5 Bioassessment I

Monday, May 18, 2009: 1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Imperial Ballroom
John Van Sickle
1:30 PM
River water quality assessment in selected Yangtze tributaries: Method development and application
Sonja C. Jähnig, University of Duisburg-Essen; Daniel Hering, University of Duisburg-Essen; Fengqing Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Deep Narayan Shah, Hindu Kush Himalayan Benthological Society; Ram Devi T. Shah, Hindu Kush Himalayan Benthological Society; Qinghua Cai, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1:45 PM
Monte Carlo simulations for the determination of the acceptable subsampling simplification
Gabriela Stastna, CTU in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering; David Stransky, CTU in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering; Ivana Kabelkova, CTU in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering
2:15 PM
Does assessment of taxonomic completeness protect threatened species of river macroinvertebrates?
Jukka Aroviita, University of Jyväskylä; Heikki Mykrä, Finnish Environment Institute; Heikki Hämäläinen, University of Jyväskylä
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Correlated metrics generally yield a multimetric index with inferior performance
John Van Sickle, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
3:00 PM
Invertebrate drift and colonization processes in a tropical Andean stream
Blanca Ríos, University of Barcelona Freswater Ecology and Management Group /Universidad San Francisco de Quito Lab. de Ecología Acuática; Andrea C. Encalada, Universidad San Francisco de Quito/ Universidade de Coimbra: IMAR, Institute of Marine and Aquatic Research; Narcís Prat, Universitat de Barcelona
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