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Determination of Chemical prints of VOCs through GC-IMS and its Application in Detection of Odoriferous Substances

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sesion04 vera06   In this paper, the possibility of faster measures for determination of chemical prints of VOCs and odours through GC-IMS technique has been evaluated.

   The results from air samples of different locations in a metropolitan wastewater treatment works in the UK are shown.

L. Vera 1, A. Meacham, H. Gygax

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1 (Luciano Vera)

   Competing interests: The author has declared that no competing interests exist.

   Academic editor: Carlos N Díaz.

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   Citation: L. Vera, A. Meacham and H. Gygax, 2015, Determination of Chemical prints of VOCs through GC-IMS and its Application in Detection of Odoriferous Substances, III International Conference of Odours in the Environment, Bilbao, Spain, www.olores.org.

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   ISBN: 978-84-608-2262-2.

   Keyword: GC-IMS, odour, VOCs

Abstract

  In order to evaluate the possibility of faster measures for determination of chemical prints of VOCs and odours through GC-IMS technique, and its potential use as a tool in continuous monitoring, air samples from different locations in a metropolitan wastewater treatment works in the UK were analysed. The results showed different chemical prints of volatiles in each sample and a positive relation with results obtained by olfactometry, which suggests an additional utility for monitoring odour compounds.

 

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