Sediments: Proportions of sand, silt and clay in sediments specimens

Description Usage Format Details Note Source References

Description

Data provide sand, silt and clay compositions of 21 sediments specimens, 10 of which are identified as offshore, 7 as near shore and 4 new samples.

Usage

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Format

Details

The data comprise 21 cases: 10 offshore, 7 near shore and 4 new samples, and 4 variables: sand, silt and clay proportions and in addition the type of sediments specimens – 1 for offshore, 2 for near shore and 3 for new samples.

All 3-part compositions sum to one.

Note

Courtesy of J. Aitchison

Source

Aitchison: CODA microcomputer statistical package, 1986, the file name YATQUAD.DAT, here included under the GNU Public Library Licence Version 2 or newer.

References

Aitchison, J. (1986) The Statistical Analysis of Compositional Data, (Data 20) pp17.


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