Chemical Marine Monitoring

Chemical Marine Monitoring

Policy Framework and Analytical Trends

eBook - 2011
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Wide- scale chemical monitoring programmes are required byinternational conventions and European Union policies such as theWater Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) and the new EU MarineStrategy Framework Directive (MSFD). This entails all waters,including transitional and coastal waters, sediments and biota.

The final volume in the Water Quality MeasurementSerieshighlights policy frameworks and analytical trends with anemphasis on laboratory methods and quality control.

Within this comprehensive text, the following sections areincluded:

Setting the Scene; monitoring of pollutants Policy Settings; international conventions and EU marinestrategy Marine monitored parameters; trace elements, chemical species,organic micropollutants, and nutrients Types of monitoring; classical chemical monitoring,biomonitoring and in-situ methods Quality assurance; certified reference materials for marinemonitoring Research and developments; the role of sediments in coastalmonitoring, and passive sampling technologies

Chemical Marine Monitoring: Policy Framework andAnalytical Trends is intended for postgraduates and researchersworking in analytical chemistry and its application toenvironmental and health analyses. Those interested in developingnew methods and materials in relation to drinking water regulationswith also find this book beneficial.

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, 2011.
ISBN: 9781119977599
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 451 pages), 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color).


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