An Introduction to Environmental Forensic Geochemistry
- Executive Summary
- Introduction to Environmental Forensics
- The Origin and Chemistry of Petroleum
- Identifying Hydrocarbons
- Principles of estimating the date of a Hydrocarbon Fuel Release
Acknowledgement: A large part of the Forensics Primer is based on an article published by I. R. Kaplan et al. of Global Geochemistry Corporation (now a division of DPRA-ZymaX forensics). The article is reprinted with permission from from Elsevier Science:
Organic Geochemistry: Vol 27, No 5/6, pp. 289-317, 1997, Isaac R. Kaplan, Yakov Galperin, Shan-Tan Lu, and Ru-Po Lee: "Forensic Environmental Geochemistry: differentiation of fuel-types, their sources and release time."
Please see the Organic Geochemistry Home Page (for the online version of the original article) and the ScienceDirect Home Page of Elsevier Science.