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CADDIS Volume 3: Examples & Applications

Worksheets: Little Scioto River, OH

Consistency of Evidence

Increased % DELT | Increased relative weight | Decreased % mayflies and increased % tolerant macroinvertebrates


Increased % DELT

Note: Colored symbols are hyperlinked to relevant analysis worksheets.
Types of Evidence Algae Ammonia Dissolved Oxygen Metals PAHs Riffles/Pools Sediment
Evidence that Uses Data from the Case  
Spatial/Temporal Co-occurrence NE   ---   +   +   R   +   +  
Evidence of Exposure or Biological Mechanism NE   NE   NE   NE   0   NE   NE  
Causal Pathway +   NA   +   NA   NA   NE   NA  
Stressor-Response Relationships from the Field NE   NA   0   0   NA   0   0  
Manipulation of Exposure NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Laboratory Tests of Site Media NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Temporal Sequence NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Verified Predictions NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Symptoms 0   0   0   0   0   0   0  
Evidence that Uses Data from Elsewhere  
Mechanistically Plausible Cause 0   0   +   +     --   --  
Stressor-Response Relationships from Other Field Studies -   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Stressor-Response Relationships from Laboratory Studies NE   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Stressor-Response Relationships from Ecological Simulation Models NE   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Manipulation of Exposure at Other Sites NE   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Analogous Stressors NA   NA   NA   NA     NA   NA  
Evaluating Multiple Lines of Evidence  
Consistency of Evidence --   --   +   +     --   --  
Explanation of the Evidence                            

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Increased relative weight

Note: Colored symbols are hyperlinked to relevant analysis worksheets.
Types of Evidence Algae Ammonia Dissolved Oxygen Metals PAHs Riffles/Pools Sediment
Evidence that Uses Data from the Case  
Spatial/Temporal Co-occurrence NE   ---   +   +   R   +   +  
Evidence of Exposure or Biological Mechanism NE   NE   NE   NE   0   NE   NE  
Causal Pathway +   NA   +   NA   NA   NE   NA  
Stressor-Response Relationships from the Field NE   NA   0   0   NA   0   0  
Manipulation of Exposure NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Laboratory Tests of Site Media NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Temporal Sequence NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Verified Predictions NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Symptoms 0   0   0   0   0   0   0  
Evidence that Uses Data from Elsewhere  
Mechanistically Plausible Cause +   --   --   --     +   --  
Stressor-Response Relationships from Other Field Studies NE   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Stressor-Response Relationships from Laboratory Studies NE   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Stressor-Response Relationships from Ecological Simulation Models NE   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Manipulation of Exposure at Other Sites NE   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Analogous Stressors NA   NA   NA   NA     NA   NA  
Evaluating Multiple Lines of Evidence  
Consistency of Evidence --   ---   --   --     +   --  
Explanation of the Evidence                            

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Decreased % mayflies and increased % tolerant macroinvertebrates

Note: Colored symbols are hyperlinked to relevant analysis worksheets.
Types of Evidence Algae Ammonia Dissolved Oxygen Metals PAHs Riffles/Pools Sediment
Evidence that Uses Data from the Case  
Spatial/Temporal Co-occurrence NE   ---   +   +   R   +   +  
Evidence of Exposure or Biological Mechanism NE   NE   NE   NE   0   NE   NE  
Causal Pathway +   NA   +   NA   NA   NE   NA  
Stressor-Response Relationships from the Field NE   NA   0   0   NA   0   0  
Manipulation of Exposure NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Laboratory Tests of Site Media NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Temporal Sequence NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Verified Predictions NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE   NE  
Symptoms 0   0   0   0   0   0   0  
Evidence that Uses Data from Elsewhere  
Mechanistically Plausible Cause +   +   +   +     +   +  
Stressor-Response Relationships from Other Field Studies -   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Stressor-Response Relationships from Laboratory Studies NE   -   +   -     NE   NE  
Stressor-Response Relationships from Ecological Simulation Models NE   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Manipulation of Exposure at Other Sites NE   NE   NE   NE     NE   NE  
Analogous Stressors NA   NA   NA   NA     NA   NA  
Evaluating Multiple Lines of Evidence  
Consistency of Evidence --   --   +   --     +   +  
Explanation of the Evidence                            

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