POSTPONED: RIVPACS and RICT Training (Advanced)

This course is designed for those who wish to learn more about the use and application of  River Invertebrate Prediction and Classification Systems, and the River Invertebrate Classification Tool

Skill Level:



During this two-day course delegates can expect to gain a thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of the latest version of the RIVPACS/RICT bioassessment tool. Delegates will be able to produce biological assessments to similar standards as used by the regulatory authorities for Water Framework Directive compliance monitoring. The course will provide an introductory background to bioassessment, biotic indices, RIVPACS models and RICT. This course does not cover invertebrate identification. Some prior knowledge of river invertebrate sampling and the principles of invertebrate identification would be beneficial. Lunch is provided for the duration of the course. 


The River Lab, Dorset


John Davy-Bowker


FBA Members Price: £355
Early Bird Price: £375
Regular Price (from Aug 1st): £395 

What To Bring:


10/1/2020 9:00 AM - 10/2/2020 5:00 PM
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Freshwater Biological Association The River Lab Dorset, BH20 6BB UNITED KINGDOM

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