Finalizing the Chesapeake Bay Health Index (BHI) Part 1: Water Quality Index Part 2: Biotic Index. Bill Dennison Ben Longstaff, Michael Williams, Claire Buchanan, Roberto Llans ó , and Peter Bergstrom On behalf of the Tidal Monitoring and Analysis Workgroup (TMAW) & the
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Ben Longstaff, Michael Williams, Claire Buchanan, Roberto Llansó, and Peter Bergstrom
On behalf of the
Tidal Monitoring and Analysis Workgroup (TMAW)
Living Resources Analysis Workgroup (LivRAW)
2002 – low flow year
Water Quality Index
2003 – high flow year
Location of Benthic monitoring probability-based sites in 2005
Metric Scoring System
Do we agree with the proposed approach for assessing compliance for each of the three indicators (Aquatic grass, BIBI, PIBI)?
Do we agree that Biotic index is determined as the average of the 3 compliance estimates