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Environmental pollutants

Selected analytical methods (SCOPE reports ; 6)

by Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment

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Published by Butterworth .
Written in English


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Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7477830M
ISBN 100408706333
ISBN 109780408706339

Concern about the environment and the start of environmental analysis coincided with the rise of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) was founded in , and as the need for techniques to analyze environmental samples for pollutants was becoming evident, the application of mass spectrometry to the separation provided by . Pollutants that are produced in the atmosphere when certain chemical reactions take place among the primary pollutants are called second-ary pollutants. Eg: sulfuric acid, nitric acid, car-bonic acid, etc. Carbon monoxide is a colourless, odorless and toxic gas produced when organic materials such as natural gas, coal or wood are incompletely.

Environmental pollutants are substances coming from mineral and fossil sources or are produced by humans. Pollutants can harm ecosystems, plants and animals and cause health problems in humans. Major air pollutants are carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide(CO 2), chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), lead, ozone (O 3), nitrogen oxide (NO x), sulfur. Environmental Pollution is any discharge of material or energy into water, land, or air that causes or may cause acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term) detriment to the Earth's ecological balance or that lowers the quality of life. Pollutants may cause primary damage.

Environmental Activity Book Procedure: 1. Remove the label from your two-liter bottle and cut the top off about 10 cm below the top. If your bottle has a base, cut the sides off for better viewing. 2. Ask your parents to help you poke at least four holes with a large hot nail. Poke low around the base of the bottle. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Health Effects of Environmental Pollutants by George L. Waldbott (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .


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