||Role and Design of Water Quality Monitoring on Forested Watersheds.
Chen, Y. D. ;
Rasmussen, T. C. ;
||Georgia Univ., Athens. School of Forest Resources.;Environmental Research Lab., Athens, GA.
Water quality management ;
Forest management ;
Nonpoint sources ;
Federal region IV ;
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The role of water quality monitoring is important for resolving issues related to the selection of Best Management Practices for silvicultural nonpoint source pollution control. Water quality monitoring provides direct information related to the suitability of various management options and to the simulation of water quality processes. In addition to the traditional physical and chemical parameters, the monitoring should focus on other environmental and biological indicators of ecosystem structure and function. A framework for designing water quality monitoring systems is presented that includes the special conditions exhibited by forested watersheds.