Water Quality Assessments: A guide to the use of biota, sediments and water in environmental monitoring, Second Edition
Deborah V Chapman
CRC Press, Nov 1, 2002 - Architecture - 648 pages
This guidebook, now thoroughly updated and revised in its second edition, gives comprehensive advice on the designing and setting up of monitoring programmes for the purpose of providing valid data for water quality assessments in all types of freshwater bodies. It is clearly and concisely written in order to provide the essential information for all agencies and individuals responsible for the water quality.
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