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Freshwater Microplastics
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Martin Wagner, Scott Lambert
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-21 - Publisher: Springer

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This volume focuses on microscopic plastic debris, also referred to as microplastics, which have been detected in aquatic environments around the globe and have accordingly raised serious concerns. The book explores whether microplastics represent emerging contaminants in freshwater systems,
Freshwater Microplastics
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Martin Wagner, Scott Lambert
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-29 - Publisher: Springer

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This volume focuses on microscopic plastic debris, also referred to as microplastics, which have been detected in aquatic environments around the globe and have accordingly raised serious concerns. The book explores whether microplastics represent emerging contaminants in freshwater systems,
Microplastics in Terrestrial Environments
Language: en
Pages: 471
Authors: Defu He, Yongming Luo
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-21 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book focuses on microplastics as emerging persistent contaminants in terrestrial environments. Scientists from around the globe review recent advances in multi-disciplinary research on micro(nano)plastics, including analytical methods; the sources, fate and distribution of microplastics; ecological risks; toxicity and health risks; and control and countermeasures for microplastics in terrestrial environments.
Microplastic in the Environment: Pattern and Process
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Michael S. Bank
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-09 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This open access book examines global plastic pollution, an issue that has become a critical societal challenge with implications for environmental and public health. This volume provides a comprehensive, holistic analysis on the plastic cycle and its subsequent effects on biota, food security, and human exposure. Importantly, global environmental change
Microplastic Contamination in Aquatic Environments
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Eddy Y Zeng
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-17 - Publisher: Elsevier

Microplastic Contamination in Aquatic Environments: An Emerging Matter of Environmental Urgency comprehensively illustrates the traditional and advanced technologies on sampling, identification and quantification of microplastic from different environmental media. Contributors summarize and discuss recent research on microplastic and examine studies on nano-sized plastic particles. Chapters cover a full range of