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Title:Stable carbon isotope analysis of selected halocarbons at parts per trillion concentration in an urban location
Authors:ID Mead, M Iqbal, Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG), Bristol Biogeochemistry Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Cantock’s Close, BS8 1TS, United Kingdom (Author)
ID Khan, M Anwar H, Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG), Bristol Biogeochemistry Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Cantock’s Close, BS8 1TS, United Kingdom (Author)
ID Bull, Ian D, Organic Geochemistry Unit (OGU), Bristol Biogeochemistry Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Cantock’s Close, BS8 1TS, United Kingdom (Author)
ID White, Iain R., Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG), Bristol Biogeochemistry Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Cantock’s Close, BS8 1TS, United Kingdom. (Author)
ID Nickless, Graham, Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG), Bristol Biogeochemistry Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Cantock’s Close, BS8 1TS, United Kingdom. (Author)
ID Shallcross, Dudley E, Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG), Bristol Biogeochemistry Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Cantock’s Close, BS8 1TS, United Kingdom. (Author)
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Language:English
Work type:Not categorized
Typology:1.01 - Original Scientific Article
Organization:UNG - University of Nova Gorica
Abstract:∂13C values of a suite of halocarbons have been determined in an urban background site in Bristol, UK. A novel mobile preconcentration system, based on the use of multi-adsorbent sample tubes, has been developed for trapping relatively large-volume air samples in potentially remote areas. An Adsorption Desorption System-Gas Chromatography-Electron Capture Detector was used to measure the mixing ratios of the selected halocarbon species, while a Gas ChromatographyCombustionIsotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer was used to determine ∂13C values. For the species with strong local sources, the variation of isotope ratios has been observed over the experimental period. Some of the results reported in the present study differ from previously reported values and reasons for this are discussed. The reporting of different ∂13C values for selected halocarbons from different areas in the present study suggests that ∂13C values may be used to determine the relative magnitudes of anthropogenic and biogenic sources.
Keywords:Adsorption Desorption System (ADS), Automated Thermal Desorber (ATD), Electron Capture Detector (ECD), Gas Chromatography (GC), Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS)
Year of publishing:2008
Number of pages:340-346
Numbering:5, 5
PID:20.500.12556/RUNG-4629-ebee05f4-82b4-2001-997a-a68a2024299b New window
COBISS.SI-ID:5416699 New window
DOI:10.1071/EN08037 New window
NUK URN:URN:SI:UNG:REP:G9JNHNX7
Publication date in RUNG:18.07.2019
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Title:Environmental Chemistry
Shortened title:Env. Chem.
Publisher:CSIRO
Year of publishing:2008
ISSN:14482517

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