Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics: Fingerprinting And Source Identification

Hardcover | February 17, 2016

byScott Stout, Zhendi WangEditorScott Stout

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Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics: Fingerprinting and Source Identification, Second Edition, provides users with the latest information on the tools and methods that have become popular over the past ten years. The book presents practitioners with the latest environmental forensics techniques and best practices for quickly identifying the sources of spills, how to form an effective response, and how to determine liability. This second edition represents a complete overhaul of the existing chapters, and includes 13 new chapters on methods and applications, such as emerging application of PAHi isomers in oil spill forensics, development and application of computerized oil spill identification COSI , and fingerprinting of oil in biological and passive sampling devices. Contains 13 new chapters on methods and applications, including emerging application of PAH isomers in oil drill forensics, the development and application of computerized oil spill identification COSI , and the fingerprinting of oil in biological and passive sampling devices Presents the latest technology and methods in biodegradation of oil hydrocarbons and its implications for source identification, surface trajectory modeling of marine oil spills, and identification of hydrocarbons in biological samples for source determination Contains new case studies to illustrate key applications, methods, and techniques

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Standard Handbook Oil Spill Environmental Forensics: Fingerprinting and Source Identification, Second Edition, provides users with the latest information on the tools and methods that have become popular over the past ten years. The book presents practitioners with the latest environmental forensics techniques and best practices for qu...

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Thoroughly updated with the new Oil Spill Environmental Forensics tools and methods which have become popular over the past 10 yearsContains 14 updated chapters on important oil spill principles and practices and 10 all new chapters, the latter including PAH isomer and naphthenic acid fingerprinting, gasoline and diesel fuel spills, in...

Dr. Stout has more than 20 years of petroleum and coal industry experience. He specializes in chemical compositions of fuel-derived sources of contamination in terrestrial and marine environments, which includes crude oil, coal, gasoline and other substances. His research has been used for decision making by the United States Departmen...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1142 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 17, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128096594

ISBN - 13:9780128096598

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Spill Site Characterization in Environmental Forensic Investigations

Chapter 2: Sampling Procedures for Securing Evidence for Waterborne Oil Spill Identifications

Chapter 3: Chemical Fingerprinting Methods and Factors Affecting Petroleum Fingerprints in the Environment

Chapter 4: Petroleum Biomarker Fingerprinting for Oil Spill Characterization and Source Identification

Chapter 5: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Homolog and Isomer Fingerprinting

Chapter 6: Polycyclic Aromatic Sulfur Heterocycles as Source Diagnostic of Petroleum Pollutants in the Marine Environment

Chapter 7: Forensic Studies of Naphthenic Acids Fraction Compounds in Oil Sands Environmental Samples and Crude Oil

Chapter 8: Applications of Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography (GC×GC) in Studying the Source, Transport, and Fate of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in the Environment

Chapter 9: Oil Fingerprinting Analysis using Gas Chromatography-Quadrupole Time-of-Flight (GC-QTOF)

Chapter 10: Application of Isotopic Compositions in Fugitive Petroleum Product Identification and Correlation

Chapter 11: Chemical Fingerprinting of Gasoline and Distillate Fuels

Chapter 12: Forensic Fingerprinting of Biodiesel and Its Blends with Petroleum Oil

Chapter 13: Chemical Character of Marine Heavy Fuel Oils and Lubricants

Chapter 14: CEN Methodology for Oil Spill Identification

Chapter 15: Development and Application of On-Line Computerized Oil Spill Identification COSIWeb

Chapter 16: A Multivariate Approach to Oil Hydrocarbon Fingerprinting and Spill Source Identification

Chapter 17: Advantages of Quantitative Chemical Fingerprinting in Oil Spill Identification and Allocation of Mixed Hydrocarbon Contaminants

Chapter 18: Statistical Analysis of Oil Spill Chemical Composition Data

Chapter 19: Biodegradation of Oil Hydrocarbons and Its Implications for Source Identification

Chapter 20: Photochemical Effects on Oil Spill Fingerprinting

Chapter 21: Oil Spill Remote Sensing: A Forensics Approach

Chapter 22: Water Column Sampling for Forensics

Chapter 23: Forensic Trajectory Modeling of Marine Oil Spills

Chapter 24: Identification of Hydrocarbons in Biological Samples for Source Determination