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Passive sampling techniques for monitoring pollutants in water
We review the state of the art in using passive sampling technology for environmental monitoring of waterborne organic and inorganic pollutants. We discuss strategies for sampler design, calibration,Expand
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A "toolbox" for biological and chemical monitoring requirements for the European Union's Water Framework Directive.
Until now, water quality monitoring has relied heavily on spot sampling followed by instrumental analytical measurements to determine pollutant concentrations. Despite a number of advantages, thisExpand
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COMMON IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY FOR THE WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE (2000/60/EC). Guidance Document No. 32 ON BIOTA MONITORING (THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EQSBIOTA) UNDER THE WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE
This Technical Guidance Document on Biota Monitoring (the Implementation of EQSbiota) aims to facilitate the implementation of environmental quality standards (EQS) in biota under the WaterExpand
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Calibration of the Chemcatcher passive sampler for the monitoring of priority organic pollutants in water.
An integrative passive sampler consisting of a C18 Empore disk receiving phase saturated with n-octanol and fitted with low-density polyethylene diffusion membrane was calibrated for the measurementExpand
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Effect-directed analysis supporting monitoring of aquatic environments--An in-depth overview.
Aquatic environments are often contaminated with complex mixtures of chemicals that may pose a risk to ecosystems and human health. This contamination cannot be addressed with target analysis aloneExpand
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Field performance of seven passive sampling devices for monitoring of hydrophobic substances.
The performance of seven passive sampling devices for the monitoring of dissolved concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), hexachlorobenzene, andExpand
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Use of passive sampling devices for monitoring and compliance checking of POP concentrations in water
BackgroundThe state of the art of passive water sampling of (nonpolar) organic contaminants is presented. Its suitability for regulatory monitoring is discussed, with an emphasis on the informationExpand
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Modelling and field application of the Chemcatcher passive sampler calibration data for the monitoring of hydrophobic organic pollutants in water.
Passive sampling of dissolved pollutants in water has been gaining acceptance for environmental monitoring. Previously, an integrative passive sampler consisting of a C18 Empore disk receiving phaseExpand
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Measurement of environmental pollutants using passive sampling devices--an updated commentary on the current state of the art.
The following provides a short overview of the important topics arising from the 6(th) International Passive Sampling Workshop and Symposium (IPSW 2013) held in Bordeaux, France between 26 and 29(th)Expand
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Performance optimisation of a passive sampler for monitoring hydrophobic organic pollutants in water.
The performance of an integrative passive sampler that consists of a C18 Empore disk sorbent receiving phase fitted with low density polyethylene membrane was optimised for the measurement ofExpand
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