Seasonal assessment and apportionment of surface water pollution using multivariate statistical methods: Sinos River, southern Brazil

@article{Alves2018SeasonalAA,
  title={Seasonal assessment and apportionment of surface water pollution using multivariate statistical methods: Sinos River, southern Brazil},
  author={D. D. Alves and R. Riegel and Daniela M{\"u}ller de Quevedo and D. M. M. Os{\'o}rio and G. M. da Costa and Carlos Augusto do Nascimento and Franko Tel{\"o}ken},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
  year={2018},
  volume={190},
  pages={1-12}
}
Assessment of surface water quality is an issue of currently high importance, especially in polluted rivers which provide water for treatment and distribution as drinking water, as is the case of the Sinos River, southern Brazil. Multivariate statistical techniques allow a better understanding of the seasonal variations in water quality, as well as the source identification and source apportionment of water pollution. In this study, the multivariate statistical techniques of cluster analysis… Expand
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