As previously discussed, SW wind direction can play an important role for the movement of pollutant from an industrial area to sampling sites since IPI level is Meissner's corpuscles higher in PU (8 km to the pollution sources) than in VA (6.72 km to the pollution sources).
Fig. 8. Integrated pollution index of the sampling locations within the study area. La Greda (LG), Los Maitenes (LM), Puchuncaví village (PU), Valle Alegre (VA) and Maitencillo (MA).Figure optionsDownload full-size imageDownload as PowerPoint slide