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Soil and Environmental Analysis: Modern Instrumental Techniques (Third edition)

Keith A Smith and Chris E Mullins 
Marcel Dekker  2000  



Hard cover  700 pages, illustrated  ISBN 9780824709914      £167.00
  • Illustrates the advantages, limitations, range, and challenges of the major analytical approaches utilized in modern research laboratories
  • Includes new chapters and expanded discussions
  • Evaluates traditional and recent analytical methods according to speed, sensitivity, and cost-efficiency
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.

Contents

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. Smith and 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 Pollutants in Environmental Samples
Julian J. C. Dawson, Helena Maciel, Kirk T. Semple, and Graeme I. Paton
Index.

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