Water quality assessments: A guide to the use of biota, sediments and water in environmental monitoring, 2nd ed.
Edited by Deborah Chapman
This second edition of a highly successful guide has been completely updated to take in the latest developments in strategies and methodologies. It gives comprehensive and practical advice on designing and setting up monitoring programmes to obtain valid data for water quality assessment in all types of freshwater bodies.
Water Quality Assessments
- provides key information for all agencies and individuals responsible for water quality;
- is an essential aid for anyone involved in setting up a water quality assessment programme, or in studying the subject as part of their course;
- addresses the key recommendations of Agenda 21 of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development.
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Forewords to the first and second editions, Summary and scope, Acknowledgements, Abbreviations
Chapter 1. An introduction to water quality
Chapter 2. Strategies for water quality assessment
Chapter 3. Selection of water quality variables
Chapter 4. The use of particulate material
Chapter 5. The use of biological material
Chapter 6. Rivers
Chapter 7. Lakes
Chapter 8. Reservoirs
Chapter 9. Groundwater
Chapter 10. Data handling and presentation
Appendix 10.1. Basic design for sampling programme
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ISBN 0 419 21590 5 (HB) 0 419 21600 6 (PB)
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