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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Biological Criteria: Technical Guidance for Streams and Small Rivers.|
|Author||Gibson, G. R. ; Barbour, M. T. ; Stribling, J. B. ; Karr, J. R. ;|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Health and Ecological Criteria Div. ;Tetra Tech, Inc., Owings Mills, MD. ;Washington Univ., Seattle. Inst. for Environmental Studies.|
|Additional Subjects||Aquatic ecosystems ; Streams ; Rivers ; Environmental impact assessments ; Biological indicators ; Environmental monitoring ; Water pollution effects ; Biological communities ; Water quality management ; Environmental surveys ; Data collection ; Data analysis ; Biocriteria ; Biological criteria ; Biological integrity|
The goal of this support document is to help states make decisions and develop biocriteria for streams and small rivers. It includes a general strategy for biocriteria development, identifies steps in the process, and provides technical guidance on how to complete each step, using the experience and knowledge of existing state, regional, and national surface water programs.