appendix E4

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Table E.4

Summary of sampling frequencies and windows specified in international agreements

Sampling frequency per year (unless indicated) Sampling window 1 35 81 109 113 114 125 126 127
2 weeks to every 3 years Variable - Intensive between October and March - X - - - - - - -
1 All year - - - X - - - - -
1 August-September X - - - - - - - -
1 Late winter-early spring X - - - - - - - -
1 None X - - - - - - - -
1 Seasonal - - - - - - - X -
1 All year               X  
1 Research needed X - - - - - - - -
1 Summer X - - - - - - - -
1-6 Winter sampling - - - - - - - X -
12 All year - - - X X X - - -
12 Preferably in the morning X - - - - - - - -
12 Summer (throughout the productive season) X - - - - - - - -
2 All year - - - X - X - - -
4 All year - - - - - X - - -
6 Four seasons X - - - - - - - -
6 Late summer-autumn X - - - - - - - -
6 Winter X - - - - - - - -
6-12 All year - - - - - X X - -
Continuously All year - - - - - X - - -
Continuously At the end of the first phase - - - - - X - - -
continuously Since the implementation - - - - - X - - -
Every 2 years Not specified - - X - - - - - -
Every 7-10 days All year - - - - - X - - -
Not specified All year - - - - - - - - X
Not specified Not specified X - - - - - - - -

Notes:

1 Baltic Sea (Helsinki) 1974/92

35 Mura 1954

81 North East Atlantic (OSPAR) 1992

109 Water Economy (Au/Hu) 1956

113 Danube (Bucharest) 1985

114 Technical Co-operation (Bu/Gr) 1991

125 Frontier waters (Au/Sl) 1970

126 North Sea (NSTF) 1987

127 Rhine (hydrology) 1989

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