SoE Guidance – Biological reporting sheets. Sheet 5: Benthic invertebrates in rivers Sheet 6: Phytoplankton in lakes Sheet 7: Macrophytes in lakes. What metrics should be reported?. Why biological data?.
Comments received from 7 countries (AT, DE, ES, FI, NL, HU, SE)
Use national assessments of ecol status (EQRs) at water body level or for each biological element
Benthic invertebrates in rivers (sheet 5)
Phytoplankton in lakes (sheet 6)
Macrophytes in lakes (sheet 7)
sum of the semi-quantitative scores
Quantile regressions showing the reduction of isoetids at Tot-P > 20 µg /L and total loss at Tot-P > 50 µg /L
New sheet? indicators: Cyanobacteria
Sheet 7Link to WFD Intercalibration of classification systems
What data should be reported?
For each site and date of sampling:
For the first reporting of the metric: