Impact of AMD processes on the water dams of the Iberian Pyrite Belt : overall hydrochemical characterization (Huelva, SW Spain)

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Cerón, J. C.; Grande, J. A.; De la Torre, M. L.; Santistebán, M.; Valente, Teresa Maria Fernandes;
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s11270-013-1642-x
  • Subject: AMD | Cluster analysis | Heavy metal | Iberian Pyrite Belt | Metals | Pollution | Water quality | Water dam | Science & Technology

In the Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB), the process of acid mine drainage (AMD) is anthropogenic in origin. The impact of AMD pollution processes is characterised in 23 dams in the IPB. Based on the pH values, three groups are established: group 1 (pH<3), group 2 (pH 3–5) and... View more
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