Relationship Model Between Chlorophyll-a and Sediment Nutrients

  • Hua -Jun Luo
  • De -Fu Liu
  • Ying -Ping Huang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 204)


The relationship model between chlorophyll-a in water body and sediment nutrients in Xiangxi Bay of Three-Gorge Reservoir was established using support vector machine (SVM) method. In surveys, six stations have been investigated on 29 March 2009, 28 March 2010 and 17 August 2010. Using stepwise multiple linear regression method, the important variables (sediment total nitrogen and bioavailable phosphorus) were selected. The parameters in SVM were optimized by leave one out cross validation. The cross validated squared correlation coefficient obtained based on leave one out method (\( Q_{LOO}^{2} \)) of the optimal SVM model is 0.7577. The SVM method has been shown to be a useful and powerful tool to construct the relationship model.


Support vector machine Chlorophyll-a Three-gorge reservoir 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Three Gorges UniversityYichangChina
  2. 2.College of Hydroelectric and EnvironmentThree Gorges UniversityYichangChina
  3. 3.Engineering Research Center of Eco-environment in Three Gorges Reservoir Region, Ministry of EducationThree Gorges UniversityYichangChina

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