Hydrocarbons: Review of methods for analysis in sea water, biota, and sediments.
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Law, R. J.
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The overview presented in the following paragraphs is not a collection of analytical procedures in the sense of a 'cookbook'. It is intended as an introduction to the subject and a collection of references from which a judicious choice has to be made based upon the specific objectives of an investigation. Scientists active in the field of environmental trace analysis are envisaged as potential users, as well as persons on the decision-making level who wish to familiarize themselves with the complexity, range of application, and limitations of contaminant hydrocarbon analyses in the marine environment. Hydrocarbons, a class of chemical substances consisting exclusively of the elements carbon and hydrogen, are trace constituents of all compartments of the marine environment, i.e., water, suspended solids, organisms, and sediments. The sources of hydrocarbons ar.....
PublisherInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Series;NrICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Sciences; 12
Best Practice TypeStandard Operating Procedure
CitationEhrhardt, M.; Klungsøyr, J. and Law, R.J. (1991) Hydrocarbons: Review of methods for analysis in sea water, biota, and sediments. ICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Sciences, No 12, 47pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-249