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dc.contributor.authorSankaranarayanan, V N-
dc.contributor.authorJoseph, T-
dc.contributor.authorJayalakshmy, K V-
dc.contributor.authorBalachandran, K K-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractDissolved silicate was determined for 1 y (1982-83) covering a wide range of salinity from the estuarine mouth to the fresh water region. Silicate concentration ranged between 0.03 and 4.75 mgl-1. Silicate-salinity relationship was linear and inverse in the salinity ranges 0-5 x 10-3 and 5-35 x 10-3. Since variability in the distribution of silicate explained by the significant linear regression model was small in the subranges of salinity 5-20 and 20-30 x 10-3, a curvilinear regression model was fitted and it gave a good fit at 5% level (P> 0.05). The expected removal of silicate at salinity range 0-5 and 5-35 x 10-3 given by linear relationship was 28.8 and 51.1% respectively. In 5-20 and 20-30 x 10-3 salinity the expected removal as given by curvilinear relationship was 31.94 and 6.068% respectively.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJMS Vol.13(2) [June 1984]en_US
dc.titleAtypical behaviour of dissolved silicate in the Cochin Backwaters and Periyar Riveren_US
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