Description - Atmospheric Degradation of Organic Substances by Walter Klopffer
This compilation on the degradation of 1,100 commercially important chemical products is the first publication to make this knowledge publicly accessible in one book. The data and annotations have been painstakingly assembled over a 10-year period in a collaboration between academia and regulatory authorities. The work explains in detail the methods, including computational ones, for the environmental assessment of volatile and semi-volatile substances, and is rounded off with data tables of degradation rates.
A key resource for manufacturers and regulators of such substances.
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Author Biography - Walter Klopffer
Prof. Dr. Walter Klopffer studied chemistry at the Karl-Franzens-University in Graz, Austria. He then joined the Battelle Institute in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, and since 1975 he is also Professor for Physical Chemistry at the University of Mainz.
Dr. Kloepffer's main field of interest is the spectroscopy and photophysics of aromatic compounds, and the environmental assessment of chemicals.
Dr. Burkhard Wagner obtained a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He completed a postdoctoral period at the California Institute of Technology with George Hammond before joining the German Federal Environmental Agency (Umweltbundesamt), where he was the long-time section head for environmental impact assessment of chemicals.