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Table 4 Case studies

From: The European technical report on aquatic effect-based monitoring tools under the water framework directive

  Case studies
1 Laxsjön - investigating sediment contamination using chemical and in vitro bioassay approach
2 Deployment of a multi-biomarker approach to identify the origin of wild fish abnormalities reported in a French stream receiving urban and industrial effluents.
3 Endocrine disruptors in the Irish aquatic environment
4 Swedish national monitoring programme of fish health
5 Evaluation of aquatic environmental estrogens with passive sampling - EPSA
6 Contaminated sediments in the River Elbe basin-EDA
7 Monitoring concentrated surface water with in vivo bioassays in the Netherlands
8 Monitoring imposex on water body level
9 Bioassays for monitoring the offshore platform impacts and their main discharges
10 Evaluation of the utility of microarrays as a biomonitoring tool in field study
11 Use of DNA microarray to test the water quality of river East Turkey Creek (bay of watershed of Florida) potentially impacted by treated wastewater from sprayfield area
12 The risk of chronic impact of pollution on the Bílina River
13 Mechanism-specific tools with zebrafish early life stages in EDA of surface waters
14 Multicriteria assessment of human activity effects on water ecosystems: the case study of Tiber River basin