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ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT - GREAT RIVER ECOSYSTEMS PROGRAM (EMAP-GRE) GREAT RIVER ECOSYSTEMS FIELD OPERATIONS MANUAL

Citation:

ANGRADI, T. R., B. SCHWEIGER, B. H. HILL, D. W. BOLGRIEN, J. M. LAZORCHAK, E. B. EMERY, T. M. JICHA, J. A. THOMAS, D. J. KLENN, S. A. PETERSON, D. WALTERS, B. R. JOHNSON, AND M. BAGLEY. ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT - GREAT RIVER ECOSYSTEMS PROGRAM (EMAP-GRE) GREAT RIVER ECOSYSTEMS FIELD OPERATIONS MANUAL. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-06/002, 2006.

Impact/Purpose:

The purpose of this manual is to document field procedures and provide detailed instructions on how to perform field sampling for the Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program for Great River Ecosystems (EMAP-GRE).

Description:

This manual describes procedures for collecting samples and field measurements for biotic assemblages and abiotic characteristics of the Great Rivers of the Central Basin of the United States: the Missouri, Upper Mississippi, and Ohio Rivers. In addition to the technical and logistic aspects of field operations, this manual emphasizes health and safety considerations, data quality assurance (QA), and information management (IM). Not included in this manual are laboratory protocols, sample-design details, or protocols for data analysis or interpretation.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Product Published Date: 03/02/2006
Record Last Revised: 04/06/2007
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 150164

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LABORATORY

MID-CONTINENT ECOLOGY DIVISION

ECOTOXICOLOGY ANALYSIS RESEARCH