Book 2010

Conservation Monitoring in Freshwater Habitats

A Practical Guide and Case Studies

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-9277-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-9278-7 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Setting the scene

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Conservation Monitoring in Freshwater Habitats: An Introduction

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      Pages 15-21

      Options for Planning Management

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      Pages 23-29

      The Water Framework Directive and the Habitats and Birds Directives

  3. Biological Indicators for Freshwater Habitats

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 32-32

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      Pages 33-44

      Freshwater Mammals as Indicators of Habitat Condition

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      Pages 45-52

      Waterbirds as Bioindicators of Environmental Conditions

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      Pages 53-62

      Monitoring Fish Populations in River SACs

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      Pages 63-72

      Assessment of Aquatic Invertebrates

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      Pages 73-83

      Riverine Plants as Biological Indicators

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      Pages 85-90

      Phytoplankton (Toxic Algae) as Biological Indicators

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      Pages 91-100

      Monitoring Biological Invasions in Freshwater Habitats

  4. Rivers: Threats and Monitoring Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 102-102

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      Pages 103-113

      Threats to River Habitats and Associated Plants and Animals

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      Pages 115-124

      The Development and Application of Mean Trophic Rank (MTR)

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      Pages 125-136

      Monitoring the Ranunculion Habitat on the River Itchen: Practical Application and Constraints

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      Pages 137-146

      Observer Variation in River Macrophyte Surveys

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      Pages 147-158

      The Implications of Observer Variation for Existing Macrophyte Recording Methods

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      Pages 159-166

      Unitisation of Protected Rivers

  5. River Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 168-168

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      Pages 169-178

      Monitoring the Ranunculion Habitat of the Western Cleddau: A Case Study

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      Pages 179-191

      Monitoring of Cryphaea lamyana on the Afon Teifi SSSI/SAC: A Case Study

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      Pages 193-206

      Monitoring Sea Lamprey Petromyzon marinus Ammocoetes in SAC Rivers: A Case Study on the River Wye

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      Pages 207-218

      Monitoring Juvenile Atlantic Salmon and Sea Trout in the River Sävarån, Northern Sweden

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