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Biological indicators of water quality

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Published by Wiley in Chichester [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- Measurement -- Congresses.,
  • Water -- Microbiology -- Congresses.,
  • Indicators (Biology) -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by A. James and Lilian Evison.
    ContributionsJames, A., Evison, Lilian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD367 .B56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationca. 650 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages650
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4399772M
    ISBN 100471275905
    LC Control Number79000557

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    EPA develops water quality criteria based on the latest scientific knowledge to protect human health and aquatic life. This information serves as guidance to states and tribes in adopting water quality standards. Biological Monitoring is a newly published book whose chief aim is to provide an overview on the current knowledge of biological monitoring by evaluating the quality of ecosystems and human health. The book, edited and mostly written by Marcelo Enrique Conti, is composed of seven relatively dense chapters that deal mostly with monitoring ecosystem changes that result from environmental by: 1.

      State water quality agencies are custodians of water quality management programs under the Clean Water Act of which the protection and restoration of biological integrity in surface waters is an integral goal. However, an inappropriate reliance on chemical/physical stressor and exposure data or administrative indicators in place of the direct measurement of ecological response has led to an Cited by: DEVELOPING KEY WATER QUALITY INDICATORS FOR SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Ethan T. Smith 1 and Harry X. Zhang 2 1 Coordinator, Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable, c/o U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA 2 Senior Engineer, Parsons Corporation, Fairfax, VA ABSTRACT Agenda 21 of the UN Earth Summit on Environment and File Size: KB.


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