Van Moort, JC and de Vries, D, Rapid carbon determination by dry combustion in soil science and geochemistry, Geoderma, 4, (2) pp. 109-118. ISSN 0016-7061 (1970) [Refereed Article]
Copyright 1970 Elsevier B.V.
Current determinative methods for total carbon and inorganic carbon and carbonate removal procedures are reviewed. A short method for carbonate removal applied to soil science and geochemistry is given, and results of rapid carbon analysis with dry combustion and volumetric CO2 determination are discussed. The standard Walkley-Black determination of organic matter in soil is claimed to be unreliable because of appreciable combustion of charcoal, graphite and pyrite.
|Item Type:||Refereed Article|
|Research Division:||Earth Sciences|
|Research Field:||Exploration Geochemistry|
|Objective Division:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Group:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Field:||Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences|
|UTAS Author:||Van Moort, JC (Dr Jan Van Moort)|
|Web of Science® Times Cited:||9|
|Deposited By:||Earth Sciences|
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