Links between ecotoxicology, biomonitoring and water chemistry in the integration of water quality into environmental flow assessments.

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dc.contributor.author Palmer, CG
dc.contributor.author Scherman, PA
dc.contributor.author Muller, WJ
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:29:33Z
dc.date.issued 2003-01
dc.identifier.citation Rivers Research and Applications, 2003, 19 (5-6), pp. 1 - 11
dc.identifier.issn 1535-1459
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/3655
dc.description.abstract Aquatic organisms have physico-chemical as well as flow habitat requirements. There are three main kinds of data which are useful in quantifying these requirements: chemical data which describe in-stream chemical conditions; ecotoxicity data which describe the tolerances of organisms and their in-stream responses to changing chemical concentrations; and biomonitoring data which describe the distribution and composition of communities. However, it is only by linking these data that organism requirements can be adequately elucidated and translated into resource quality objectives. This paper describes the methods for linking these data and their application in the integration of water quality into environmental flow assessments and the assessment of the water quality Reserve. A case study is presented to demonstrate the methodology.
dc.publisher John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
dc.title Links between ecotoxicology, biomonitoring and water chemistry in the integration of water quality into environmental flow assessments.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Rivers Research and Applications
dc.journal.volume 5-6
dc.journal.volume 19
dc.journal.number 5-6 en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 11 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Water & Environmental Resource Mgmnt en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0907 Environmental Engineering
dc.for 0502 Environmental Science and Management
dc.personcode 995263
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Environmental Science and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords water quality biomonitoring toxicology site-specific environmental flow assessments ecological reserve Breede River en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history Uncategorised (ID: 363)


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