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Marine anthropogenic litter /
Melanie Bergmann, Lars Gutow, Michael Klages, editors.
Cham ; New York : Springer Open, [2015]
xviii, 447 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
3319165097, 9783319165097
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Cham ; New York : Springer Open, [2015]
contents note
1. A brief history of marine litter research / Peter G. Ryan -- Part I. Abiotic Aspects of Marine Litter Pollution. 2. Global distribution, composition and abundance of marine litter / François Galgani, Georg Hanke and Thomas Maes ; 3. Persistence of plastic litter in the oceans / Anthony L. Andrady -- Part II. Biological Implications of Marine Litter. 4. Deleterious effects of litter on marine life / Susanne Kühn, Elisa L. Bravo Rebolledo and Jan A. van Franeker ; 5. The complex mixture, fate and toxicity of chemicals associated with plastic debris in the marine environment / Chelsea M. Rochman ; 6. Marine litter as habitat and dispersal vector / Tim Kiessling, Lars Gutow and Martin Thiel -- Part III. Microplastics. 7. Microplastics in the marine environment : sources, consequences and solutions / Richard C. Thompson ; 8. Methodology used for the detection and identification of microplastics : a critical appraisal / Martin G.J. Löder and Gunnar Gerdts ; 9. Sources and pathways of microplastics to habitats / Mark A. Browne ; 10. Microplastics in the marine environment : distribution, interactions and effects / Amy Lusher ; 11. Modeling the role of microplastics in bioaccumulation of organic chemicals to marine aquatic organisms : a critical review / Albert A. Koelmans ; 12. Nanoplastics in the aquatic environment : critical review / Albert A. Koelmans, Ellen Besseling and Won J. Shim -- Part IV. Socio-economic Implications of Marine Anthropogenic Litter. 13. Micro- and nano-plastics and human health / Tamara S. Galloway ; 14. The economics of marine litter / Stephanie Newman, Emma Watkins, Andrew Farmer, Patrick ten Brink and Jean-Pierre Schweitzer ; 15. Regulation and management of marine litter / Chung-Ling Chen ; 16. The contribution of citizen scientists to the monitoring of marine litter / Valeria Hidalgo-Ruz and Martin Thiel.
general note
"This publication is Eprint ID 37207 of the Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung"--Title page verso.
University of Gothenburg's logo on title page.
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