Measurement of organic vapor isotherms on wet soils and aquifer materials

James Farrell, Martin Reinhard

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Abstract

A technique for measuring organic vapor sorption onto water coated soils and aquifer materials is presented. The method has several advantages over other techniques such as microbalance, extraction, and headspace method. The solids used are coated with a surface layer of water and are in equilibrium with a gas phase at 100% relative humidity, simulating conditions in the unsaturated zone. Advantages of the method include the ability to measure isotherms over at least 5 orders of magnitude in organic vapor concentration, the ability to measure sorption onto very low sorbing solids, and the ability to allow an indefinite time for equilibrium to be reached.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationASTM Special Technical Publication
PublisherPubl by ASTM
Pages140-150
Number of pages11
Edition1118
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes
EventSymposium on Current Practices in Ground Water and Vadose Investigations - San Diego, CA, USA
Duration: Jan 30 1991Feb 1 1991

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OtherSymposium on Current Practices in Ground Water and Vadose Investigations
CitySan Diego, CA, USA
Period1/30/912/1/91

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Aquifers
Isotherms
Sorption
Vapors
Soils
Water
Atmospheric humidity
Gases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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Farrell, J., & Reinhard, M. (1992). Measurement of organic vapor isotherms on wet soils and aquifer materials. In ASTM Special Technical Publication (1118 ed., pp. 140-150). Publ by ASTM.

Measurement of organic vapor isotherms on wet soils and aquifer materials. / Farrell, James; Reinhard, Martin.

ASTM Special Technical Publication. 1118. ed. Publ by ASTM, 1992. p. 140-150.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Farrell, J & Reinhard, M 1992, Measurement of organic vapor isotherms on wet soils and aquifer materials. in ASTM Special Technical Publication. 1118 edn, Publ by ASTM, pp. 140-150, Symposium on Current Practices in Ground Water and Vadose Investigations, San Diego, CA, USA, 1/30/91.
Farrell J, Reinhard M. Measurement of organic vapor isotherms on wet soils and aquifer materials. In ASTM Special Technical Publication. 1118 ed. Publ by ASTM. 1992. p. 140-150
Farrell, James ; Reinhard, Martin. / Measurement of organic vapor isotherms on wet soils and aquifer materials. ASTM Special Technical Publication. 1118. ed. Publ by ASTM, 1992. pp. 140-150
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