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Soil and Environmental Analysis: Modern Instrumental Techniques

Handbook / Manual

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 97

Edited By: Keith A Smith and Malcolm S Cresser

576 pages, Illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 3 | #141169 | ISBN: 0824709918
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Evaluating traditional and recent analytical methods according to speed, sensitivity, and cost-efficiency, this reference supports specialists in the selection of effective analytical techniques and equipment for the study of soils, soil contaminants, and environmental samples. Updated and revised, this Third Edition illustrates the advantages, limitations, range, and challenges of the major analytical approaches utilized in modern research laboratories. It includes new chapters and expanded discussions of the measurement of organic pollutants in the environment and gas fluxes between the land surface and atmosphere, and an extensive range of environmental materials.


Atomic absorption and flame emission spectrometry, Malcolm S. Cresser; inductively coupled plasma spectrometry, Stephen J. Hill, Andrew Fisher and Mark Cave; electroanalytical methods, Ian Marr; continuous-flow, flow injection and discrete analysis,Anthony C. Edwards, Malcolm S. Cresser and Albert Scott; ion chromatography, M. Ali Tabatabai, Nicholas T. Basta and Shreekant V. Karmarkar; automated instruments for the determination of total carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Sulfur and Oxygen, Keith A. Smithand M. Ali Tabatabai; X-ray fluorescence analysis, Philip J. Potts; measurement of radioisotopes and ionizing radiation, Olivia J. Marsden and Francis R. Livens; stable isotope analysis and applications, Charles M. Scrimgeour and David Robinson;measurement of trace gases I - gas analysis, chamber methods and related procedures, Keith Smith and Franz Cohen; measurement of trace gases II - micrometeorological methods at the plot-to-landscape scale, John B. Moncrief; analysis of organic pollutantsin environmental samples, Julian J.C. Dawson, Helena Maciel, Kirk T. Semple and Graeme I. Paton.

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