Advanced Techniques in Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS-MS and GC-TOF-MS) for Environmental Chemistry, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0444626247
  • ISBN-13: 9780444626240
  • DDC: 543.85
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 526 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) has been the technique of choice of analytical scientists for many years. The latest developments in instrumentation, including tandem mass spectrometry (MS-MS) and time-of-flight (TOF) detectors, have opened up and broadened the scope of environmental analytical chemistry. This book summarizes the major advances and relevant applications of GC-MS techniques over the last 10 years, with chapters by leading authors in the field of environmental chemistry. The authors are drawn from academia, industry and government. The book is organized in three main parts. Part I covers applications of basic GC-MS to solve environmental-related problems. Part II focuses on GC-MS-MS instrumentation for the analyses of a broad range of analysis in environmental samples (pesticides, persistent organic pollutants, endocrine disruptors, etc.). Part III covers the use of more advanced GC-MS techniques using low- and high-resolution mass spectrometry for many applications related to the environment, food and industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Series Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributors to Volume 61.
Series Editor's Preface.
1: Advances in GC–MS and GC–MS–MS. Environmental Applications.
2: Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry Techniques for Multiresidue Pesticide Analysis in Agricultural Commodities.
3: Microextraction Techniques Coupled to Advanced GC–MS Techniques for Analysis of Environmental Samples.
4: Determination of Pesticide Residues in Environmental and Food Samples Using Gas Chromatography–Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry.
5: Environmental Odor Pollution: A Complex GC–MS, Olfactometry and Diffusion Modeling Approach to Define Air Quality.
6: Injection Port Derivatization for GC/MS–MS.
7: High-Throughput Analysis of PPCPs, PCDD/Fs, and PCBs in Biological Matrices Using GC–MS/MS.
8: GC–MS Applied to the Monitoring of Pesticides in Milk and Blackberries and PAHs in Processed Meats of Colombia.
9: Applications and Strategies Based on Gas Chromatography–Low-Resolution Mass Spectrometry (GC–LRMS) for the Determination of Residues and Organic Contaminants in Environmental Samples.
10: Determination of Pyrethroid Insecticides in Environmental Samples by GC–MS and GC–MS–MS.
11: GC–MS–MS for the Analysis of Phytoestrogens in the Environment.
12: Advances in High Resolution and Accurate Mass GC–MS. Environmental Applications.
13: Principles and Applications of Gas Chromatography Quadrupole Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry.
14: Gas Chromatography–Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry in Food and Environmental Analysis.
15: Ultra-High Mass Resolution Miniaturized Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer “infiTOF” for Rapid Analysis of Polychlorinated Biphenyls.
16: Environmental Applications of Soft Ionization with GC–TOFMS and GC–QTOFMS.
17: Compound-Specific Stable Isotope Analysis of Natural and Produced Hydrocarbon Gases Surrounding Oil and Gas Operations.
18: Analysis of Halogenated Flame Retardants by Gas Chromatography Coupled to LRMS, HRMS, MS–MS, and TOF-MS.
19: Industrial Applications of High-Resolution GC/MS.
20: Current Applications of GC-(Q)TOF and GC–HRMS for the Determination of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Water and Sediments Samples.
21: A GC/MS–MS versus GC/HRMS Dioxin Analysis Comparison. Some Critical Considerations for Low-Level Environmental Samples.
22: The Future of GC/Q-TOF in Environmental Analysis.