Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques
Author: Pier A. de Groot
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1398
Release: 2008-11-10
ISBN: 0080930115
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques Book Excerpt:

This two-volume reference serves as a handbook containing a wealth of information for all isotope chemists working in a wide range of disciplines including anthropology to ecology; drug detection methodology to toxicology; nutrition to food science; and the atmospheric sciences to geochemistry. Complementing the first volume, Volume II includes matters that are not strictly confined to the analytical techniques themselves, but relate to analysis of stable isotopes, such as the views on the development of mass spectrometers, isotopic scales, standards and references, and directives for setting up a laboratory. ALSO AVAILABLE: Volume I: Dec. 2004, 0444511148/9780444511140, $176.00 Volume I and II (set): Oct. 2007, 0444511164/9780444511164, $205.00 * Presents an encyclopedic overview of stable isotope analytical techniques in an objective way * Includes descriptions of methods and diagrams of analytical devices * Addresses how older techniques formed the basis for present-day techniques, which can be useful in constructing modern analytical systems * Completments Volume I of the set

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical  Techniques
Author: Pier Anne de Groot
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2004
ISBN: 9780444511140
Category: Stable isotopes
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1372
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Analytical geochemistry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques
Author: Pier Anne de Groot
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1234
Release: 2004
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Geochemistry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques Book Excerpt:

Volume I contains subjective reviews, specialized and novel technique descriptions by guest authors. Part 1 includes contributions on purely analytical techniques and Part 2 includes matters such as development of mass spectrometers, stability of ion sources, standards and calibration, correction procedures and experimental methods to obtain isotopic fractionation factors. Volume II will be available in 2005.

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques
Author: Pier A. de Groot
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1258
Release: 2004-10-27
ISBN: 9780080533278
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques Book Excerpt:

(Parent with price) Volume I contains subjective reviews, specialized and novel technique descriptions by guest authors. Part 1 includes contributions on purely analytical techniques and Part 2 includes matters such as development of mass spectrometers, stability of ion sources, standards and calibration, correction procedures and experimental methods to obtain isotopic fractionation factors. Volume II will be available in 2005.

Compound specific Stable Isotope Analysis

Compound specific Stable Isotope Analysis
Author: Maik A Jochmann,Torsten C Schmidt
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2015-11-09
ISBN: 1782626107
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Compound specific Stable Isotope Analysis Book Excerpt:

The use of Compound-specific Stable Isotope Analysis (CSIA) is increasing in many areas of science and technology for source allocation, authentication, and characterization of transformation reactions. Until now, there have been no textbooks available for students with an analytical chemical background or basic introductory books emphasising the instrumentation and theory. This book is the first to focus solely on stable isotope analysis of individual compounds in sometimes complex mixtures. It acts as both a lecture companion for students and a consultant for advanced scientists in fields including forensic and environmental science. The book starts with a brief history of the field before going on to explain stable isotopes from scratch. The different ways to express isotope abundances are introduced together with isotope effects and isotopic fractionation. A detailed account of the required technical equipment and general procedures for CSIA is provided. This includes sections on derivatization and the use of microextraction techniques in GC-IRMS. The very important topic of referencing and calibration in CSIA is clearly described. This differs from approaches used in quantitative analysis and is often difficult for the newcomer to comprehend. Examples of successful applications of CSIA in food authenticity, forensics, archaeology, doping control, environmental science, and extraterrestrial materials are included. Applications in isotope data treatment and presentation are also discussed and emphasis is placed on the general conclusions that can be drawn from the uses of CSIA. Further instrumental developments in the field are highlighted and selected experiments are introduced that may act as a basis for a short practical course at graduate level.

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes
Author: Keith A. Hobson,Leonard I. Wassenaar
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2018-09-13
ISBN: 0128147245
Category: Nature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes Book Excerpt:

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes, Second Edition, provides a complete introduction to new and powerful isotopic tools and applications that track animal migration, reviewing where isotope tracers fit in the modern toolbox of tracking methods. The book provides background information on a broad range of migration scenarios in terrestrial and aquatic systems and summarizes the most cutting-edge developments in the field that are revolutionizing the way migrant individuals and populations are assigned to their true origins. It allows undergraduates, graduate students and non-specialist scientists to adopt and apply isotopes to migration research, and also serves as a useful reference for scientists. The new edition thoroughly updates the information available to the reader on current applications of this technique and provides new tools for the isotopic assignment of individuals to origins, including geostatistical multi-isotope approaches and the ways in which researchers can combine isotopes with routine data in a Bayesian framework to provide best estimates of animal origins. Four new chapters include contributions on applications to the movements of terrestrial mammals, with particular emphasis on how aspects of animal physiology can influence stable isotope values. Includes an animal physiology component that is an in-depth overview of the cautions and caveats related to this technique Covers marine and aquatic isoscapes and methods to track marine organisms for researchers trying to apply isotopic tracking to animals in these environments Features state-of-the-art statistical treatments for assignment and combining diverse datasets

