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By T.R. Crompton

This practice-oriented guidebook collects approximately all equipment released considering that 1975 at the chemical research of seawaters. specified descriptions of either classical and so much complex physico-chemical and chemical concepts together with forty five tables and forty eight figures make this quantity a useful resource for analysts, oceanographers, fisheries specialists, politicians and determination makers engaged in seawater environmental defense. The tools are offered in a logical demeanour in order that the reader can without difficulty learn how to practice them.

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4. Concentration dependences on filtrate volume by procedure 1: (a) Cd; (b) Pb; (c) Cu. Numbers refer to storage time in days. • measured in order of sampling: ◦ measured in reverse order of sampling. From [93] copper (21% and 24%, respectively), can be observed, possibly because of the formation and slow adsorption on container surfaces of hydroxo- and carbonato-complexes [90, 122]. Hence at 4 ◦ C in polyethylene containers no significant changes of heavy metal concentrations occur over a three-month period [105, 110, 123].

They were cleaned by Patterson’s method [39]. All bottles were stored inside two or three plastic bags to prevent contamination. For the pumping system, seawater was pumped up from 9 m and collected in the appropriate bottles on the raft and returned to the shore clean laboratory for preservation and/or analysis. For the other four sampling devices, the sampler was lowered to 9 m, allowed to equilibrate for 10 min, closed by triggering mechanism activated by the Teflon messenger, raised to the surface, transferred into the container, transported back by boat and trucked back 14 1 Sampling and Storage to the shore clean laboratory, where samples were drawn.

3. Comparison of lead concentrations found in a CEPEX enclosure using five different sampling methods and IDMS analysis. • = Pump; = Hydrobios; = Go-Flow; = Niskin; = Seakern. From [38] Wong et al. [38] concluded that: 1. It is feasible to capture a large volume of seawater in the range of 65 000 l by the CEPEX approach for the purpose of sampler intercomparison. It is possible by artificial stimulation of a plankton bloom and detritus removal to produce a reasonably homogeneous body of seawater for the study.

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