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Principle Component Statistical Analysis of Contamination in Indoor Dust at Zarqa City-Jordan.

Sana’a Odat


This study aims to carry out a general survey of heavy metals (Ba,Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Ni and Pb) contamination at selected buildings in Zarqa city and to study their relationship with the surrounding environment. The samples were collected using a brush and a plastic dust pan, after which the samples were digested using the wet digestion method. The heavy metal concentration was determined by by atomic absorption Spectrophotometric method. ....


Indoor dust, Heavy metal, Zarqa, Principal component analysis, Correlation Analysis, Contamination

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