Air Pollution and Freshwater Ecosystems: Sampling, Analysis, and Quality Assurance

1st Edition

Timothy J Sullivan, Alan T. Herlihy, James R. Webb

CRC Press
Published June 8, 2018
Reference - 346 Pages
ISBN 9781138747562 - CAT# K32571


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  • Supplies practical hands-on recommendations for water quality investigation
  • Covers all major aspects of water quality study, including field sampling, laboratory measurements, quality assurance and quality control, data analysis, and sampling of aquatic biota
  • Integrates knowledge of whole watershed systems
  • Provides detailed description of how to design a field study that is linked to needs and research questions


A practical book for professionals who rely on water quality data for decision making, this book is based on three decades experience of three highly published water and watershed resource professionals. It focuses on the analysis of air pollution sensitive waters and the consequent effects associated with soil and water acidification, nutrient-N enrichment, or the effects of atmospherically deposited toxic substances. It also covers lake zooplankton and/or stream macroinvertebrate biomonitors. Explanations of the reasons behind various recommendations provide readers with the tools needed to alter recommended protocols to match particular study needs and budget.

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