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БДС EN 16772:2016

Water quality - Guidance on methods for sampling invertebrates in the hyporheic zone of rivers

Jun 16, 2016

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90.93     Feb 9, 2022

90.00    Feb 9, 2027



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This European Standard provides guidance on methods for sampling invertebrates in the hyporheic zone of wadable rivers. It describes each method, including details of the equipment involved and its use in the field. Guidance is given on developing a sampling strategy and selecting an appropriate survey technique for the purpose of investigation.
NOTE Benthic macroinvertebrate sampling is covered by other published standards (see Bibliography). Selected literature with references in support of this document is given in the Bibliography.

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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 16772:2016
90.93 Standard confirmed
Feb 9, 2022

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Adopted from EN 16772:2016