Atmospheric Degradation of Organic Substances: Persistence, Transport Potential, Spatial Range
A key resource for manufacturers and regulators of such substances.
Indirect photochemical reactions
Direct photochemical reactions
Degradation on solid surfaces
Degradation in droplets
Degradation in the absorbed state
Calculating lifetimes from experimental data
Persistence and long-range transport
Estimating lifetimes of semi-volatile substances
The REACH directive
DATA TABLES OF DEGRADATUIN RATES
- for > 1100 volatile and semi-volatile organic substances
- arranged by CAS number and compound name
- including kOH, kOzone, kNitrate, kPhoto
- with extensive literature listing
Dr. Kloepffer's main field of interest is the spectroscopy and photophysics of aromatic compounds, and the environmental assessment of chemicals.
Dr. Burkhard Wagner obtained a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He completed a postdoctoral period at the California Institute of Technology with George Hammond before joining the German Federal Environmental Agency (Umweltbundesamt), where he was the long-time section head for environmental impact assessment of chemicals.
"This book is an important publication at the right time. It provides a valuable compilation of existing data and, at the same time, points out the need for more and innovative research in the field of atmospheric reactivity of organic chemicals. ... I recommend this valuable book to all users in academica, government, and industry who need information about the atmospheric fate of organic chemicals, also a teacher or students, who are looking for input data for multimedia models, or are in other ways involved in the hazard and risk assessment of chemicals. ..."
Env Sci Pollut Res 2007
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