RISC: Standards


Aquatic Ecosystem

Data Custodian Contact: David Tesch

Field work requires a complete manual. Some RISC manuals with large size charts, colour images, etc. may not be entirely downloadable.

Manual TitleDateGov't Publications Order No.Download Files
       
A Guide to Photodocumentation for Aquatic Inventory Mar. '96 7680000667 [PDF]
A Key to Cladocerans (Crustacea) of BC: Families Daphniidae, Sididae, Bosminidae, Holopediidae, Leptodoridae and Polyphemidae (Draft) 1997 7680000560  
Aerial Photography and Videography Standards: Applications for Stream Inventory and Assessment Mar. '96 7680000785 [PDF]
An Identification Guide to the Nymphal Mayflies (Order EPHEMEROPTERA) of British Columbia Mar. '96 7680000552  
Bathymetric Standards for Lake Inventories Version 3.0 Mar. '09   [PDF]
Continuous Water_Quality Sampling Programs: Operating Procedures Jan. 07   [PDF]
Continuous Water Quality Sampling Programs: Appendices Jan. 07   [PDF]
Field Key to Freshwater Fishes of BC (full size) May '94 7610000688 [PDF]
Field Key to Freshwater Fishes of BC  (field size water resistant version) May '94 7680000615  
Fish Collection Form Apr. '98   Fish Collection Form front [PDF]
Fish Collection Form back [PDF]
Individual Fish Form front [PDF]
Individual Fish Form back [PDF]
Fish Collection Methods and Standards - Version 4.0 Jan. '97 7680000555 [PDF]
Fish Collection Methods and Standards -Version 4.0: Errata No. 1 Mar. '99 7680000786 [PDF]
Fish Collection Methods and Standards -Version 4.0: Errata No. 2 Mar. '04   [PDF]
Fisheries Information Summary System (FISS) Oct. '97 7680001990 [PDF]
Freshwater Biological Sampling Manual 1997 7680000557 [PDF]
Guidelines for Designing and Implementing a Water Quality Monitoring Program in British Columbia Feb. '98 7680000554  
Guidlines for Interpreting Water Quality Data Feb. '98 7680000553  
Guidelines for Monitoring Fine Sediment Deposition in Streams Version 1.3 May '02 7680000954 [PDF]
Key to Species of Freshwater Calanoid Copopods of BC Mar. '96 7680000551  
Lake and Stream Bottom Sediment Sampling Manual 1997 7680000550 [PDF]
Lake Survey Form Apr. '98   Lake Survey Form front [PDF]
Lake Survey Form back [PDF]
Manual of British Columbia Hydrometric Standards - Version 1.0 Mar. '09 Internet Only [PDF]
Overview Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory Methodology - Version 1.0 Mar. '99 7680000883 [PDF]
Part E Water and Wastewater Sampling: Ambient Freshwater and Effluent Sampling Manual 2003   [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20,000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory: Quality Assurance Procedures - Version 1.0 Mar. '99   [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory: Quality Assurance Procedures - Version 1.0 Errata No. 1 Mar. '04   [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory: Users' Guide to the Fish and Fish Habitat Assessment Tool (FHAT20) Version 1.0 Apr. '00 7680001165 [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory: Reach Information Guide - Version 1.0 Mar. '00 7680001127 [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory: Standards and Procedures - Version 2.0 Apr. '01 7680001404  [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory: Standards and Procedures - Version 2.0 - Errata Apr. '09   [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory: Follow-up Sampling Stream Standards - Version 1.0 Apr. '06   [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory: Follow-up Sampling Stream Standards - Version 1.0 Eratta No. 1 Apr. '07   [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory:  Fish Collection Form Field Guide - Version 2.0 Apr. '08   [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory:  Site Card Field Guide - Version 2.0 Apr. '08   [PDF]
Reconnaissance (1:20 000) Fish and Fish Habitat Inventory: Lake Survey Form Field Guide - Version 2.0 Apr. '08   [PDF]
Site Card Apr. '98   Site card front [PDF]
Site card back [PDF]
Standards for Fish and Fish Habitat Maps Version 3.0 Apr. '01 7680001462 [PDF]
Standards for Fish and Fish Habitat Maps Version 3.0 - Errata Apr. '09   [PDF]
The Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network - Field Guide Mar. '09 Internet Only [PDF]
User's Guide to the BC Watershed/Waterbody Identifier System - Version 3.0 Mar. '04   [PDF]

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