Photoreactivity of humic substances: relationship between fluorescence and singlet oxygen production

@article{Coelho2011PhotoreactivityOH,
  title={Photoreactivity of humic substances: relationship between fluorescence and singlet oxygen production},
  author={Christian Coelho and Ghislain Guyot and Alexandra ter Halle and Luciano Cavani and Claudio Ciavatta and Claire Richard},
  journal={Environmental Chemistry Letters},
  year={2011},
  volume={9},
  pages={447-451}
}
Humic substances are natural compounds abundantly present in the environment. They play a significant role in the natural attenuation of pollution in surface water due to their capacity to generate reactive species upon solar light excitation. Finding physico chemical parameters related to this property would be of a great help in the prediction studies of the organic pollutants fate. In this work, we investigated relationships between the ability of the humic substances to produce singlet… 

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