Macroinvertebrates of running waters

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Description of the programme

This proficiency testing (AGLAE's programme ‘12’) deals with the habitation of running waters. It is provided in the frame of :

  • accreditation scope of biological analyses of aquatic media (check AGLAE's accreditation Cofrac No. 1-1664)

List of parameters

Détail des paramètres mis en oeuvre

Standardized Global Biological Index and Global Biological Index: faunal list and, as an option, calculation of indexes (no sampling step for the participants)

Faunal list according to NF T90-350 and/or XP T90-388 and, as an option, calculation of indexes (no sampling step)


Laboratories wishing a second expertise for some singular taxa highlighted during the statistical processing wil send to AGLAE the samples received for the test, with the concerned taxa.

An additional report will be provided under confidentiality, to track this expertise and accompany you in the implementation of corrective actions.