Environmental Chemistry

  • Kurt Varmuza
Part of the Lecture Notes in Chemistry book series (LNC, volume 21)

Abstract

Petroleum oils are released into aquatic environment by shipping, off-shore drilling operations, and catastrophic events. The problem of determining the source of an oil spill is difficult for at least three reasons: weathering, contamination, and analytical error.

Keywords

Biomass Nickel Dioxide Petroleum Shipping 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt Varmuza
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  1. 1.Institut für Allgemeine ChemieTechnischen Universität WienWienAustria

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