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Title: River Wissey investigations : linking hydrology and ecology : main report part 2
Author: G.E. Petts
Author: M.A. Bickerton
Document Type: Monograph
This second part of the Main Report describes the results of field surveys of the River Wissey and ten other Anglian rivers, and the analysis of these results. This Report has three main aims: i) To describe in detail the relationships between macroinvertebrates, habitat and flows on the River Wissey and assess the efficiency of macroinvertebrates as habitat describers; ii) To assess the transferability of taxa-habitat preference functions developed for the River Wissey to other chalk streams; and iii) To develop a methodology for field surveying, sample processing and data analysis which may be applied to other chalk stream sites in order to gain the optimum amount of information on the relationship between the macroin vertebrate fauna, habitat quality and flows.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Peterborough
Extent: 17
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