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Analytical Chemistry Applied to Emerging Pollutants

  • Sílvio Vaz Jr.

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Sílvio Vaz Jr.
    Pages 37-78
  3. Sílvio Vaz Jr.
    Pages 103-113
  4. Sílvio Vaz Jr.
    Pages 115-117
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 119-122

About this book

Introduction

This book addresses the highly relevant subject of emerging pollutants, which are especially alarming since most of the available treatment technologies are unable to degrade them. It discusses the sources of these pollutants and their fate in the environment, and the main tools available for their analysis. It also describes the representative environmental matrices (air, soil and water) and appropriate analytical methods for each matrix. Furthermore, it examines aspects of toxicology, chemometrics, sample preparation and green analytical chemistry.

As such, it provides a broad overview of the potential analytical approaches for monitoring and controlling emerging pollutants.

This book fills a gap in the literature, and is a valuable resource for all professionals concerned with emerging pollutant control in real-world situations.  

Keywords

Environmental chemistry Environmental analysis Classes of emerging pollutants Degradation products of emerging pollutants Sampling and sample preparation Non-target and suspect analysis emerging pollutant control emerging pollutant treatment

Authors and affiliations

  • Sílvio Vaz Jr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Embrapa Agroenergia, Parque Estação BiológicaBrazilian Agricultural Research Corporation - National Research Center for AgroenergyBrasiliaBrazil

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