Accession Number:

ADA595436

Title:

Integrated Forensics Approach to Fingerprint PCB Sources in Sediments using Rapid Sediment Characterization (RSC) and Advanced Chemical Fingerprinting (ACF). (Environmental Security Technology Certification Program)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan 2008-Jan 2012

Corporate Author:

SPACE AND NAVAL WARFARE SYSTEMS CENTER PACIFIC SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

2012-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

229.0

Abstract:

This technical document demonstrates an integrated approach to fingerprint sediment polychlorinated biphenyl PCB contamination that combines sediment screening technologies on a large number of field samples followed by detailed PCB congener analysis in conjunction with advanced chemical fingerprinting data interpretation on a subset of selected laboratory samples to identify PCB sources to sediments.

Subject Categories:

  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE