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Sea water contamination in underground waters of salento (Southern Italy).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11329771     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the present work, a study of a physico-chemical characterisation of underground waters, utilised for agriculture and human use in the Lecce district (Southern Italy) has been reported. The aim of the work has been to define the quality of underground waters in the different areas and to value salt contamination due to seawater intrusion. Statistical techniques, such as Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and Cluster Analysis (CA), have been utilised to examine the correlations among the different parameters and to define contamination areas. The results have shown a high salt contamination in artesian wells of the Ionian Sea coast.
Authors:
G Buccolieri; N Cardellicchio; A Dell'Atti; A Genga; G Strisciullo
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annali di chimica     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0003-4592     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Chim     Publication Date:    2001 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-01     Completed Date:  2001-05-21     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610375     Medline TA:  Ann Chim     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali, University of Lecce, via per Arnesano, 73100 Lecce, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chemistry, Physical
Chromatography, Ion Exchange
Cluster Analysis
Fresh Water / chemistry*
Italy
Multivariate Analysis
Physicochemical Phenomena
Seawater*
Sodium Chloride / analysis*
Spectrophotometry, Atomic
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7647-14-5/Sodium Chloride

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