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By D. M. Imboden (auth.), G. Angeletti, A. Bjørseth (eds.)

More than 10 years after the "First eu Symposium on natural Micropollutants within the Aquatic Environment", the "Sixth Symposium" was once held in Lisbon (Portugal) from 22 to 24 could 1990. The Symposium was once organised in the framework of the Concerted motion rate 641 * that is incorporated within the Fourth R&D Programme at the setting of the fee of the eu groups expiring on the finish of 1990. After restructuring the Concerted motion in 1984, specific consciousness has been dedicated to destiny and transformation of natural micropollutants within the aquatic setting. consequently, a massive target of the Symposium was once to study present reviews and development in those parts, in addition to extra common facets on the topic of analytical methodologies and behavior of pollution in the course of water remedy procedures. This quantity includes the plenary papers awarded within the following classes on the Symposium: - Multidisciplinary experiences - Partitioning of natural micropollutants within the aquatic surroundings - Novel analytical innovations in environmental chemistry - tracking micropollutant - Degradation of natural micropollutants in the course of box stipulations - Reclamation of polluted floor water - Chemical and photochemical oxidation - way forward for environmental chemistry. moreover, prolonged models of posters are integrated, protecting the 4 subject matters that are dealt in the 4 operating events forming the constitution of the Concerted motion: 1. Analytical methodologies 2. shipping and distribution three. Transformation reactions four. Water remedy. We think that the complaints provide an exceptional evaluate of present actions in those fields of study in Europe.

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Composition Acitivity Relationships The REP fraction of 15 air samples have been analysed. Ten variables have been determined and mutagenicity has been measured on the extracted material. 1 -K Fe PCI REP/SOOT • . Cd NI GENERAL POLLUTION Figure 4. A) Combined PC sample score plot and respons contour lines. The boxes give sample numbers 0-15) and measured mutagenicity. B) The variable loading plot shows how the original measured element variables correlate with the PC's. The interpretation of the PC's is based on these variable loading values.

It should also be noted that the study river is not an ideal river for studying sediment loads due to the limited amount and uneven distribution of bed sediment. 25 5. 1 MODELLING APPROACH EXAMS II The Exposure Analysis Modelling System was developed by the US EPA to evaluate the behaviour of organic chemicals in the aquatic environment. An environment is modelled using a series of aquatic compartments or segments (ie benthic, littoral, epi- and hypo-limnion) by EXAMS. The model can simulate fairly complex transport systems as well as detailed transformation processes (including 2nd order reaction kinetics and reaction products).

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