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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 April 2003
...M. Munawar; I. F. Munawar; R. Dermott; O. E. Johannssen; D. Lynn; S. F. Munawar; H. Niblock An assessment of the aquatic ecosystem health of Fathom Five National Marine Park was carried out in an integrated fashion by applying a multi-trophic suite of structural and functional techniques to...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (3): 248–266.
Published: 01 July 2013
... mapping of nearshore conditions. Within the last decade, we have applied a strategy of towing along the coastline in all five US/Canadian Laurentian Great Lakes. We have developed confidence in the strategy's ability to assess the entire nearshore region comprehensively and efficiently. This article...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 435–447.
Published: 01 January 1999
...A. Volpi Ghirardini; T. Birkemeyer; A. Arizzi Novelli; E. Delaney; B. Pavoni; P.F. Ghetti Abstract Recent research trends in sediment quality assessment have demonstrated the need for an integrated approach which combines chemical characterisation with biological effects evaluation, both in the...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (3): 379–386.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of the environmental benefits with respect to remediation of the Venice lagoon. Aquatic EcosY.stem Health & Management Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 3 (2000) 379-386 www.elsevier.com/locate/aquech An integrated approach to assess the benthic quality after sediment capping in Venice lagoon...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2011) 14 (4): 356–375.
Published: 01 October 2011
... coastal wetlands, and (4) a non-metric multidimensional scaling for wetland plants corresponding to a cumulative stress index. These biotic measures serve as useful indicators of the ecological condition of the Lake Superior coast; collectively, they provide a baseline assessment of selected biological...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1998) 1 (1): 63–74.
Published: 01 January 1998
...T.P. Simon; P.M. Stewart Abstract Using a newly modified index of biotic integrity for assessing biological integrity of fish communities in dunal, palustrine wetlands, we assessed the non-point source influence of an industrial landfill on the Grand Calumet Lagoons. The landfill is primarily an...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2011) 14 (1): 104–113.
Published: 28 February 2011
... criteria for the identification of ecologically significant areas and habitat, degraded areas, ecologically significant species, depleted or rare species, conservation objectives and ecological indicators to assess the status of ecosystem components. The rationale for integrated management in the Bay of...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (4): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Guy Jobbins In order to assess how stakeholder interactions affect local coastal governance in North Africa, 70 in-depth semi-structured interviews with 88 subjects were conducted across two sites in Morocco and Tunisia. Using Kooiman's socio-political theory of governance as an analytical...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2019) 22 (1): 15–29.
Published: 02 January 2019
...Juliana Pomari; Douglas D. Kane; Rosa A. R. Ferreira; Marcos G. Nogueira We developed and validated a Planktonic Index of Biotic Integrity for subtropical reservoirs to assess their ecosystem health. For this purpose, we analyzed the phytoplankton and zooplankton communities and determined...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 April 2003
... anthropogenic stressors (e.g., specific types of effluent) is required to improve regulatory guidelines. P1: GTJ TJ734-11 TJ-AEM.cls May 20, 2003 14:24 Integrating mesocosm experiments with field and laboratory studies to generate Weight-of-Evidence risk assessments for ecosystem health Kevin J. Cash,1 Joseph...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (3): 407–418.
Published: 01 January 2000
...T.P. Simon; R. Jankowski; C. Morris Abstract We developed an index of biotic integrity (IBI) based on crayfish, fish, and amphibian assemblages to assess vernal ponds and palustrine wetland habitats of less than 5 ha along the southern shore of Lake Michigan. We found that the modified IBI based on...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2005) 8 (4): 397–403.
Published: 01 October 2005
... affecting watersheds are initiated ( Alexander et al., 2000 ). Therefore there is an obvious need for finding the appropriate tools for monitoring, assessing and managing the ecological integrity of this type of stream. Meyer (1997) suggested that the rate of recovery from disturbance (e.g., after a...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (3): 352–361.
Published: 03 July 2018
...John Stille; Namrata Shrestha; Ralph Toninger; Carissa MacKenzie; Andrew Ramesbottom; Joel Smith Ecosystem restoration planning requires an integrated approach considering many components of the natural system when prioritizing where and what to restore. Toronto and Region Conservation Authority...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (4): 464–472.
Published: 01 December 2012
... (>1 to 5 years) were included ( Table 1 ), were used to assess fish community health. The final fish biomass output from Ecopath was used to estimate Minns et al.'s ( 1994 ) index of biotic integrity (IBI) and compared to the delisting target ( Table 2 ). The benthic community in Ecopath was divided...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (3): 327–332.
Published: 01 September 2006
... periods can not be reconciled through traditional scattered methods of management; the only solution is through integrated management of water resources in river basins. This paper starts by analyzing the progressing course and problems of water resources management in river basins in China and abroad...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (3): 357–364.
Published: 01 September 2006
... integrated with decision tree method to predict possible P. globosa blooms by using the available chemical and biological data. The results of the case study at station Noordwijk 70 were shown to be comparable to the field observations. The research demonstrated that for algal blooms forecasting, an...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (2): 163–172.
Published: 01 June 2002
... for detecting and mapping effluent discharges into rivers and estuaries. Video remote sensing could be used for environmental monitoring by government agencies, managers, planners, and others making decisions about land and water use, disposition, and development. Assessing freshwater inflows to the...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2019) 22 (3): 329–341.
Published: 03 July 2019
... contrast to the prior half century where little cross-jurisdictional management was reported. Our analyses based on meeting attendance and coded discussions at the meetings demonstrated that three ecosystem-based management perspectives were discussed prior to 1972 (ecological integrity, hierarchical...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2011) 14 (3): 298–304.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Xianhua Guo; Shenghui Cui; Tao Lin; Yu Song To protect the endangered Chinese White Dolphins in Xiamen coastal waters, an ecological risk assessment was made. This assessment was based on an evaluation framework using the Driver-Pressure-State-Impact-Response method, integrated with the guidelines...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2015) 18 (2): 232–239.
Published: 03 April 2015
... using those existing data, collected for different purpose, to generate useful information derived from quantitative analysis. In this article an attempt has been made to exploit those existing data for integrated quantitative assessment of fish species diversity in relation to mesohabitat...