volume 39, issue 19, P4735-4748 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2005.09.029
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Jan Schwarzbauer, Sabine Heim

Abstract: Detailed gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric analyses applied to eight Rhine river water samples constituted a comprehensive characterization of the low molecular weight organic contamination. Within the group of predominant anthropogenic contaminants, only a few compounds were characterized as frequently detected or priority pollutants. Numerous compounds exhibiting physiological or ecotoxicological properties are only rarely reported or still unnoticed riverine contaminants. Information on environmental b…

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