By Michael J. Barlow (auth.), L. Stanghellini, J. R. Walsh, N. G. Douglas (eds.)

In the decade extra-galactic planetary nebulae (PNe) have received expanding value. better observational functions have allowed fainter and fainter PNe to be studied in galaxies well past the Milky method. Planetary nebulae will be detected to not less than 30Mpc. they're present in galaxies of all kinds and likewise among the galaxies in close by galaxy clusters. they're worthy as probes, either for delivering the rate in their host stars and in addition the evolutionary prestige and relation to the stellar inhabitants from which they formed.

This publication comprises the court cases of a workshop held at ESO headquarters in Garching in 2004, the 1st assembly committed completely to Extra-galactic Planetary Nebulae. quite a lot of themes is roofed, from stellar and nebular astrophysics to galactic dynamics and galaxy clusters, making this quantity a special and well timed reference of wide astrophysical interest.

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3 Surnpling techniqiies 17 Sternberg et ul.. 1991). For different vertical resolutions, the water is collected in multi-chamber samplers. The transport is performed across filter and dialysis membranes, either actively by suction via pumps and vacuums or passively driven by concentration gradients and diffusion. Sampling techniques for subsequent analysis of radioactive tracers in seawater are described in detail in Chapter 13. , McCave, 1984, Clegg and Whitfield, 1990). Therefore, to understand the processes controlling the distribution of the chemical components as well as their biogeochemical cycles, the relative masses and composition of the two particle types must be known, implying the collection and analysis of both SPM and sinking particles.

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Even with the use of arm-long gloves, hand sampling involves certain contamination risks. 5 and 10 m, depending on the draught of the main vessel, may be taken manually with suitable samplers attached to appropriate ropes. This is especially important for analytes where the ship may constitute a sigmficant source of contamination. Figure 1-1shows an example of a surface skimmer type oil sampler. It consists of a 250mL Pyrex bottle attached at right angles to a cylindrical float. The sampler is pulled with a line along the water surface and turns through 90" into the vertical position once the sampler is filled.

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