Research and analysis

Sampling littoral diatoms in lakes or ecological status assessments: a literature review

This review summarises the existing literature and provides a theoretical basis plus practical recommendations for sampling littoral phytobenthos from UK standing waters.

Documents

Sampling littoral diatoms in lakes or ecological status assessments: a literature review (Science Report SC030103/SR1)

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Sampling littoral diatoms in lakes or ecological status assessments: a literature review (Science Summary SC030103/SS1)

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The project has resulted in the production of a number of diatom indices for use in water monitoring programmes, which, in turn, led to the development of standard methods for the collection and analysis of material throughout Europe.

Published 1 August 2005