Calcium Stable Isotope Geochemistry

Calcium Stable Isotope Geochemistry
Author: Nikolaus Gussone,Anne-Désirée Schmitt,Alexander Heuser,Frank Wombacher,Martin Dietzel,Edward Tipper,Martin Schiller
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2016-05-02
ISBN: 3540689532
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Calcium Stable Isotope Geochemistry Book Excerpt:

This book provides an overview of the fundamentals and reference values for Ca stable isotope research, as well as current analytical methodologies including detailed instructions for sample preparation and isotope analysis. As such, it introduces readers to the different fields of application, including low-temperature mineral precipitation and biomineralisation, Earth surface processes and global cycling, high-temperature processes and cosmochemistry, and lastly human studies and biomedical applications. The current state of the art in these major areas is discussed, and open questions and possible future directions are identified. In terms of its depth and coverage, the current work extends and complements the previous reviews of Ca stable isotope geochemistry, addressing the needs of graduate students and advanced researchers who want to familiarize themselves with Ca stable isotope research.

Sector Field Mass Spectrometry for Elemental and Isotopic Analysis

Sector Field Mass Spectrometry for Elemental and Isotopic Analysis
Author: Thomas Prohaska,Johanna Irrgeher,Andreas Zitek,Norbert Jakubowski
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 666
Release: 2014-11-21
ISBN: 1849735409
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sector Field Mass Spectrometry for Elemental and Isotopic Analysis Book Excerpt:

This book was triggered by the success story of sector field mass spectrometry in elemental and isotopic analysis from the early days when the first mass spectrum of Ne was presented a hundred years ago. The outstanding and unique features of sector field mass spectrometry - high sensitivity, high mass resolution and simultaneous multiple ion detection - paved the way for its successful and increasing application in different fields of science. Written, compiled and edited by worldwide renowned experts with profound expertise in sector field mass spectrometry related to elemental and isotopic analysis, this book is intended to provide deep insight into the topic along with fundamental knowledge about elemental and isotopic analysis. Aimed at scientists in the field of natural and life sciences, instrument manufacturers, practitioners and graduate students, this book provides solid information about the methodological background and analytical capabilities of sector field mass spectrometry. A detailed description of peculiarities and an overview of the most relevant applications making use of specific techniques using sector field mass analysers (ICP-MS, GDMS, TIMS, SIMS and IRMS) are given, including a presentation of the currently available commercial instruments. This approach guarantees that readers are thoroughly introduced to and familiarized with the fascinating inter- and transdisciplinary field of sector field mass spectrometry.

Food Protected Designation of Origin

Food Protected Designation of Origin
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2013-06-11
ISBN: 0444595724
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Protected Designation of Origin Book Excerpt:

Protected designation of origin (PDO) taken together with other geographical indicators, such as protected geographical indication (PGI) and traditional specialty guaranteed (TSG), offer the consumer additional guarantees on the quality and authentication of foods. They are important tools that protect the names of regional foods, such as wines, cheeses, hams, sausages and olives, so that only foods that genuinely originate in a particular region are allowed to be identified as such. The economic value of these regional foods, as well as the increased interest from consumers and the food industry about the traceability and origin of food, mean that it has become necessary to establish methods for PDO and PGI authentication based on the specific characteristics and chemical markers of these kinds of products. This book offers a complete guide of the methods available to authenticate food PDO, beginning with an explanation of the analytical and chemometric methods available for PDO authentication, before looking at the main foods covered, PGI labels and the social and legal framework for food PGIs. It will be of interest to people engaged in the fields of food production, commercialization and consumption, as well as policymakers and control laboratories. Offers a complete guide to the methods available for food Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) authentication Explains the analytical and chemometric methods Focuses on the various food products covered by authentication labels

Chemistry In The Cryosphere In 2 Parts

Chemistry In The Cryosphere  In 2 Parts
Author: Paul Shepson,Florent Domine
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 924
Release: 2021-10-12
ISBN: 9811230145
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chemistry In The Cryosphere In 2 Parts Book Excerpt:

Ice and snow on Earth modulate and modify the climate, chemistry and fate of air and water pollutants. Climate change is drastically impacting Nature and extent of the cryosphere, with attendant feedbacks on atmospheric composition and climate. These changes are happening at a rate that outpaces the development of fundamental knowledge of processes that occur within/on the surfaces of ice and snow, confounding our ability to develop a predictive capability for future states of the Earth environment.This set, comprising 17 chapters, written by world experts on these topics, are thus intended to document the current state of understanding of the structure, physical properties, abundance, and chemical and microbiological processes that occur within/on ice and snow in all Earth environments in which it exists, and to express needs for improvement of that understanding. This, only comprehensive treatise/collection that covers environmentally relevant chemistry and related physical aspects of snow and ice in the Earth system, and the connections to climate change, will be accessible to those with introductory college-level understanding of chemistry and physics.

