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Air and Waste Management
A Laboratory and Field Handbook

ISBN 9781566761116
Published August 6, 1994 by CRC Press
254 Pages

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Book Description

This manual will serve a useful function in training and giving experience to environmental scientists at all levels. Included in this manual are explanatory materials, exercises and experiments. These are intended as training guides. The users of this manual will find it possible to use simple equipment and naturally occurring events to construct some of the needed equipment but may also find it necessary to use commercially available equipment with some of the procedures.

Table of Contents

Documentation and General Calibration

  • Report Preparation
  • Sections of the Report
  • Standard Forms
  • Tables, Figures and Graphs
  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Flow Meters
  • Gaseous Sampling
  • Standard Test Gas
  • Particle Sampling
  • Safety
    Calibration Procedures and Experiments
  • Calibration of Flow Measuring Devices
  • Gas Flow Model Studies-Exercise
    Ambient Air Sampling
  • High-Volume Sampling for Total Suspended Particulate Matter-Experiment
  • Flow Calibration of a High-Volume Sampler Particulate Collection Device-Experiment
  • Extraction Procedures for Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic Sulfates and Nitrates from Air Filters
  • Continuous Carbon Monoxide Analyzer-Experiment
  • Continuous NO2 Monitor Calibration-Experiment
  • Ozone in the Atmosphere-Experiment
  • Methane in Air-Experiment
  • Unique Aerosol Sampling
    Source Sampling
  • Procedure for Leak Checking Source Sampling Trains
  • Method 5 for Particulates-Experiment
  • Methods 1-4 Source Sampling
    Sampling and Analysis of Toxic Compounds in Air
  • Sampling Methods
    Odorous Materials
  • Testing Olfactory Sensitivity
    Appendix A: Reference Method for the Determination of Suspended Particulate Matter in the Atmosphere (High-Volume Method)
    Appendix B: Reference Method for the Determination of Lead in Suspended Particulate Matter Collected from Ambient Air
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