68 Special Session - Applying the Biological Condition Gradient for Protecting Our Waters - Regional and State Experiences I

Wednesday, May 20, 2009: 2:15 PM-3:45 PM
Vandenberg B
Wayne S. Davis , Susan Jackson and Evan Hornig
2:15 PM
Introduction to the biological condition gradient
Susan Jackson, US EPA; Wayne S. Davis, US EPA; Evan Hornig, US Geological Survey
2:30 PM
Calibration of three florida biological indices using the biological condition gradient approach
Russ Frydenborg, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
2:45 PM
Development of natural condition expectations for fish communities in Minnesota rivers
R. William Bouchard Jr., Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; John Sandberg, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; Scott L. Niemela, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
3:00 PM
European water framework directive, ecological quality status and biological conditions
Christian K. Feld, University of Duisburg-Essen; Piet F. M. Verdonschot, Alterra
3:15 PM
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