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Statistical and multivariate analysis of ground water along the coastal aquifers in Palk Strait

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemistry, Mohamed Sathak AJ College of Engineering, Siruseri, Chennai – 603 103, India
  • 2School of Chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai – 625 021, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 6, Issue (3), Pages 25-29, March,22 (2017)


The main objective of this present paper is to analyze nineteen physico, chemical and biological parameters for twenty five different ground water samples in Palk Strait sea shore area during three seasons like pre monsoon, monsoon and post monsoon. The obtained water quality parameters were used to evaluate the correlation coefficients between various water quality parameters. The regression analysis showed significant linear relationships among different pairs of water quality parameters. A multivariate analysis such as principal component analysis (PCA) was carried out by SPSS software. Results showed that EC, TDS, Total Hardness, Total alkalinity, Chloride, Magnesium and BOD were significantly damaged the ground water system at Palk Strait sea shore area.


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