Organic Micropollutants in the Aquatic Environment: Proceedings of the Sixth European Symposium, Held in Lisbon, Portugal, May 22-24, 1990

Organic Micropollutants in the Aquatic Environment: Proceedings of the Sixth European Symposium, Held in Lisbon, Portugal, May 22-24, 1990

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ISBN-13: 9789401054836
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/06/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 539
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Session I - Multidisciplinary Studies.- Field data versus modelling. Why environmental sciences need both.- Field testing of transport models for organic chemicals in surface and subsurface water.- The transport and fate of organic pollutants in rivers. II - Field measurement and modelling for styrene, xylenes, dichlorobenzenes and 4-phenyl-dodecane.- Environmental applications of chemometrics - envirometrics.- Session II - Partitioning of Organic Micropollutants in the Aquatic Environment.- Sorption kinetics of micropollutants from suspended particles: experimental observations and modelling.- Bioaccumulation kinetics: experimental data and modelling.- Bioaccumulation of nonylphenol in caged mussels in an industrial coastal area on the Swedish West coast.- Transport and distribution of DDT and PCB in the upper Sado estuary, and accumulation in oysters: importance of runoff.- Herbicide losses in runoff from the agricultural area of Thessaloniki in Thermaikos Gulf, N. Greece.- Session III - Novel Analytical Techniques in Environmental Chemistry.- The role of capillary GC - Hyphenated techniques in water analysis.- Supercritical fluid extraction of chlorinated compounds and other pollutants.- Application of AMD to the determination of crop-protection agents in drinking water - Fundamentals and method.- Session IV - Monitoring Micropollutant.- Liquid chromatographic strategies for the determination of pesticides in the aquatic environment.- Multiresidue analysis of pesticides in drinking water and related samples.- Chemical Analysis as a cyclic procedure (a chain is only as strong as its weakest link).- Session V - Degradation of Organic Micropollutants During Field Conditions.- Microbial degradation of mixtures of aromatic compounds at low concentrations under aerobic conditions.- Microbial aspects of the behaviour of chlorinated compounds during soil passage.- Session VI - Reclamation of Polluted Ground Water.- In situ biorestoration of a subsoil, contaminated with gasoline.- Bioremediation of chlorophenol-contaminated ground water.- Synergic behaviour of microorganisms able to degrade halogenated organic substances.- Session VII- Chemical and Photochemical Oxidation.- Photochemical processes in water and their stimulation for the degradation of organic micropollutants.- Removal of nitrogenous pesticides by direct and radical type ozonation.- The effect of ozonation and biological filtration on the removal of cyanobacterial toxins.- Session VIII - Future of Environmental Chemistry.- Global aspects of the environmental fate of organic micropollutants.- Environmental problems in a long term perspective.- EC policy in the field of water.- Poster Session I - Analytical Methodologies.- Carboxylic biointermediates of LAS and NPEO: synthesis, characterization and RP-HPLC determination.- Dual Column chromatography in a standard gas chromatograph.- Identification of volatile organic compounds in urban and industrial effluents discharged at Sado estuary.- The evaluation of three solvent extraction techniques for the isolation of n-herbicides from drinking-and surface water.- Two interlaboratory studies on volatile organic hydrocarbons.- Determination of nitroaromatics in water using substance specific detection modes.- HPLC with Diode-Array-Detection - a new multi-method in the determination of pesticides in drinking water.- GC determination of chlorophenoxy acids in minor polluted waters.- Multi-component analysis of pesticides in water samples by HPLC. Rapid extraction and neutral/acid fractionation by a carbopack cartridge.- FAB mass spectrometric applications to the study of non volatile organic compounds in water.- Determination of organotin miticides in water and vegetables.- Field measurement of volatile organic chemicals by membrane inlet mass spectometry.- Extraction and analysis of organic micropollutants in river water.- Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.- Identification and behaviour of iodinated haloform medicinal odor.- Contribution of the differential pulse polarography (DPP) to the analysis of nitrated and nitrosated micropollutants in waters.- Determination of chloroacetic acids in surface water.- Evaluation of a simple method for the determination of monoaromatic hydrocarbons in surface water.- An inexpensive method for the determination of organic carbon in sludges and sediments.- Poster Session II - Transport and Distribution.- MASAS - Modelling of anthropogenic substances in aquatic systems on personal computers.- Organochlorine compounds in water, sediments and bivalves from Ria Formosa (Portugal).- Infiltration of organic pollutants into groundwater: field studies in the alluvial aquifer of the Sava River.- Pentachlorophenol - a wood preservative - its distribution in an invertebrate food chain.- Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the river Meuse basin.- Estimating binding coefficients of chlorinated aromatics and aquatic humic substances from molecular properties.- Distribution of petroleum hydrocarbons in a S.E. Mediterranean coastal area.- Origin of adsorbable organic halogens (AOX) in aquatic environments.- Sorption of trichloroethylene by soil and aquifer solids.- Behaviour of detergent derived organic chemicals in the Glatt river. 1. Alkylphenol polyethoxylates and their metabolites.- Poster Session III - Transformation Reactions.- Reactions of the potent bacterial mutagen “MX” with nucleophiles.- Biotechnology of organic chemicals pollutants: study of a real case.- Fate of organic pollutants in the system of reservoirs of the Ter river supplying water to Barcelona (Spain). A study by GC/MS and FAB mass spectrometry.- Persistence of dichlobenil and dichlorvos in water.- Poster Session IV - Water Treatment.- Investigation and removal of an organic pollutant in a ground water source.- Dechlorination with sodium sulfite: effect on the TOX concentration and the mutagenicity of chlorinated solutions of aquatic humic substances.- Research and behaviour of organic micropollutants in natural ponds of waste water from olive oil production.- Formation of the potent mutagen MX and structurally related compounds by chlorination of phenolic substances.- Formation of chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzo furans during chlorination of aquatic humic substances.- Concluding Remarks.- List of Participants.- Index of Authors.

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