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Applied and Environmental Soil Science
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 751956, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/751956
Research Article

Quantitative Analysis of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soils: Comparison between Reflectance Spectroscopy and Solvent Extraction by 3 Certified Laboratories

1Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel
2Remote Sensing Laboratory, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel
3Geography and Human Environment Department, Tel-Aviv University, P.O. Box 39040, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel
4The Soil Erosion Research Station, Ruppin Institute, Emeck Hefer 40250, Israel

Received 9 January 2012; Revised 29 March 2012; Accepted 3 April 2012

Academic Editor: Jose Alexandre Melo Dematte

Copyright © 2012 Guy Schwartz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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