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Main Title Soil Sorption of Volatile and Semivolatile Organic Compounds in a Mixture.
Author Walton, B. T. ; Hendricks, M. S. ; Francis, C. W. ; Griest, W. H. ; Merriweather, R. ;
CORP Author Oak Ridge National Lab., TN. ;Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Graduate Program in Environmental Toxicology.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Publisher c1993
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA-68-C8-0058; EPA/600/J-93/130;
Stock Number PB93-181188
Additional Subjects Soil analysis ; Sorption ; Volatile organic compounds ; Hazardous materials ; Environmental transport ; Land pollution ; Soil contamination ; Water pollution ; Waste disposal ; Comparison ; Mixtures ; Extraction ; Laboratory equipment ; Reprints ; Partition coefficients ; Zero headspace extractors
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NTIS  PB93-181188 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
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In the study, the authors used a zero headspace extractor (ZHE) vessel to measure the soil sorption partition coefficients (K(sub p)) for a mixture of 16 volatile and semivolatile organic compounds commonly present at hazardous waste sites. The sorption partition coefficients were compared with sorption data predicted from the n-octanol/water partition coefficient (K(sub ow)) of each compound. The findings provide a basis for extrapolation of sorption data for individual compounds to mixtures of compounds with high vapor pressures. In addition, the potential utility of a ZHE for soil sorption measurements of volatile compounds is demonstrated. (Copyright (c) 1992, ASA, CSSA, SSSA.)