Chapter 22. Data Quality Assurance of Sediment Monitoring

  1. Philippe Quevauviller4,5,
  2. Ulrich Borchers6,
  3. Clive Thompson7 and
  4. Tristan Simonart8
  1. Ulrich Förstner1,
  2. Susanne Heise2,
  3. Wolfgang Ahlf3 and
  4. Bernard Westrich

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch22

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

How to Cite

Förstner, U., Heise, S., Ahlf, W. and Westrich, B. (2008) Data Quality Assurance of Sediment Monitoring, 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.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

    IWW Water Research Centre, Germany

  4. 7

    Alcontrol Laboratories, South Yorkshire, UK

  5. 8

    Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hamburg University of Technology, Dept. of Environmental Science and Technology, Eissendorfer Str. 40, 21071 Hamburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Consulting Centre for Integrated Sediment Management at the TUHH, Eissendorferstr. 40, 21071 Hamburg, Germany

  3. 3

    TUHH, Institute of Environmental Technology and Energy Economics, Eissendorferstr. 40, 21073 Hamburg, Germany

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 Quevauviller4,5

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

    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:

  • European Water Framework Directive (WFD);
  • sediment monitoring data quality assurance;
  • particulate matter monitoring in rivers;
  • quality control traceability concept;
  • potential biological impact monitoring;
  • CTT - ‘chemistry-toxicity test’;
  • chemical and hydrological data combination;
  • risk assessment and monitoring objectives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Particulate Matter Monitoring in Rivers

  • Treatment of Uncertainties in Sediment Analyses

  • Conclusions and Recommendations

  • List of Abbreviations

  • References