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Multicomponent Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Analysis of Inland Water and Sediment

  • W. H. Griest
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 16)

Abstract

Many polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) exhibit considerable carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic activity. Methods for reliable identification and quantification of PAHs in the aqueous environment are important for assessment of the potential environmental impact of processes releasing such compounds in aqueous discharges. This paper reports the development of multicomponent PAH analytical methods for inland water and sediment.

Keywords

Stream Sediment Coke Plant Absolute Recovery Hydrocarbon Analysis Alumina Column Chromatography 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. H. Griest
    • 1
  1. 1.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak RidgeUSA

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