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GIS-based approach to study the spatial distribution of Cr in the water-level-fluctuating zone along the Xiao River

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5 Author(s)
Junjie Lin ; College of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Chongqing Three Gorges University, Chongqing, 404000, China ; Jie Pan ; Chuan Fu ; Jinsong Guo
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The geo-statistical method was used for predicting the distribution of the content of Chrome (Cr) and tracing the hotspots in water-level-fluctuating zone. The hotspots of Cr pollution which indicated higher risk than other areas were identified to be mainly distributed in the water-level-fluctuating zone of soils near populated areas along the Xiao River. The mean contents of Cr in soils are more than 2 times greater than the reference values. The anthropogenic factors are the main sources for Cr concentration in soils of the study area, which obviously affect the distribution of Cr.

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Image and Signal Processing (CISP), 2010 3rd International Congress on  (Volume:6 )

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16-18 Oct. 2010