Combining Isotopic and Compositional Data: A Discrimination of Regions Prone to Nitrate Pollution

Roger Puig, Raimon Tolosana-Delgado, Neus Otero, Albert Folch

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCompositional Data Analysis: Theory and Applications
Place of PublicationChichester (GB)
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jul 2011


  • Analytical methods-sampling surveys, conducted on production wells
  • Combining isotopic and compositional data-discrimination of regions, prone to nitrate pollution
  • Improving water management-origin of pollution
  • LDA reclassification table-with each set of data, percentage of correct reclassification
  • Maresme vulnerable zone-geology of area, of Holocene alluvial deposits
  • Nitrate pollution, linked to intensive use-of synthetic and organic fertilizers
  • Nitrate pollution, major threat to groundwater quality-threshold value for drinking water
  • Statistical methodology, applied to geochemical-and isotope data set of five vulnerable zones
  • Statistical treatment-data scaling, before any statistical analysis being done

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