Nanoplastics in the aquatic environment

A.A. Koelmans, E. Besseling, W.J. Shim

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A growing body of literature reports on the abundance and effects of plastic debris, with an increasing focus on microplastic particles smaller than 5 mm. It has often been suggested that plastic particles in the
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMarine Anthropogene Litter
EditorsM. Bergmann, L. Gutow, M. Klages
Place of PublicationBerlin
ISBN (Print)9783319165103
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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    Koelmans, A. A., Besseling, E., & Shim, W. J. (2015). Nanoplastics in the aquatic environment. In M. Bergmann, L. Gutow, & M. Klages (Eds.), Marine Anthropogene Litter (pp. 325-340). Berlin: Springer.