International Standard
ISO 10870:2012
Water quality — Guidelines for the selection of sampling methods and devices for benthic macroinvertebrates in fresh waters
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ISO 10870:2012
Edition 1
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ISO 10870:2012
Published (Edition 1, 2012)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2023. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO 10870:2012

ISO 10870:2012
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This International Standard specifies criteria for the selection of sampling methods and devices (operation and

performance characteristics) used to evaluate benthic macroinvertebrate populations in fresh waters (rivers,

canals, lakes, and reservoirs). The methods and devices considered in this International Standard are suitable

for sampling all major components of the benthic assemblage. They are not suitable for sampling meiofauna.

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  •  : Published
     : 2012-07
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 1
     : 26
  • ISO/TC 147/SC 5
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