Benthic macroinvertebrate sampling: an indicator of water quality in Maryland coastal streams.

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dc.contributor.author Frost, Julia A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-14T22:29:56Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-14T22:29:56Z
dc.date.issued 1995 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/54597
dc.description.abstract The water quality of three coastal streams in Maryland are evaluated using HIlsenfhoff's Family Biotic Index (FBI). Water chemistry, and the percent development are correlated with FBI levels, total taxa number, EPT, and diversity in the three streams. In summer conditions, the FBI was slightly higher in the developed watershed stream, the Tall Oaks stream, than it was in the undeveloped watershed stream, the Belt Woods stream. In the slightly larger Church Road stream, that runs through a primarily agricultural watershed, the FBI was lower. Summer percent EPT levels were found to be much lower than percent EPT level observed in the Belt Woods stream during a previous study done in the fall of 1994. This may be correlated with the presence of a Capniidae stonefly that goes into diapause during the summer months. en_US
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dc.subject Streams en_US
dc.subject.other STREAMS en_US
dc.subject.other WATER en_US
dc.subject.other QUALITY en_US
dc.subject.other BIOMONITORING en_US
dc.subject.other BENTHIC en_US
dc.subject.other MACROINVERTEBRATES en_US
dc.subject.other INVERTEBRATES en_US
dc.subject.other INDICATOR en_US
dc.subject.other SPECIES en_US
dc.subject.other POLLUTION en_US
dc.subject.other CHEMISTRY en_US
dc.title Benthic macroinvertebrate sampling: an indicator of water quality in Maryland coastal streams. en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Natural Resource and Environment en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Biological Station, University of Michigan en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
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dc.owningcollname Biological Station, University of Michigan (UMBS)
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