Title: The AQEM river assessment program ASTERICS: A calculation program designed to assess the Ecological Quality of stream types in European countries based on macroinvertebrate taxa lists 
Resource Type: software --> decision support tools 
Country: EU Projects 
Language(s): English
Year: 2006 
Availability: AQEM Software S1 
Producers or distributor AQEM Consortium 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Web link for product information: http://www.aqem.de/products/history_text.htm  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Ecological
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Water
Groundwater protection-->Groundwater protection overview
Water and sanitation-->Water and sanitation Overview
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
Short description: AQEM enables water managers to assess the Ecological Quality of streams with benthic macroinvertebrates using a system, which fulfils the demands of the Water Framework Directive. 
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: 03/01/2007

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