Palmer, Margaret A. (2001) An approach to the use of macrophytes for monitoring standing waters. Freshwater Forum, 16, pp. 82-90.
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Under the EC Water Framework Directive (WFD), each Member State is required to devise a comprehensive national monitoring programme for surface waters, incorporating hydromorphological, physico-chemical and biological elements. This paper describes one aspect of the biota - the macrophyte flora - to classify standing waters and to monitor their water quality. The evolution of this method is described and suggestions for its future development are made.
|Title:||An approach to the use of macrophytes for monitoring standing waters|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Freshwater Forum|
|Page Range:||pp. 82-90|
|Issuing Agency:||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Dystrophic lakes; Environmental legislation; Environmental monitoring; Eutrophic lakes; Macrophytes; Oligotrophic lakes; Trophic structure; Water policy|
|Depositing User:||Hardy B Schwamm|
|Date Deposited:||26 Nov 2010 12:35|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 16:09|
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