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Laboratory and quality assurance protocols for the analysis of herbicides in ground water from the Management Systems Evaluation Area, Princeton, Minnesota

Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4178

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Abstract

Laboratory and quality assurance procedures for the analysis of ground-water samples for herbicides at the Management Systems Evaluation Area near Princeton, Minnesota are described. The target herbicides include atrazine, de-ethylatrazine, de-isopropylatrazine, metribuzin, alachlor, 2,6-diethylaniline, and metolachlor. The analytical techniques used are solid-phase extraction, and analysis by gas chromatography with mass-selective detection. Descriptions of cleaning procedures, preparation of standard solutions, isolation of analytes from water, sample transfer methods, instrumental analysis, and data analysis are included.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Laboratory and quality assurance protocols for the analysis of herbicides in ground water from the Management Systems Evaluation Area, Princeton, Minnesota
Series title:
Water-Resources Investigations Report
Series number:
95-4178
Year Published:
1996
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Mounds View, MN
Contributing office(s):
Minnesota Water Science Center
Description:
v, 18 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Minnesota
City:
Princeton
Other Geospatial:
Management Systems Evaluation Area
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N