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БДС EN 16698:2015

Water quality - Guidance on quantitative and qualitative sampling of phytoplankton from inland waters

Jan 18, 2016

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90.93     Feb 9, 2022

90.00    Feb 9, 2027



European Standard





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This European Standard specifies procedures for phytoplankton sampling in inland waters and describes methods of sampling techniques for phytoplankton in inland waters (e.g. rivers and channels, or lakes, ponds, reservoirs and other artificial water bodies, respectively).
This European Standard gives guidance for sampling of phytoplankton for qualitative and quantitative limnological investigations and monitoring of water quality, e.g. ecological status.

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When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy (substitutes Directive Reference 01/991 - Common Position on WFD)

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БДС EN 16698:2015
90.93 Standard confirmed
Feb 9, 2022

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Adopted from EN 16698:2015