Advanced Techniques in Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS-MS and GC-TOF-MS) for Environmental Chemistry

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Gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) has been the technique of choice of analytical scientists for many years. The latest developments in instrumentation, including tandem mass spectrometry (MS-MS) and time-of-flight (TOF) detectors, have opened up and broadened the scope of environmental analytical chemistry.

This book summarizes the major advances and relevant applications of GC-MS techniques over the last 10 years, with chapters by leading authors in the field of ...

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Overview

Gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) has been the technique of choice of analytical scientists for many years. The latest developments in instrumentation, including tandem mass spectrometry (MS-MS) and time-of-flight (TOF) detectors, have opened up and broadened the scope of environmental analytical chemistry.

This book summarizes the major advances and relevant applications of GC-MS techniques over the last 10 years, with chapters by leading authors in the field of environmental chemistry. The authors are drawn from academia, industry and government.

The book is organized in three main parts. Part I covers applications of basic GC-MS to solve environmental-related problems. Part II focuses on GC-MS-MS instrumentation for the analyses of a broad range of analysis in environmental samples (pesticides, persistent organic pollutants, endocrine disruptors, etc.). Part III covers the use of more advanced GC-MS techniques using low- and high-resolution mass spectrometry for many applications related to the environment, food and industry.

  • Summarizes the major advances of GC-MS techniques in the last decade
  • Presents relevant applications of GC-MS techniques
  • Covers academic, industrial and governmental sectors
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Part I: Advances in GC-MS and GC-MS-MS. Environmental Applications. Ch. 1. Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Techniques for Multiresidue Pesticide Analysis in Agricultural Commodities, Jon W. Wong, Douglas G. Hayward and Kai Zhang Ch. 2. Microextraction Techniques coupled to Advanced GC-MS Techniques for Analysis of Environmental Samples, Dimitra Lambropoulou Ch. 3. Determination of Pesticide Residues in Environmental and Food Samples Using Gas Chromatography-Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry, Kai Zhang et al. Ch. 4. Environmental Odour Pollution: a complex GC-MS, Olfactometry and Diffusion Modeling Approach to define Air Quality, Giancarlo Bianchi, Marinella Palmiotto and Enrico Davoli Ch. 5. Injection Port Derivatization for GC/MS-MS Analysis of Hormones in Water, E. Michael Thurman, Jeff H. Writer and Imma Ferrer Ch. 6. High-Throughput Analysis of PPCPs, PCDD/Fs and PCBs in Biological Matrices using GC-MS-MS, Sascha Usenko, Bikram Subedi, Lissette Aguilar and Eleanor Robinson Ch. 7: GC-MS Applied to the Monitoring of Pesticides in Milk and Blackberries, and PAHs in Processed Meats of Colombia, Gustavo Antonio Peñuela Mesa et al. Ch. 8. Applications and Strategies Based on Gas Chromatography-Low Resolution Mass Spectrometry (GC-LRMS) for the Determination of Residues and Organic Contaminants in Environmental Samples, Juan A. Padilla-Sánchez, Patricia Plaza-Bolaños and Antonia Garrido-Frenich Ch. 9. Determination of Pyrethroid Insecticides in Environmental Samples by GC-MS and GC-MS-MS, Cayo Corcellas, Ethel Eljarrat and Damià Barceló Ch. 10. GC-MS-MS for the Analysis of Phytoestrogens in the Environment, Imma Ferrer and E. Michael Thurman Part II: Advances in High Resolution and Accurate Mass GC-MS. Environmental Applications. Ch. 11. Principles and Applications of Gas Chromatography Quadrupole Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry, Jennifer N. Gushue Ch. 12. Gas chromatography-Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry in Food and Environmental Analysis, Tomas Cajka Ch. 13. Ultra-high Mass Resolution Miniaturized Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer “infiTOF” for Rapid Analysis of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), Shinichi Miki et al. Ch. 14. Environmental Applications of Soft Ionization with GC-TOF-MS and GC-QTOF-MS, Viorica Lopez-Avila, Patrick J. Roach and Randall Urdahl Ch. 15: Compound-Specific Stable Isotope Analysis of Natural and Produced Hydrocarbon Gases Surrounding Oil and Gas Operations, Owen A. Sherwood, Patrick D. Travers and Michael P. Dolan Ch. 16. Analysis of Halogenated Flame Retardants by Gas Chromatography coupled to LRMS, HRMS, MS-MS and ToF-MS, Enrique Barón, Ethel Eljarrat, Damià Barceló Ch. 17. Industrial Applications of High Resolution GC-MS, Jeffrey R. Gilbert, et al. Ch. 18. Current Applications of GC-(Q)TOF and GC-HRMS for the Determination of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Water and Sediment Samples, Patricia Plaza-Bolaños, Noelia M. Valera-Tarifa and Antonia Garrido-Frenich Ch. 19. A GC/MS-MS vs. GC/HRMS Dioxin Analysis Comparison. Some Critical Considerations for Low Level Environmental Samples, Marinella Palmiotto, Andrea Colombo and Enrico Davoli Ch. 20. The Future of GC/Q-TOF in Environmental Analysis, Anthony Macherone

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2014

    To magiKK

    Revenge is not the way to go. Standing up for yourself, yes. I understand that. Revenge is a big no no. Heres why. It makes you just as bad as them. I know this sounds cliche but it is true. To keep her from influencing people is simple and sometimes just plain hard to do. Make her rumors untrue. This exposes the liar she is. She says your mean, be the nicest person you can(i have a hard time with this because i cant stand idiots)! Now if she's picking on you, the best thing to do is turn everything into a laugh. Laughter is a strange weapon. Laughter actually reduces pain and increases your endurance to it. Not only that, but you can get her really mad and say something uncool by laughing it off('eugh! Where do you get your clothes? Goodwill?' "What this? This is style!") Now, why is she doing this? Im guessing your either a junior higher or a highschooler. This is that time of life where girls and boys our ages get a bit insecure and selfconscious. She attacks you because she feels she is drowning, and needs to push you underwater to push her head above. If this behavior continues, let her be the little kid while you move onto bigger and better projects. I know its not easy, but its just fact. You need to be the responsible one. Live your life and ignore her. Eventually what will happen is (you did say she treats everyone like inferiors) she is going to start picking on the one person who cannot stand watching bul<_>lying. They are going to really let her have it, and when that day comes, no amount of popularity can protect someone from how much ammunition she gave out to everyone. If one person starts, everyone else she mistreated will have something else to say. The best revenge is truly to withstand whatever she can throw at you. Good luck dear. Thank you for reading. -Joel/Tabby.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2014

    To MagiKK

    Anytime! :D

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2014

    MagiKK

    Thanks, guys. These are great suggestions. (Except for the note thing. That's just cruel. I am above that.) I'm definitely going to use some of those comebacks. I'm going to start doing my best to be the nicest person in existence. Thank you so much.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2014

    Lin

    Alright. About Aurora. I'm not a very creative person, so here's what I'd do; I'd type up some short thing about how much some people hate her. OR you could forge some people' s handwriting(mebbe) and write a discouraging note about her 'from' some people she has strong connections with. <p>
    <p>When I listen to conversations, I just listen to the insults. But here's my fave comeback by far: "Look up there. See that? That's the imaginary sh<_>it I give." I'll let you know if I come up with some more. ~ Lin

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