Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 71, Issue 1–2, pp 147–167 | Cite as

Simultaneous determination of twelve trace elements in estuarine and sea water using pre-irradiation chromatography

  • R. R. Greenberg
  • H. M. Kingston
Environmental Analysis

Abstract

A procedure is described for the preconcentration of 100 ml of estuarine and seawater into a solid sample using Chelex-100 resin. This solid sample weighs less than half a gram and contains the transition metals and many other elements of interest, but is essentially free from the alkali metals, the alkaline earth metals, and the halogens. The concentrations of Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Ni, Sc, Th, U, V and Zn have been determined in seawater when this procedure was coupled to neutron activation analysis.

Keywords

Neutron Activation Analysis Simultaneous Determination Seawater Sample Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometry Isotope Dilution Mass Spectrometry 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. R. Greenberg
    • 1
  • H. M. Kingston
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Analytical ChemistryNational Bureau of StandardsWashington, D. C.(USA)

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