Natural Environment Monitoring 2008, No 9, 19-26
MACROPHYTES AS BIOINDICATORS OF HEAVY METALS OCCURRING IN SEDIMENTS
Anna Rabajczyk, Małgorzata Anna Jóźwiak
The Water Framework Directive introduced a new approach to evaluation and classification of waters including surface ones by defining an ecological condition. According to the Water Framework Directive, physiochemical and hydromorphological criteria play only supporting role in ecological condition determination, while emphasis is placed on use of biological criteria (Soszka H., Kolada A., 2006).