Evidence of micro plastics in the Irish marine environment

Presentation given at Coastwatch’s preliminary results launch on the 23rd of November regarding micro plastics in the Irish marine environment. Our thanks to all of those who participated today.

Evidence of micro plastics in the Irish marine environment

Joanne Casserly(1,2) Sonny Fatimatuj Zohara (1), Jake Martin(1), Audrey Morley(1), Amy Lusher(1,3) Richard C. Thompson(4), Kevin Lynch (1)

1) School of Geography and Archaeology, National University of Ireland, Galway

2) Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway, Ireland

3) Joint Group of Experts on Scientific Aspects of Marine Protection

4) School of Marine Science and Engineering, Plymouth University, UK

 

http://coastwatch.org/europe/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Micro-plastics-in-Irelands-marine-environment.pdf

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