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Main Title Chemical Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter and its Influence on the Chemistry of River Water.
Author Reute, J. Helmut ; Perdu, Edward M. ;
CORP Author Georgia Inst. of Tech., Atlanta. Environmental Resources Center.
Year Published 1972
Report Number ERC-0372; OWRR-A-026-GA; 10707,; A-026-GA(1)
Stock Number PB-210 714
Additional Subjects ( Rivers ; Organic compounds) ; ( Water analysis ; Rivers) ; Humic acids ; Chromatographic analysis ; Molecular weight ; Carboxylic acids ; Phenols ; pH ; Infrared spectra ; Amino acids ; Nuclear magnetic resonance ; Georgia ; Fulvic acids ; Gel permeation chromatography ; Satilla River
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NTIS  PB-210 714 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 41p
Abstract Southeastern U. S. river waters are more or less immediately derived from meteoric waters percolating through soils and swamps. For this reason, they carry dissolved organic matter eluted from the soils and swamps. There is some evidence that the main constituent of river water organic matter is humic material. River water organic matter from Georgia's Satilla River, obtained by freeze-drying the river water samples, was fractionated by gel permeation chromatography (GPC) into three molecular weight fractions. Both the unfractionated river water organic matter and the GPC fractions were characterized by chemical analysis of acidic functional groups (total acidity, carboxyl groups, and phenolic hydroxyl groups). The material was also characterized by IR and NMR spectroscopy. The spectra are comparable to those of soil fulvic acids, but are distinctly different from the spectra of humic acids. The unfractionated material was hydrolyzed and the hydrolyzate was analyzed for amino acids.
PUB Date Free Form May 72,
Category Codes 8H; 64H
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326530623
Origin NTIS
Type CAT