Revealing accumulation zones of plastic pellets in sandy beaches

Volume: 218, Pages: 313 - 321
Published: Nov 1, 2016
Abstract
Microplastics such as pellets are reported worldwide on sandy beaches, and have possible direct and indirect impacts on the biota and physical characteristics of the habitats where they accumulate. Evaluations of their standing stock at different spatial scales generate data on levels of contamination. This information is needed to identify accumulation zones and the specific beach habitats and communities that are likely to be most affected....
Paper Details
Title
Revealing accumulation zones of plastic pellets in sandy beaches
Published Date
Nov 1, 2016
Volume
218
Pages
313 - 321
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