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  • Examination of the ocean as a source for atmospheric microplastics

    Examination of the ocean as a source for atmospheric microplastics

    PLoS ONE | May 12, 2020...
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    Global plastic litter pollution has been increasing alongside demand since plastic products gained commercial popularity in the 1930s. Current plastic pollutant research has generally assumed...

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  • Microplastics in Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    Microplastics in Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | October 9, 2019...
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      This dataset describes the quantity and morphology of microplastics in water, surficial sediment, sediment core, fish, and shellfish samples from Lake Mead...

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  • Microplastics in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, USA: Occurrence and biological uptake

    Microplastics in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, USA: Occurrence and biological uptake

    PloS ONE | May 4, 2020...
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    Microplastics are an environmental contaminant of growing concern, but there is a lack of information about microplastic distribution, persistence, availability, and biological uptake in freshwater...

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