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Aquatic Life Stressor Identification: Preliminary Data for Southeast Ohio

Aquatic Life Stressor Identification: Preliminary Data for Southeast Ohio

The data included in this report was derived as part of the basis for developing a stressor identification guide for Southeast Ohio.

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MBI/2012-11-13
Assessment of the Fish Assemblages and Habitat Quality in the Lower Black River 2010-2012: Lacustuary Portion in Lorain, OH

Assessment of the Fish Assemblages and Habitat Quality in the Lower Black River 2010-2012: Lacustuary Portion in Lorain, OH

A biological assessment of the fish and macroinvertebrate assemblages and habitat quality...

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Great Lakes Basin Evaluation of Compensation Sites Report

Great Lakes Basin Evaluation of Compensation Sites Report

MBI participated in a project headed by PG Environmental to evaluate the efficacy of compensatory wetlands in the Lake Erie drainage of Ohio.

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Improving Water Quality Standards and Assessment Approaches for the Upper Mississippi River

Improving Water Quality Standards and Assessment Approaches for the Upper Mississippi River

In order to pursue better use of biological assessments, the Upper Mississippi River Basin Association's Water Quality Task Force initiated...

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Preliminary Analysis of Thresholds for Determining Aquatic Life Use Attainment Status in the Upper Mississippi River Mainstem

Preliminary Analysis of Thresholds for Determining Aquatic Life Use Attainment Status in the Upper Mississippi River Mainstem

This project identified "potential impairment thresholds for the UMR main channel in determining the attainment of aquatic life uses," as identified in the project work plan.

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MBI/2011-5-1
Development of a Biological Condition Gradient for the Upper Mississippi River and 'Synthetic' Historical Fish Community

Development of a Biological Condition Gradient for the Upper Mississippi River and 'Synthetic' Historical Fish Community

The "'Biological Condition Gradient'" (BCG) was originally developed by U.S. EPA to overcome difficulties in effectively communicating about ecological...

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MBI/2011-5-1