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Guidelines for the monitoring and assessment of plastic litter and microplastics in the ocean.
(GESAMP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection, London, UK, 2019)
The Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP) has been involved in the issue of marine plastic litter and microplastics for over a decade. Initially interest was ...
Sampling and Analysis Plan for Microplastic Monitoring in San Francisco Bay and Adjacent National Marine Sanctuaries: FINAL.
(San Francisco Estuary Institute and Aquatic Science Center, Richmond, CA, 2017)
Plastic in the ocean, and more specifically microplastic (particles <5 mm), has been gaining global attention as a pervasive and preventable threat to the health of marine ecosystems. Microplastic is ingested by marine ...
The use of potassium hydroxide (KOH) solution as a suitable approach to isolate plastics ingested by marine organisms.
In studies of plastic ingestion by marine wildlife, visual separation of plastic particles from gastrointestinal tracts or their dietary content can be challenging. Earlier studies have used solutions to dissolve organic ...
Patterns of suspended and salp-ingested microplastic debris in the North Pacific investigated with epifluorescence microscopy.
Microplastics (< 5 mm) have long been a concern in marine debris research, but quantifying the smallest microplastics (< 333 μm) has been hampered by appropriate collection methods, like net tows. We modified standard ...
Marine litter: how to monitor, reduce and prevent ocean debris. Focus on plastics and microplastics.
(Vrie Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018)
We live in the age of plastics. They are ubiquitous in our daily life and in many industrial applications. They play a major role in our economy. Their production continuously increases. However, plastics are not well ...