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Introduction to Environmental Analysis. Edition No. 1. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences (AnTs) *

  • ID: 2175656
  • Book
  • January 2002
  • 328 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Provides information on the application of analytical techniques, such as GC, LC, IR, and XRF for analysing and measuring water, solid and atmospheric samples and for monitoring environmental pollutants.

Emphasizes Field Analysis, reflecting the growing application of this technique

Information on sampling strategies - reflecting growth in this area

Includes sections on solid and liquid extraction techniques

Ideal as a self-study aid or as a taught course
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Series Preface

Preface

Acronyms, Abbeviations and Symbols

About the Author

1. Introduction

The Environment

Reasons for Concern

Pollution

The Necessity of Chemical Analysis

2. Transport of Pollutants in the Environment and Approaches to their Analysis

Introduction

Sources, Dispersal, Reconcentration and Degradation

Transport and Reconcentration of Neutral Organic Compounds

Transport and Reconcentration of Metal Ions

What is a Safe Level?

Sampling and Sample Variability

General Apporoach to Analysis

The Choice of Laboratory or Field Analysis

Quality Assurance

3. Water Analysis -
Major Constituents

Introduction

Sampling

Measurement of Water Quality

Techniques for the Analysis of Common Ions

4. Water Analysis -
Pollutants

Introduction

Organic Trace Pollutants

Metal Ions

5. Analysis of Land, Solids and Waste

Introduction

Common Problem Areas in the Analysis of Solids

Specific Considerations for the Analysis of Biological Samples

Specific Considerations for the Analysis of Soils

Speicifc Considerations for the Analysis of Contaminated Land

Specific Considerations for the Analysis involved in Waste and Its Disposal by Landfill

Specific Considerations of Sediments and Sewage Sludge

New Extraction and Dissolution Techniques

6. Atmospheric Analysis -
Gases

Introduction

Determination of Time-weighted Average Concentrations

Determination of Instanteous Concentrations

7. Atmsopheric Analysis -
Particles

Introduction

Sampling Methods

Analytical Methods involving Sample Dissolution

Direct Analysis of Solids

8. Ultra-Trace Analysis

Introduction

Analytical Methods

A Typical Analytical Scheme

Responses to Self-Assessment Questions

Bibliography

Glossary of Terms

Units of Measurement and Physical Constants

Periodic Table

Index
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Roger N. Reeve University of Sunderland, UK.
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