Biotic Index Activity
Analyse the three samples to estimate river quality
using a biotic index
Method
• Kick samples were taken from the
three sites as shown on the map
• Images of invertebrates in each
sample are sho...
Kick Sample 1 – River upstream of farm
Kick Sample 2 – River next to farm
Kick Sample 3 – River 500m downstream
Results / Conclusion
• What is the Biotic Index value for
each site?
• What is the water quality of each site
• Suggest an...
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Biotic index online river sampling activity

  1. 1. Biotic Index Activity Analyse the three samples to estimate river quality using a biotic index
  2. 2. Method • Kick samples were taken from the three sites as shown on the map • Images of invertebrates in each sample are shown • Analyse these samples using the Biotic index sheet
  3. 3. Kick Sample 1 – River upstream of farm
  4. 4. Kick Sample 2 – River next to farm
  5. 5. Kick Sample 3 – River 500m downstream
  6. 6. Results / Conclusion • What is the Biotic Index value for each site? • What is the water quality of each site • Suggest an explanation.

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