Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in bottom sediments: Identification of sources - Publikacja - MOST Wiedzy

Wyszukiwarka

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in bottom sediments: Identification of sources

Abstrakt

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) can enter the environment from various sources. They are synthetic chemicals and as such are present in the environment mainly as mixtures containing various amounts of PCB congeners. It is therefore difficult to pinpoint the source of PCB emissions into the environment and the pathways along which they migrate there. The situation is different where locating the emission sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is concerned. There is much information in the literature on the molecular markers that can be used to identify the sources of PAH emissions into the environment. Environmental samples like soil or bottom sediments are usually analysed for their contents of both groups of compounds. Therefore, with data on the origins of PAHs to hand, and seeking and comparing mutual correlations, one can attempt to define the probable sources of emission of PCBs. The purpose of this work was to identify the probable PCBs emission sources in bottom sediments using available data, that is polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon diagnostic ratios. The numerical ratios of pairs of compounds such as fluoranthene/pyrene, phenanthrene/anthracene, fluoranthene/(fluoranthene + pyrene) and chrysene/benzo[a]anthracene are generally used as a tool for identifying and assessing pollution emission sources.

Cytowania

  • 1 6

    CrossRef

  • 1 0

    Web of Science

  • 1 3

    Scopus

Cytuj jako

Pełna treść

pełna treść publikacji nie jest dostępna w portalu

Słowa kluczowe

Informacje szczegółowe

Kategoria:
Publikacja w czasopiśmie
Typ:
artykuł w czasopiśmie wyróżnionym w JCR
Opublikowano w:
CHEMOSPHERE nr 111, strony 151 - 156,
ISSN: 0045-6535
Język:
angielski
Rok wydania:
2014
Opis bibliograficzny:
Wolska L., Mechlińska A., Rogowska J., Namieśnik J.: Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in bottom sediments: Identification of sources// CHEMOSPHERE. -Vol. 111, (2014), s.151-156
DOI:
Cyfrowy identyfikator dokumentu elektronicznego (otwiera się w nowej karcie) 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.03.025
Weryfikacja:
Politechnika Gdańska

wyświetlono 42 razy

Publikacje, które mogą cię zainteresować

Meta Tagi