Central Plains Center for Bioassessment
National Rivers and Streams Assessment
|Date||January 2008 - December 2009|
|Location||Rivers in Missouri|
CPCB participated in the National Rivers and Stream Assessment by sampling 36 sites in Missouri. Sites were randomly selected and stratified by wadeable (order 1-4) or boatable (orders>4). Sampling methods depended on whether the stream was wadeable or boatable.Visit the EPA website for more information.
For data from the entire nation, browse the EPA National Aquatic Resource Surveys website.
- NRSA manual 2009 (19 MB pdf)
- Errata 062008 (.doc)
- CPCB quicker guide - the summary methods guide (pdf)
- CPCB periphyton methods (pdf)
- Horiba calibration (pdf)
Electronic tracking forms
- WRS_2009 Site tracking form
- NERL_2009 PPCP samples (urban site 25)
- RETAIN_2009 Batched and retained samples
Map of the sites in Missouri. Click for a larger view. Large numbers are base sites, small numbers are oversample sites, underlined numbers are sites of an order of >4.
Monty Porter from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board demonstrates field methods in Kansas City, KS.
Giant tree on the Lamine River.
|Sampling the Mississippi River.|
Ben with a fish from the Black River.
Canoeing down the North Moreau.