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Humic substances : nature's most versatile materials

Author: Elham A Ghabbour; Geoffrey Davies; International Humic Substances Society.
Publisher: New York : Taylor and Francis, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Humic substances are ubiquitous in the environment. These remarkable brown biomaterials are found in animals, plants, coals, sediments, soils and water. They are crucial components of the carbon  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elham A Ghabbour; Geoffrey Davies; International Humic Substances Society.
ISBN: 1591690153 9781591690153
OCLC Number: 52251531
Notes: "Selected papers presented in 2002 at IHSS 11 and Humic Substances Seminar VI at Northeastern University"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xxii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Use of radioactive tracers for the characterization of humic and fulvic acids in high performance size exclusion chromatography / Karsten Franke, Doris Rössler and Hermann Kupsch --
Interpreting capillary electrophoresis--
electrospray/mass spectrometry (CZE-ESI/MS) of Suwannee River Natural Organic Matter (NOM) / Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin --
Comparison of as-delivered and AFFFF-size-fractionated Suwannee River fulvic acid by time-of-flight mass spectrometry / Wilfred Szymczak, Manfred Wolf and Klaus Wittmaack --
Molecular fingerprinting of aquatic fulvic acids by ultra-high resolution ESI FT-ICR mass spectrometry / William T. Cooper and Alexandra C. Stenson --
The macromolecular or supramolecular nature of humic substances : a dynamic light scattering study / Gustavo González-Gaitano and Josemaría García-Mina --
A proposal for the establishment of a database of thermodynamic properties of natural organic matter / Rossane C. DeLapp and Eugene J. LeBoeuf --
Effect of hydration/solvation of organic matter on sorption of organic compounds : conception and sorption isotherm model / Ellen R. Grabel and Mikhail Borisover --
Swelling of organic matter in soil and peat samples : insights from proton relaxation, water absorption and PAH extraction / Gabriele E. Schaumann [and others] --
Sorption of PAHs to natural sorbents : impacts of humic and lipid fractions / Luc Tremblay [and others] --
Interactions and conversions of polycyclic aromatic compounds in the process of humification / Matthias Hübner, Kristoffer E.N. Jonassen and Torben Nielsen --
Pyrolytic study of the bound residues of ¹³C-Atrazine in soil size fractions and soil humin / Marie-France Dignac [and others] --
Phenanthrene sorption by clay-humic complexes / Kaijun Wang [and others] --
Kinetics of desorption of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid from humic acid, metal oxides and metal oxide-humic complexes / C. Liu and P.M. Huang --
Exploring the molecular character and heterogeneity of humic substances via the study of the ion-binding process using an extended polyelectrolyte model / Josemaríe García-Mina --
Study of fulvic-aluminum (III) ion complexes by ²⁷Al Solution NMR / Norman C.Y. Lee and David K. Ryan --
Investigation of colloidal properties and trace metal complexation characteristics of soil-derived fulvic acids by flow field-flow fractionation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (flow FFF-ICP-MS) / Jonathan Bell [and others] --
Comparison of dialysis, polarography and fluorimetry for quantification of Cobalt(II) binding by dissolved humic acid / Fanny Monteil-Rivera, Jean-Paul Chopart and Jacques Dumonceau --
Diffusion of metal cations in humic gels / Martina Klučáková and Miloslav Pekař --
The role of humic substances in trace element mobility in natural environments and applications to radionuclides / Valérie Moulin [and others] --
Influence of humic substances on the migration of actinides in groundwater / G. Buckau [and others] --
Catalytic effects of ni-humic complexes on the reductive dehalogenation of C₁ and C₂ chlorinated hydrocarbons / Edward J. O'Loughlin, Huizhong Ma and David R. Burris --
Humic substances and their direct effects on the physiology of aquatic plants / Stephan Pflugmacher [and others] --
More evidence for humic substances acting as biogeochemicals on organisms / C. Wiegand [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Elham A. Ghabbour, Geoffrey Davies.


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