Interim Assessment Protocol for Aquatic Ecosystems in British Columbia: Standards for British Columbia’s Cumulative Effects Framework Values Foundation

The Aquatic Ecosystems assessment protocol currently describes the derivation of a core set of watershed indicators that can be calculated consistently across the province using GIS data layers readily available from GeoBC or other ministry providers. The Aquatic Ecosystems protocol is comprised of an initial set of indicators intended to capture different aspects of watershed functioning and are designed to inform a range of watershed management decisions relating to mitigating the impacts of localized development pressures. Report published October 2016, revised December 2017 Version 1.1.

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Author BC Ministries of Environment and Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Data Steward BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Publication Year 2019