Development of an estuarine quality index based on key physical and biogeochemical features

@inproceedings{Ferreira2000DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of an estuarine quality index based on key physical and biogeochemical features},
  author={Joao Luis Gomes Ferreira},
  year={2000}
}
An index (EQUATION* Estuarine QUAlity and condiTION) is presented for integrated evaluation of estuarine quality, based on an aggregation of four di!erent components: vulnerability, measuring the physical capacity of the system to react to change, water quality, which examines trophic status and eutrophication aspects, sediment quality, which looks at the sediments and benthic fauna, and trophodynamics, which addresses the quality and value of the top levels of the trophic web. The data… CONTINUE READING
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