Chemical and Physical Signatures for Microbial Forensics

Chemical and Physical Signatures for Microbial Forensics
Author: John B. Cliff,Helen W. Kreuzer,Christopher J. Ehrhardt,David S. Wunschel
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 138
Release: 2011-12-09
ISBN: 1603272178
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chemical and Physical Signatures for Microbial Forensics Book Excerpt:

Combining the disciplines of biological, physical and chemical science, microbial forensics has a rapidly rising profile in a world increasingly troubled by the threat of ‘biocrime’ and ‘bioterrorism’. This valuable resource is a major addition to a body of literature reckoned to lack sufficient breadth. It presents a variety of phenotypic and trace signature methodologies associated with cultured microorganisms that, despite being genetically identical, may be characterized by differing cultural environments. One of the central challenges faced by those working in this field is the sheer diversity of potentially harmful agents, which in themselves total more than 1000 viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoan parasites. Their numerous additional variants render the process of ‘fingerprinting’ biological agents notoriously difficult, especially when the limitations of genetic analysis are factored in. Attribution of crime is relatively easy through human DNA, but lacking the genetic individuation of humans and animals, microbial forensics has to complement phylogenetic techniques with chemical and physical ones. In the best case, genetic analysis in the ‘biocrime’ sector can exclude sources, narrow the population of possible sources and support associations with potential sources. To complement these genetic techniques, chemical and physical methods can be used to compare ‘signatures’ imparted to microbial samples by environments in which they are grown and processed. Collating a range of microbiological fingerprinting techniques in one volume, and covering everything from statistical analysis to laboratory protocols, this publication furthers the aim of forensic investigators who need robust and legally admissible forensic evidence to present in a courtroom.

Combining and Reporting Analytical Results

Combining and Reporting Analytical Results
Author: Aleš Fajgelj,Maria Belli,U. Sansone
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Combining and Reporting Analytical Results Book Excerpt:

"This book contains lectures presented at the international workshop on "Combining and Reporting Analytical Results--The Role of (meteorological) Traceability and (measurement) Uncertainty for Comparing Analytical Results", held from 6 to 8 March 2006 in Rome, Italy."--Pref.

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes
Author: Keith A. Hobson,Leonard I. Wassenaar
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2008-04-23
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes Book Excerpt:

Many questions in animal biology require the ability to track animal movement by using multi-disciplinary and technological innovations. Over the past decade, intrinsic chemical markers have become especially key in the study of migration. Stable isotopes are a successful example of instrinic markers that have yielded new and valuable insights into animal migration. This book provides a consolidated overview of the current knowlesge of stable isotopes in terrestrial migration research questions, and to provide a practical handbook for those considering using stable isotopes in their migration research. * Presents information for readers to understand how to apply isotopic methods for tracking * Critical information on areas for future research * Practical guidelines and discussions of sample collection, sample preparation, isotope-ratio mass spectrometry data analysis, and issues of isotopic exchange and heterogeneity * Enhanced understanding of data and statistical analysis in isotope-based studies of migratory animals

Stable Isotopes in Ecology and Environmental Science

Stable Isotopes in Ecology and Environmental Science
Author: Robert Michener,Kate Lajtha
Publsiher: Wiley-Blackwell
Total Pages: 602
Release: 2007-10-08
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stable Isotopes in Ecology and Environmental Science Book Excerpt:

Highlighting the uses of stable isotope analysis in many ecological disciplines, this book examines the methods of research and information on experimental techniques in ecology. It looks at techniques that use natural abundance isotopes to: follow whole ecosystem element cycling; understand processes; and more.

Strategies for High precision Nitrogen and Carbon Position specific Isotope Analysis

Strategies for High precision Nitrogen and Carbon Position specific Isotope Analysis
Author: Nabil Mohamed Reda Saad
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2003
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Strategies for High precision Nitrogen and Carbon Position specific Isotope Analysis Book Excerpt:

An alternative enzymatic strategy for N-PSIA is also described and is implemented on commercially available compound-specific isotope analysis systems. This strategy necessitates chemical derivatization for some of the deaminated compounds to enhance volatility for GC analysis. High-precision measurements were achieved for the two non-equivalent N positions of lysine (SD(delta 15N)

Institute of Geological Nuclear Sciences Information Series

Institute of Geological   Nuclear Sciences Information Series
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2004
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Geology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Analytical Techniques

Handbook of Analytical Techniques
Author: Helmut Günzler,Alex Williams
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2001
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Analytical chemistry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Analytical Techniques Book Excerpt:

The "Handbook of Analytical Techniques" serves as a concise, one-stop reference source for every professional, researcher, or student using analytical techniques. All relevant spectroscopic, chromatographic, and electrochemical techniques are described, including chemical and biochemical sensors, as well as e. g. thermal analysis, bioanalytical, nuclear or radiochemical techniques. Special articles are devoted to general topics such as chemometrics, sampling, and sample preparation. All articles were written and reviewed by acknowledged experts. They cover the fundamentals, instrumentation, and applications of each technique. Numerous references for each article facilitate access to the primary literature. This two-volume handbook comprises almost 1,200 pages with more than 900 figures and has an attractive two-column page layout. It is the key source for problemsolving in all areas of analysis, e. g. of food, water, wastewater, air, soil, biomolecules, pharmaceuticals, or for materials.

Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae

Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Geology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Year Book

Year Book
Author: Carnegie Institution of Washington
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2004
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Research
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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