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Title: Sampling Littoral Diatoms in Lakes for Ecological Status Assessments: a Literature Review
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: Environment Agency Project ID:EAPRJOUT_1427, Representation ID: 483, Object ID: 2582; EAPRJOUT_1525, Representation ID: 528, Object ID: 2663
The Water Framework Directive has created a statutory obligation for EU Member States to monitor phytobenthos in lakes. Although there has been a considerable amount of work using phytobenthos to monitor river water quality in Europe, there is much less on the use of phytobenthos in lakes. This review summarises the existing literature and provides a theoretical basis plus practical recommendations for sampling littoral phytobenthos from UK standing waters.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Subject Keywords: PhytobenthosWater Framework DirectiveLakesSamplingDiatomsLittoral zoneLiterature studyWater reservoirs
Taxonomic Keywords: Bacillariophyceae
Extent: 31
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