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Organic Substances and Sediments in Water, Volume 2: Processes and Analytical Contents

Series: Organic Substances and Sediments in Water Volume: 2

Edited By: RA Baker

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #19743 | ISBN: 0873715284
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About this book

This three-volume set provides the best information available regarding the many interdisciplinary factors affecting organic substances associated with particulates in water.


Contents

Aquatic Particle-Organic Chemical Interaction: Characterization and Contaminant Geochemistry. Preliminary Evaluation of the Potential of Gas Purging for Investigating the Air-Water Transfer of PCBs (Michael W. Murray and Anders W. Andren). Trace Element Cycling in Southern Lake Michigan: Role of Water Column Particle Components (Martin M. Shafer and David E. Armstrong). Sorption of Alkylbenzenes to Mineral Oxides (Judith A. Perlinger and Steven J. Eisenreich). Field-Measured Associations Between Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Suspended Solids in Natural Waters: An Evaluation of the Partitioning Paradigm (Joel E. Baker, Steven J. Eisenreich, and Deborah L. Swackhamer). The Role of Phytoplankton in the Partitioning of Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants in Water (Deborah L. Swackhamer and Robert S. Skoglund). Quantification and Characterization of Pore-Water Organic Colloids (Yu-Ping Chin, Ann P. McNichol, and Philip M. Gschwend). Adsorption of Surfactants (Bruce J. Brownawell, Hua Ch en, Wanjia Zhang, and John C. Westall). Partitioning and Sorption Kinetics of a PCB in Aqueous Suspensions of Model Particles: Solids Concentration Effect (Patricia L. Van Hoof and Anders W. Andren). FATE AND TRANSPORT. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sediments and Pore Waters of the Lower Great Lakes: Reconstruction of a Regional Benzo(a)pyrene Source Function (Brian J. Eadie, John A. Robbins, Warren R. Faust, and Peter F. Landrum). Historical Deposition and Biogeochemical Fate of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sediments Near a Major Submarine Wastewater Outfall in Southern California (Robert P. Eganhouse and Richard W. Gossett). The Distribution of PCBs in Surface Sediments of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island (James S. Latimer, Lawrence A. LeBlanc, John T. Ellis, and James G. Quinn). Carbon Cycling in Coastal Sediments: 2. An Investigation of the Sources of SCO2 to Pore Water Using Carbon Isotopes (Ann P. McNichol, Ellen R.M. Druffel, and Cindy Lee). Diffusive Rate Limi tations in the Sorption of Organic Chemicals (William P. Ball and Paul V. Roberts). Investigation of the Distribution of Natural Organic Compounds in the Sediments of Estuaries with Indication of Their Likely Sources (Brian J. Harland, Malcolm J. Hetheridge, and Simon J. Molloy). Environmental Response to Hazardous Chemicals (R.E. Speece, N. Nirmalakhandan, and Diane J.W. Blum). INTERFACIAL AND ORGANIC-INORGANIC PROCESSES. Reduction of Hexachloroethane and Carbon Tetrachloride at Surfaces of Biotite, Vermiculite, Pyrite, and Marcasite (Michelle Kriegman-King and Martin Reinhard). The Effect of pH and Anions on the Solubility and Sorption Behavior of Acridine (Robert A. Matzner, Douglas R. Hunter, and Roger C. Bales). Surfactant-Enhanced Solubility of Hydrophobic Organic Compounds in Water and in Soil/Water Systems (David A. Edwards, Zhongbao Liu, and Richard G. Luthy). ANALYTICAL. Determination of Anthropogenic Organic Compounds Associated with Fixed or Suspended Solids/Sediment s: An Overview (Ma


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