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A streamlined taxonomy for the Trophic Diatom Index

This study investigates different approaches for streamlining the taxon lists used in the Trophic Diatom Index.

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A streamlined taxonomy for the Trophic Diatom Index

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This study investigates different approaches for streamlining the taxon lists used in the Trophic Diatom Index (TDI). The objective is to develop a shorter taxon list that has a similar ability to recognise the boundary between good and moderate ecological status of water bodies as the current taxon list, and to assess any implications for data precision.

Published 17 October 2012