Background noise

Updated on 13/07/2018
Sens technique
Representative ambient concentration of an element in a compound or in a substance in a given environment. It takes into account natural concentrations (natural geochemical background) and those possibly coming from anthropogenic sources other than the ones of the study site (e.g. non-point source pollution caused by fertilizers, heavy metals, etc).
According to BRGM
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.