Chapter 7. Environmental Organic Analytes

  1. J. M. Rosenfeld
  1. Mira Petrovic and
  2. Damià Barceló

Published Online: 3 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305500.ch7

Sample Preparation for Hyphenated Analytical Techniques

Sample Preparation for Hyphenated Analytical Techniques

How to Cite

Petrovic, M. and Barceló, D. (2004) Environmental Organic Analytes, in Sample Preparation for Hyphenated Analytical Techniques (ed J. M. Rosenfeld), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305500.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street W, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5

Author Information

  1. Department of Environmental Chemistry, IIQAB-CSIC, c/Jordi Girona 18–26, E-08034 Barcelona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111065

Online ISBN: 9781444305500



  • environmental organic analytes;
  • sampling of aqueous and solid environmental samples;
  • sewage treatment plant (STP) effluents in receiving rivers;
  • solid phase microextraction (SPME);
  • extraction using passive samplers;
  • passive samplers – semipermeable membrane devices (SPMDs) and solvent- or sorbent-filled devices;
  • sample preparation for specific compound classes;
  • volatile organic compounds (VOCs)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Initial considerations

  • Extraction of target compounds

  • Extract clean-up

  • Sample preparation for specific compound classes

  • Conclusions and future trends

  • Acknowledgements

  • References