Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

2-1978

Series

Special Scientific Report No. 83

Abstract

Methods applicable to zooplankton sampling and analysis in quantitative baseline and monitoring surveys are evaluated and summarized. Specific recommendations by managers must take into account characteristics of the water mass under investigation, the abundance of contained zooplankton and phytoplankton populations and the objectives of the study. Realistic planning and development must also consider available monetary and manpower resources.

Keywords

Marine zooplankton -- Sampling; Environmental monitoring

Publication Statement

Ecological research EPA-600/3-78-026.

Funding

This report was submitted in fulfillment of Contract No. R804147010 by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science under the sponsorship of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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