Based on the experience that many existing guidelines and protocols on groundwater data acquisition can not be traced or accessed easily, IGRAC made an inventory and developed a database on inventoried guidelines and protocols.
Other important aspects:
The inventoried guidelines and protocols have been classified in some eight well defined categories, each with a number of sub-categories. A tree-structure of categories and sub-categories is shown in the following table.
The database presented has the following limitations:
The report "Inventory of existing guidelines and protocols for groundwater assessment and monitoring" describes the state of the art with respect to guidelines and protocols, as inventoried till July 2003. Download the report.
IGRAC is aware of the fact that this inventory may be far from complete. The reader of the report is, therefore, encouraged to provide: