Chapter 2. Chemical Monitoring of Surface Waters

  1. Philippe Quevauviller3,4,
  2. Ulrich Borchers5,
  3. Clive Thompson6 and
  4. Tristan Simonart7
  1. Peter Lepom1 and
  2. Georg Hanke2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch2

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

How to Cite

Lepom, P. and Hanke, G. (2008) Chemical Monitoring of Surface Waters, in The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring (eds P. Quevauviller, U. Borchers, C. Thompson and T. Simonart), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

  3. 5

    IWW Water Research Centre, Germany

  4. 6

    Alcontrol Laboratories, South Yorkshire, UK

  5. 7

    Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    German Federal Environment Agency, Laboratory for Water Analysis, II.2.5, Bismarckplatz 1, 14193 Berlin, Germany

  2. 2

    Joint Research Centre, Institute Environment and Sustainability TP 290, via Enrico Ferni 1, 21020 Ispra (VA), Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller3,4

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518366

Online ISBN: 9780470716090

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Keywords:

  • surface water chemical monitoring;
  • Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC (WFD);
  • WFD Common Implementation Strategy (WFD CIS);
  • Chemical Monitoring Activity (CMA);
  • programme monitoring design;
  • WFD monitoring types;
  • surface water body surveillance monitoring;
  • sampling techniques and equipments;
  • Environmental Quality Standards (EQS) and whole water sample

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Design of Monitoring Programmes

  • Types of WFD Monitoring

  • Techniques for Sampling

  • Techniques for Analysis

  • Water Analysis

  • Sediment/SPM Analysis

  • Biota Analysis

  • Complementary Methods

  • Acknowledgements

  • References