Benthic Macroinvertebrate Biological Monitoring Protocols for Rivers and Streams: 2001 Revision
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|Author(s)||Plotnikoff, R. and C. Wiseman|
|Description||This document describes the Washington State Department of Ecology's Freshwater Ambient Biological Assessment Program. Outlined within the document are: (1) the sampling design, (2) site selection process, (3) field implementation, (4) laboratory processing of data, and (5) analysis and interpretation of data. The document also includes all of the elements necessary to serve as a Quality Assurance Project Plan for biological monitoring.
Field operations remain consistent with previous work (Plotnikoff 1992; 1994; 1998; 1999; Plotnikoff and Ehinger 1997). Relative to the original protocols document (Plotnikoff 1994), this revision provides additional detail for field operations, sub-sampling procedures, and data analysis procedures.
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