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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Imitating the Weathering of Microplastics in the Marine Environment

Authors: Kathrin Oelschlägel, Jenny Pfeiffer, Annegret Potthoff

Published in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

Publisher: Springer International Publishing

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Abstract

The existence of microplastic particles (polymer particles <5 mm) in our environment has already been proven by several studies [Cole et al. in JAMA 62:2588–2597, 2011, Cózar et al. in JAMA 28:10239–10244, 2014].

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Metadata
Title
Imitating the Weathering of Microplastics in the Marine Environment
Authors
Kathrin Oelschlägel
Jenny Pfeiffer
Annegret Potthoff
Copyright Year
2018
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71279-6_23