Research and analysis

Alternative methods for the biological classification of rivers

An overview of approaches to bioassessment of rivers.


Alternative Methods for the Biological Classification of Rivers

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The changing nature of river management, recent research developments and environmental legislation combine to present the need and opportunity to review contemporary methods of biological classification of river quality. This report is based on an extensive review of published literature, returns from a widely circulated questionnaire and information from personal interviews and unpublished reports.

Published 1 January 1999