Future Work

Gas chromatography has an important role to play in monitoring mankind's emissions into the atmosphere and exploring the natural balance of biogenically released materials. New developments in injection technology and adsorbent materials will allow a greater number of species to be determined automatically in field locations. Development in column technology to reduce the effect of moisture on chromatographic separation and broaden the range of volatilities that may be separated on a given column will also bring significant benefits. Improvements in detector sensitivities and reliability (notably bench-top MS) will determine which of the many available detectors become standard in the next generation of atmospheric instruments.

See Colour Plates 56, 57, 58.

See also: N/Chromatography: Gas: Detectors: General (Flame Ionization Detectors and Thermal Conductivity Detectors); Detectors: Mass Spectrometry; Detectors: Selective. III/Environmental Applications: Gas Chromatogra-phy-Mass Spectrometry.

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