Title: Experiences with different stream assessment methods and outlines of an integrated method for assessing streams using benthic macroinvertebrates 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: EU Projects 
Year: 2002 
Availability: AQEM Report R3 
Author 1/Producer: AQEM 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.aqem.de/ftp/3rd_deliverable.zip  
Format (e.g. PDF): Zipped File 
Size: (e.g. 20mb) 1.03 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Groundwater protection-->Groundwater protection overview
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
Short description: Description of stream assessment methods with benthic macroinvertebrates in general and the development process of the AQEM assessment procedure. This report aims: • to present the database, which has been generated in AQEM; • to present different approaches how to develop an assessment system with the AQEM data based on examples from Austria, Germany, Italy and Sweden; • to outline the future system; • to present a rough functional design for the AQEM computer program (deliverable 4), which will be the main tool for implementing the AQEM method. 
Link to Project(s): AQEM Development and Testing of an Integrated Assessment System for the Ecological Quality of Streams and Rivers Throughout Europe Using Benthic Macroinvertebrates
Submitted By: Martin Bittens WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 27/03/2007

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