Stream Visual Assessment Protocol (Version 1; Technical Note 99-1)

Author: Federal
Media Type: Document
Water Monitoring Keywords: Biological and Habitat
Water Resource Type: Streams / Rivers
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Specific Agency Author: Natural Resources and Conservation Services (NRCS)

This document presents an easy-to-use assessment protocol to evaluate the condition of aquatic ecosystems associated with streams. The protocol does not require expertise in aquatic biology or extensive training. Least-impacted reference sites are used to provide a standard of comparison.