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VISCOUS: Taking account of spatial variability in water body classification

Report describing the development of a new tool to take account of spatial variation when classifying water bodies for the Water Framework Directive (WFD).

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VISCOUS: Taking account of spatial variability in water body classification

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Science summary of the development and implementation of the VISCOUS tool which accounts for spatial variation when classifying the biological quality elements in water bodies for the Water Framework Directive.

Published 1 September 2009