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River habitat survey guidance manual

How to do river habitat surveys to assess rivers and streams.


How to do river habitat surveys

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River habitat surveys characterise and assess the features of freshwater rivers and streams.

This document shows you how to do the survey. It includes pictures so the file size is large and may be slow to download.

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Published 1 January 2013
Last updated 12 October 2017 + show all updates
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