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
Calibration Procedures and Experiments
Ambient Air Sampling
Sampling and Analysis of Toxic Compounds in Air
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