Picture of UK Houses of Parliament

Leading national thinking on politics, government & public policy through Open Access research

Strathprints makes available scholarly Open Access content by researchers in the School of Government & Public Policy, based within the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Research here is 1st in Scotland for research intensity and spans a wide range of domains. The Department of Politics demonstrates expertise in understanding parties, elections and public opinion, with additional emphases on political economy, institutions and international relations. This international angle is reflected in the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC) which conducts comparative research on public policy. Meanwhile, the Centre for Energy Policy provides independent expertise on energy, working across multidisciplinary groups to shape policy for a low carbon economy.

Explore the Open Access research of the School of Government & Public Policy. Or explore all of Strathclyde's Open Access research...

Seasonal variation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the Thai-Laos Mekong river, 2003-2004

Songsasen, A. and Bangkedphol, S. and Lauhachinda, N. and Homchan, U. and Udomchoke, V. and Jiwapornkupt, P. and Keenan, H.E. and Gaines, A.F. and Tae, S. (2004) Seasonal variation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the Thai-Laos Mekong river, 2003-2004. In: 2nd Asian International Conference on Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2004-09-26 - 2004-09-29. (Unpublished)

Full text not available in this repository.Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

Abstract

The great change in the water level of the Mekong River in each season creates the variation in many environmental factors including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Seasonal monitoring of PAHs in water samples from 10 sampling stations along Thai/Laos Mekong River in April 2003- January 2004 from Golden Triangle to Kongchiam were analysed. Quantative analysis of the 16 priority PAHs namely: naphthylene, acenaphthylene, acenaphthene, fluorene, phenathrene, anthracene, flouranthene, pyrene, benzo[a]anthracene, chrysene, benzo[b]fluoranthene, benzo[k]fluoranthene, benzo[a]pyrene, dibenzo[a,h]anthracene, benzo[g,h,i]perylene and indeno[1,2,3,cd]pyrene were performed.