Vol. 4

Vol. 4, No. 1 (September 1998) – Table of Contents

Preface – Going Global

  • Comprehensive approach for assessing the kinetics of primary and ultimate biodegradation of chemicals in activated sludge: Application to linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (T.W. Federle and N.R. Itrich)
  • Biodegradation of coproducts of commercial linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (A.M. Nielsen, L.N. Britton, C.E. Beall, T.P. McCormick and G. Russell)
  • Bioconcentration of LAS: Experimental determination and extrapolation to environmental mixtures (J. Tolls, M. Haller, I. De Graf, M. Thijssen and D. Sijm)
  • Surfactants and the environment (L.N. Britton)
  • Conclusions from the colloquium of the German Standing Committee on Detergents, “The state of the debate on the ecological risk assessment of surfactants,” held on 24th April 1997 in Frankfurt
  • Computer models as important tools for the environmental exposure analysis of surfactants (F.R. Schröder and U. Reichensperger)
  • Ecotoxicology of surfactants (N. Schultz)
  • Linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (LAS) monitoring in Germany (P. Schöberl)
  • Fate of surfactants in activated sludge waste water treatment plants: Outcome of field studies (E. Mathhijs, M.S. Holt, A. Kiewiet, G.B.J. Rijs)
  • Risk assessment of four major surfactant groups in the Netherlands: Application of monitoring data (E. van de Plassche, J. de Bruijn and T. Feijtel)