TITLE: 'In Situ' Monitoring of Aquatic Systems: Chemical Analysis
AUTHOR: Jacques Buffle and George Horvai
The IUPAC Series on Analytical and Physical Chemistry of Environmental
Systems provides the scientific community with a critical evaluation of the
state of the art on physicochemical structures and reactions in environmental
The series is aimed at promoting rigorous analysis and understanding of
physiocochemical functioning of environmental systems. In order to control
the impact of human activity on our environment it is necessary to develop
efficient multi-parameter monitoring systems in addition to understanding
the underlying environmental processes. To carry out the huge numbers of
analyses necessary it is not feasible to employ classical sample collection
and analysis techniques. Robust sensors and instruments for on-site and
automatic measurements are therefore being developed.
A major goal of this book is to evaluate the developments over the last
10-20 years which will form the basis of future sophisticated in situ monitoring
systems. The emphasis is on micro-analytical monitoring techniques and
microtechnology. This book also includes:
- critical discussion of the state of the art of existing techniques and devices,
- what can be expected in terms of performance and
- pocal evaluation of existing and possible future options. Indeed it will
be a valuable reference book for any researcher interested in developing new
types of sensors for in situ monitoring.
Table of Contents:
List of Contributors.
General Concepts (J. Buffle and G. Horvai).
Electrochemical and Optical Oxygen Microsensors for In Situ Measurements
(R.N. Glud, et al.).
Sensors for In Situ pH and pCO2 Measurements in Seawater and at the
Sediment-Water Interface (W.J. Cai and C.E. Reimers).
Sensors for In Situ Analysis of Sulfide in Aquatic Systems (M. Kuhl and C. Steuckart).
Potentiometric Microsensors for In Situ Measurements in Aquatic Environments (D. De Beer).
Biosensors for Analysis of Water, Sludge and Sediments with Emphasis on
Microscale Biosensors (N.P. Revsbech et al).
Continuous Flow Techniques for On Site and In Situ Measurements of Metals
and Nutrients in Sea Water (K.S. Johnson, et al.).
Dynamic Aspects of In Situ Speciation Processes and Techniques (H.P. van Leeuwen).
In Situ voltammetry: Concepts and Practice for Trace Analysis and Speciation
(J. Buffle and M-L. Tercier-Waeber).
Permeation Liquid Membranes for Field Analysis and Speciation of Trace
Compounds in Waters (J. Buffle et al).
Dialysis, DET and DGT: In Situ Diffusional Techniques for Studying Water,
Sediments and Soils (W. Davison, et al.).
Microtechnology for the Development of In Situ Microanalytical Systems
(G.C. Fiaccabrino, et al.).