Biological Assessments and Criteria: Crucial Components of Water Quality Programs
|EPA Number: ||822F02006|
|Date of Publication:||July, 2002|
|Audience||concerned citizens, industry|
Bioassessments are the tool for measuring biological condition and serve three primary functions: Screening or initial assessment of conditions, Characterization of impairment and diagnosis , and Trend monitoring to evaluate improvements or further degradation.