Origin of fecal contamination in waters from contrasted areas: Stanols as Microbial Source Tracking markers

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Derrien, Morgane; Jardé, Emilie; Gruau, Gérard; Pourcher, Anne-Marie; Gourmelon, Michèle; Jadas-Hécart, Alain; Pierson-Wickmann, Anne-Catherine;
(2012)
  • Publisher: IWA Publishing
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2012.05.003
  • Subject: [SDU.STU]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences | [ SDE ] Environmental Sciences | Stanols | [ SDU.STU ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences | [SDE]Environmental Sciences | Microbial Source Tracking | Microbial markers | Principal component analysis

Improving the microbiological quality of coastal and river waters relies on the development of reliable markers that are capable of determining sources of fecal pollution. Recently, a principal component analysis (PCA) method based on six stanol compounds (i.e. 5 beta-c... View more