Biological Monitoring of Rivers : Applications and Perspectives (Water Quality Measurements)


Biological Monitoring of Rivers : Applications and Perspectives (Water Quality Measurements)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 469 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780470863763
  • DDC分類 577.6427

Full Description

Biological monitoring of running waters is a scientifically and economically valid approach for surveys and monitoring programmes to assess the water quality. "Biological Monitoring of Rivers" is a timely, up-to-date book that includes a good number of practical how-to-do chapters. It provides an up-to-date assessment of biological water monitoring. It includes practical how-to-do chapters to help the practitioner. It provides a broad survey of methods used inside and outside the EU. It gives perspectives for future applications.

Table of Contents

Series Preface                                     ix
Preface xi
List of Contributors xiii
Section 1 The River Environment 1 (110)
Floodplains in River Ecosystems 3 (14)
Gilles Pinay
Tim Burt
Bruna Gumiero
Instream and Bankside Habitat in Rivers 17 (16)
Patrick D. Armitage
Main Features of Watercourses' Hydrodynamics 33 (14)
Paolo Scotton
Stefano De Toni
Catia Monauni
Riverine Fish Assemblages in Temperate 47 (24)
Lorenzo Tancioni
Michele Scardi
Stefano Cataudella
Aquatic Macroinvertebrates 71 (18)
Javier Alha-Tercedor
Macrophytes and Algae in Running Waters 89 (22)
Georg Janauer
Martin Dokulil
Section 2 Biological Monitoring of Rivers 111 (150)
River Monitoring and Assessment Methods 113 (22)
Based on Macroinvertebrates
Niels De Pauw
Wim Gabriels
Peter L. M. Goethals
Monitoring Methods Based on Fish 135 (20)
Michele Scardi
Lorenzo Tancioni
Stefano Cataudella
Monitoring Methods Based on Algae and 155 (16)
Jean Prygiel
Jacques Haury
Organization of Biological Monitoring in 171 (32)
the European Union
Laura Mancini
Biomonitoring in North American Rivers: A 203 (26)
Comparison of Methods Used for Benthic
Macroinvertebrates in Canada and the United
James L. Carter
Vincent H. Resh
David M. Rosenberg
Trefor B. Reynoldson
Biological Monitoring of Rivers and 229 (12)
European Water Legislation
Ana Cristina Cardoso
Angelo Giuseppe Solimini
Guido Premazzi
Ecotoxicological Experiments in River 241 (20)
Pollution Assessment
Daren M. Carlisle
William H. Clements
Section 3 Various Experiences in Biological 261 (106)
Monitoring of Alpine Rivers: The Italian 263 (14)
Francesca Ciutti
Giovanna Flaim
Biological Monitoring of North European 277 (18)
Leonard Sandin
Nikolai Friberg
Biological Monitoring of Mediterranean 295 (32)
Rivers with Special Reference to Greece
Konstantinos C. Gritzalis
Biological Monitoring of Running Waters in 327 (24)
Eastern and Central European Countries
(Former Communist Block)
Jan Helesic
Key Features of Bioassessment Development 351 (16)
in the United States of America
Michael T. Barbour
Jereon Gerritsen
Section 4 New Tools and Strategies for River 367 (94)
Ecology Evaluation
Monitoring Experiences from Downunder: The 369 (14)
Importance of Deciding a priori What
Constitutes a Significant Environmental
Barbara J. Downes
The Predictive Modelling Approach to 383 (18)
Biomonitoring: Taking River Quality
Assessment Forward
John F. Murphy
John Davy-Bowker
A New Approach to Evaluating Fluvial 401 (18)
Functioning (FFI): Towards a Landscape
Maurizio Siligardi
Cristina Cappelletti
Planning to Integrate Urban and Ecological 419 (16)
Processes: A Case Involving Fluvial
Corrado Diamantini
Beyond Biological Monitoring: An Integrated 435 (26)
Piet F. M. Verdonschot
Index 461