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    Volatile Organic Compounds in the Environment

    Wang W, Schnoor JL, Doi J
    Published: 1996

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    The first publication of its kind to feature comprehensive information on the regulation, measurement, and control and remediation of VOCs in the soil, groundwater and air. 21 peer-reviewed papers from an international array of scientific, legal and environmental experts in the field.

    Key topics addressed include: A multimedia perspective on VOCs in the environment • Challenges involved with the regulation and assessment of VOCs • The impact of VOCS on air quality • Methods to ascertain the environmental fate of VOCs • Environmental measurement and monitoring techniques Innovative approaches to control and remediate VOCs.

    Invaluable resource for the complete spectrum of environmental professionals: engineers, chemists, scientists, regulators and remediation specialists and program managers, as well as federal and state agency environmental personnel and university libraries.

    Table of Contents


    Volatile Organic Compounds in the Environment: A Multimedia Perspective

    Taking Inventory on VOC Releases from Amoco's Yorktown Refinery

    Estimation of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from Canadian Residences

    Vapor-Phase Organic Compounds in Canadian Residences

    Sensory Irritation in Mice Exposed to VOC Emissions from Indoor Products

    A Modified Gravimetric Method for Measuring Rates of Vapor Adsorption and Desorption on Soils. Kinetics of Toluene Adsorption/Desorption on Bentonite

    Outflow Methods for Evaluating the Soil Hydraulic Functional Relationships Between NAPL Pressure and Saturation in Porous Media

    The Fate And Behavior of Volatile Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sewage Sludge-Amended Soil

    Identification and Quantification of Volatile Organic Compounds Using Systematic Single-Ion Chromatograms

    Solid-Phase Microextraction of VOCs in Water

    Estimating VOC Emissions from Waste Water Treatment Units Using a Flow-Through Flux Chamber and Chemdat7

    Preparation and Analysis of Dry VOC-Fortified Soils

    Effect of Collection and Handling Practices on Concentrations of Volatile Organic Compounds Detected in Soil Subsamples

    A New Approach to Evaluating Pre-analysis Holding Times for the Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Soil

    Experiences with a New Soil Gas Technique for Detecting Petroleum Pollution

    Characterizing a VOC Site Through On-Site Analysis of Soil Gas

    A DNAPL Emergency Remedial Action Program in a Developing Country

    Sorption Capacity of Ground Tires for Vapor-Phase Volatile Organic Compounds

    Determination of Volatile Organic Compound Permeation Through Geomembranes

    STERDI: An Innovation to Accelerate Remedial Investigations and Engineering

    Dual-Phase Vacuum Extraction Technology for Soil and Ground-Water Remediation: A Case Study

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E47

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1261-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5323-3

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2048-8