Water Quality Monitoring: Rapid Bioassessment, D.R. Lenat and M.T. Barbour Landscape Position, Scaling, and the Spatial Temporal Variability of Ecological Parameters: Considerations for Biological Monitoring, T.K. Kratz, J.J. Magnuson, T.M. Frost, B.J. Benson, and S.R. Carpenter Paleoreconstruction of the Environmental Status of Aquatic Systems, D.F. Charles, J.P. Smol, and D.R. Engstrom Program Considerations Biological Monitoring in the Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program, S.G. Paulson and R.A. Linthurst Design Considerations for Biological Components of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program, M.E. Gurtz Conclusion Biological Monitoring: Challenges for the Future, J.R. Karr

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