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Lake and Reservoir Bioassessment and Biocriteria: Technical Guidance Document


Lake and Reservoir Bioassessment and Biocriteria Technical Guidance Document, (EPA 841-B-98-007)

This EPA guidance document provides a tool to assist lake managers in using scientifically valid, practical biological assessment in the management of the Nation's lakes and reservoirs. The guidance was developed based on the experiences of existing state, regional and national lake monitoring programs, some of which are cited in case studies throughout the document.

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