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Protocol for Microplastics Sampling on the Sea Surface and Sample Analysis

DOI :

10.3791/55161-v

10:16 min

December 16th, 2016

December 16th, 2016

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1Sector for Marine Waters, Institute for water of the Republic of Slovenia, 2Laboratory for Polymer Chemistry and Technology, National Institute for Chemistry Slovenia

The protocol below describes the methodology for: microplastics sampling on the sea surface, separation of microplastic and chemical identification of particles. This protocol is in line with the recommendations for microplastics monitoring published by the MSFD Technical Subgroup on Marine Litter.

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