Constituent of Natural Organic Matter (NOM) and its Effect in Water

물 속의 자연 유기물 성분이 환경에 미치는 영향

  • Son, Hokyong (Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney) ;
  • Erdei, Laszlo (Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney) ;
  • Kim, Jong-Ho (Faculty of Applied Chemical Engineering & The Institute for Catalysis Research, Chonnam National University)
  • 손호경 (시드니공과대학교 환경공학부) ;
  • ;
  • 김종호 (전남대학교 응용화학공학부)
  • Received : 2006.03.22
  • Published : 2006.04.10


Natural organic matter (NOM) should be carefully considered in terms of its constituent and effect because NOM is complex substances that occur in spatially and seasonally varying concentrations in natural water. This review presents characteristics of natural organic matter present in water. These compounds mainly include humic substances, carbohydrates, proteins (amino acids), hexosamines, fats, oils, greases, and trace organic compounds (endocrine disrupting chemicals and pharmaceuticals and personal care products).


Supported by : Chonnam National University


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