Calibration and field application of a solvent-based cellulose membrane passive sampling device for the monitoring of polar herbicides.

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dc.contributor.author Hyne, RV
dc.contributor.author Aistrope, M
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T05:34:34Z
dc.date.issued 2008-03
dc.identifier.citation Chemosphere, 2008, 71 (4), pp. 611 - 620
dc.identifier.issn 0045-6535
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14660
dc.description.abstract A passive sampler device selective for hydrophilic analytes was constructed from cellulose membrane (40microm thickness) pre-stained with ruthenium red for 96-168h to impede degradation of the cellulose. The sampling device consisted of pre-stained cellulose membrane tubing containing a binary mixture of the solvents 1-dodecanol and 2,2,4-trimethylpentane as the sequestering medium. A laboratory flow-through system was used to investigate the rates of uptake of herbicides into the solvent mixture of the device and their release. The target herbicides were diuron, atrazine, metolachlor and molinate. Uptake of the herbicides into the solvent mixture of the cellulose membrane device was linear for up to 22 days, and daily sampling rates were determined. Release half-lives from the solvent mixture of the sampling device varied from 14 days for diuron, 15 days for atrazine, 84 days for metolachlor and 28 days for molinate. A field study was undertaken to determine if herbicide concentrations in agricultural drainage water derived from the passive sampler devices deployed for periods from 7 to 22 days, using the laboratory-derived sampling rates, would compare closely with time-weighted average herbicide concentrations determined from extractions of daily composite water samples. The concentrations of diuron, atrazine, metolachlor and molinate determined using the cellulose membrane devices were within twofold of the cumulated mean of the daily drainage water extractions.
dc.format Print-Electronic
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2007.11.017
dc.title Calibration and field application of a solvent-based cellulose membrane passive sampling device for the monitoring of polar herbicides.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Chemosphere
dc.journal.volume 4
dc.journal.volume 71
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 611 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 620 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Environmental Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0502 Environmental Science and Management
dc.for 0399 Other Chemical Sciences
dc.personcode 100467
dc.personcode 010054
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Other Chemical Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000254793600001 en_US
dc.description.keywords Cellulose
dc.description.keywords Cellulase
dc.description.keywords Herbicides
dc.description.keywords Calibration
dc.description.keywords Membranes, Artificial
dc.description.keywords Sensitivity and Specificity
dc.description.keywords Reproducibility of Results
dc.description.keywords Environmental Monitoring
dc.description.keywords Kinetics
dc.description.keywords Laboratories
dc.description.keywords Environment
dc.description.keywords Solvents
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
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utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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