The Main Environmental Matrices: Air, Soil, and Water

  • Sílvio Vaz Jr.


This chapter describes the main aspects of chemical composition and functionality of air, soil, and water. Furthermore, here are presented several methods of sampling, extraction, cleanup, separation, and analysis of EPs in these matrices.


Chemical composition Physicochemical properties Sampling Sample preparation Analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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