Title: Reference biocoenoses and deviations: structure and tools for description 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: EU Projects 
Year: 2002 
Availability: AQEM Report R2 
Author 1/Producer: AQEM 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.aqem.de/ftp/2nd_deliverable.zip  
Format (e.g. PDF): Zipped File 
Size: (e.g. 20mb) 1.2 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Groundwater protection-->Groundwater protection overview
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
 
Short description: This report aims • to describe the tools for data evaluation and the investigation of reference biocoenoses and deviations, in particular the Data Input Program, the taxalist and the autecological background information; • to describe criteria used in selecting reference sites and strategies for selecting degraded sites; • to outline the general structure of the data on reference biocoenoses and deviations; • to describe preliminary reference biocoenoses and deviations for selected stream types. 
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