3. Sample Preparation and Inorganic Analysis for Urban Geochemical Survey Soil and Sediment Samples

  1. Christopher C. Johnson2,
  2. Alecos Demetriades3,
  3. Juan Locutura4 and
  4. Rolf Tore Ottesen5
  1. Mark A. Allen,
  2. Mark R. Cave,
  3. Simon R. N. Chenery,
  4. Charles J. B. Gowing and
  5. Shaun Reeder

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670071.ch3

Mapping the Chemical Environment of Urban Areas

Mapping the Chemical Environment of Urban Areas

How to Cite

Allen, M. A., Cave, M. R., Chenery, S. R. N., Gowing, C. J. B. and Reeder, S. (2011) Sample Preparation and Inorganic Analysis for Urban Geochemical Survey Soil and Sediment Samples, in Mapping the Chemical Environment of Urban Areas (eds C. C. Johnson, A. Demetriades, J. Locutura and R. T. Ottesen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470670071.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom

  2. 3

    Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration, Entrance C, Olympic Village, Acharnae, Athens, Gr-136 77, Hellas, Greece

  3. 4

    Department of Geological Resources Research, Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Ríos Rosas, 23, 28003 Madrid, Spain

  4. 5

    Geological Survey of Norway (NGU), N-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Author Information

  1. Analytical Geochemical Laboratories, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470747247

Online ISBN: 9780470670071

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Keywords:

  • Field sample preservation;
  • Physical sample preparation;
  • Instrumental analysis for inorganic analytes;
  • Application of quality assurance;
  • Health and safety issues;
  • Road deposited sediment (RDS);
  • The British Geological Survey (BGS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Field sample preservation

  • Physical sample preparation

  • Determination of bulk properties

  • Analytical sample preparation

  • Instrumental analysis for inorganic analytes

  • Application of quality assurance

  • Health and safety issues

  • References