The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

Editor(s): Philippe Quevauviller, Ulrich Borchers, Clive Thompson, Tristan Simonart

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470518366

Online ISBN: 9780470716090

DOI: 10.1002/9780470716090

Series Editor(s): Philippe Quevauviller

About this Book

  • Deals with new EC legislation - the Water Framework Directive; the main driver within Europe for groundwater monitoring which addresses integrated water resource management across 27 different countries
  • Provides comprehensive approach and guidance on the theoretical and practical aspects for implementing the directive
  • Edited by EC representatives involved in the setting up of the framework, along with colleagues in various water institutions who have the task of implementing the legislation
  • Part of the Water Quality Measurement Series

Table of contents

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  1. Section 1: General WFD Monitoring Features

    1. Chapter 3

      The Monitoring of Ecological Status of European Freshwaters (pages 29–60)

      Angelo G. Solimini, Ana Cristina Cardoso, Jacob Carstensen, Gary Free, Anna-Stiina Heiskanen, Niels Jepsen, Peeter Nõoges, Sandra Poikane and Wouter van de Bund

  2. Section 2: Case Studies on Monitoring Different Aquatic Environments under the WFD

  3. Section 3: Analytical Tools in Support of WFD Monitoring

    1. Chapter 9

      Diagnostic Water Quality Instruments for Use in the European Water Framework Directive (pages 153–162)

      J. L. Maas, C. A. Schipper, R. A. E. Knoben, M. J. van den Heuvel-Greve, P. J. den Besten and P. G-J. de Maagd

  4. Section 4: Modelling Tools in Support of WFD Monitoring

    1. Chapter 10

      Joint Modelling and Monitoring of Aquatic Ecosystems (pages 163–180)

      J. C. Refsgaard, L. F. Jørgensen, A. L. Højberg, C. Demetriou, G. Onorati and G. Brandt

  5. Section 5: Hydrogeological Components and Groundwater Status

  6. Section 6: Sediment Monitoring

  7. Section 7: Risk Assessment Linked to Monitoring

    1. Chapter 17

      River Basin Risk Assessment Linked to Monitoring and Management (pages 271–285)

      Jos Brils, Damia Barceló, Winfried E. H. Blum, Werner Brack, Bob Harris, Dietmar Müller, Philippe Négrel, Vala Ragnarsdottir, Wim Salomons, Thomas Track and Joop Vegter

    2. Chapter 19

      Assessment of Metal Bioavailability and Natural Background Levels – WFD Monitoring from the Perspective of Metals Industry (pages 299–312)

      Patrick Van Sprang, Katrien Delbeke, Lidia Regoli, Hugo Waeterschoot, Frank Van Assche, William Adams, Delphine Haesaerts, Claire Mattelet, Andy Bush, Lynette Chung and Violaine Verougstraete

    3. Chapter 20

      Freshwater Ecosystem Responses to Climate Change: The Euro-Limpacs Project (pages 313–354)

      Richard W. Battarbee, Martin Kernan, David M. Livingstone, Uli Nickus, Piet Verdonschot, Daniel Hering, Brian Moss, Richard F. Wright, Chris D. Evans, Joan O. Grimalt, Richard K. Johnson, Edward Maltby, Conor Linstead and Richard A. Skeffington

  8. Section 8: Ensuring Data Quality

    1. Chapter 22

      Data Quality Assurance of Sediment Monitoring (pages 371–386)

      Ulrich Förstner, Susanne Heise, Wolfgang Ahlf and Bernard Westrich

  9. Section 9: Reporting Requirements

  10. Section 10: Conclusions

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