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UN Reforms course - PPD
Hello and welcome to Quality Assurance for Freshwater Quality Monitoring created by the UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre team at University College Cork, Ireland.
This course aims to provide a flexible learning approach to those who are engaged in the water quality sector and who wish to focus on ensuring the quality of the data generated by the entire process of monitoring water quality, from field work to laboratory analysis and data management.
Hello and welcome to Freshwater Quality Monitoring Programme Design created by the UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre team at University College Cork, Ireland.
This course introduces, step by step, the principles and procedures for designing a freshwater quality monitoring programme , in relation to different monitoring objectives and in different types of water body. Approaches to the selection of monitoring stations, monitoring methods and water quality parameters are introduced and the role of understanding the hydrology of water bodies in optimising the frequency and location of sample collection is explained and illustrated. Throughout the course the focus is on good practice to ensure the generation of reliable water quality data.