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Sources and fate of plastic particles in northern European coastal waters


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Title: Sources and fate of plastic particles in northern European coastal waters
Authors: Karlsson, Therese M.
E-mail: therese.karlsson@marine.gu.se
karlsson.t.m@gmail.com
Issue Date: 11-Dec-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Naturvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Marine Sciences ; Institutionen för marina vetenskaper
Parts of work: Karlsson, T.M., Kärrman, A., Rotander, A. & Hassellöv, M. (n.d.). Sampling methods for microplastics >300 μm in surface waters – A comparative study between a filtering pump and a trawl. Accepted for publication in Environmental Science and Pollution Re-search.

Karlsson, T.M., Vethaak, A. D., Almroth, B. C., Ariese, F., van Velzen, M., Hassellöv, M. & Leslie, H. A. (2017). Screening for microplastics in sediment, water, marine inverte-brates and fish: Method development and microplastic accumulation. Marine Pollution Bulletin.122(1-2) 403-408
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Karlsson, T.M., Hassellöv, M. & Jakubowicz, I. (2018). Influence of thermooxidative degradation on the in-situ fate of polyethylene in temperate coastal waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 135, 187-194
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Karlsson, T.M., Arneborg, L., Broström, G., Carney Almroth, B., Gipperth, L. & Hassellöv, M. (2018). The unaccountability case of plastic pellets. Marine Pollution Bulle-tin. 129 (1) 52--60
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Karlsson, T.M., Wilkinson, T. & Hassellöv, M. (n.d.). High concentrations of plastic particles on exposed beaches and beaches near urban areas. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2020-01-17
Disputation: Fredagen den 17 Januari 2020, kl 13.00, Aula Kristineberg center, Institutionen för marina vetenskaper, Kristineberg 566 451 78 Fiskebäckskil
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: plastic pollution
microplastics
method development
polyethylene
FTIR spectroscopy
Abstract: Plastics are integral parts of our lives and have allowed for important technological leaps within society. However, an unwanted consequence of our current consumption of plas-tics is marine plastic pollution and in order to reduce its impact we need to understand its sources and fate patterns. It is a threefold challenge as it requires suitable methodology, as well as in-depth studies of sources and the various processes that affect the fate of plas-tics. Based on comprehensive tests and evalua... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-733-0
978-91-97833-732-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/61778
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