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A Benthic Community Index for streams in the Northern Lakes and Forests Ecoregion

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A Benthic Community Index for streams in the Northern Lakes and Forests Ecoregion; 2003; Article; Journal; Ecological Indicators; Butcher, Jason T.; Stewart, Paul M.; Simon, Thomas P.

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Encompassing the northern glaciated section of the Midwest United States, the Northern Lakes and Forests Ecoregion is characterized by mixed conifer and deciduous forests and wetlands. Sites were randomly selected in the ecoregion using the Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program designed to develop an index of biotic integrity for wadeable streams. Macroinvertebrates were sampled during the fall of 1998 and 1999 using a multi-habitat, composite-sample method. Two hundred forty-six invertebrate taxa in 97 families were collected from 94 sites. Ten of 42 candidate metrics satisfied metric selection criteria, including six structural metrics (number of Ephemeroptera taxa, number of Diptera taxa, [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1016/S1470-160X(03)00042-6
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journalEcological Indicators
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