Chemical Characterization of Ocean-Dumped Waste Materials
This paper describes methods for chemical characterization and organic “finger printing” techniques for complex ocean-dumped wastes. The methods employ wet chemical separations and gas chromatography combined with mass spectrometry and selective GC detectors. Application of these methods is demonstrated for the characterization of a pharmaceutical waste and for tracking two types of chemical wastes in actual ocean dumping stations.
KeywordsHexane Toluene Ketone MeOH Aniline
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