Diagnostic Water Quality Instruments for Use in the European Water Framework Directive

J.L. Maas*, Cor A. Schipper, R.A.E. Knoben, Martine J. Van Den Heuvel-Greve, Piet J. Den Besten, P.G.J. De Maagd

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Water Framework Directive
Subtitle of host publicationEcological and Chemical Status Monitoring
EditorsPhilippe Quevauviller, Ulrich Borchers, Clive Thompson, Tristan Simonart
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780470716090
ISBN (Print)9780470518366
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2008


  • 'Good ecological and chemical status' (GES and GCS)
  • Diagnostic instrument - conceptual framework
  • Diagnostic water quality instruments
  • Driver, Pressure, State, Impact and Response (DPSIR) framework
  • DWQI a 'living instrument'
  • DWQI diagnostic tools
  • Substances, hydrology, morphology and species

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