This report addresses a lack of standardisation in the sampling methods used to collect deep river reference samples in the RIVPACS predictive models.
This is part of our Good Practice Guidance for Invertebrates, produced by Paul Lee.
Reference: Davy-Bowker J, Jones JI & Murphy JF (2014). Standardisation of RIVPACS for deep rivers: Phase I – deriving a standard approach to deep river sampling. Environment Agency, Bristol.