Water-Quality Monitoring and Biological Integrity Assessment in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida: Status, Trends, and Loadings (1988–1994)

  title={Water-Quality Monitoring and Biological Integrity Assessment in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida: Status, Trends, and Loadings (1988–1994)},
  author={Gilbert C. Sigua and Joel S. Steward and W. Tweedale},
  journal={Environmental Management},
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