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Microplastics in a Marine Environment: Review of Methods for Sampling, Processing, and Analyzing Microplastics in Water, Bottom Sediments, and Coastal Deposits


The basic approaches, methods, and procedures for collecting and analyzing samples of microplastics in a marine environment are briefly described.

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Original Russian Text © M.B. Zobkov, E.E. Esiukova, 2018, published in Okeanologiya, 2018, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 149–157.

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Zobkov, M.B., Esiukova, E.E. Microplastics in a Marine Environment: Review of Methods for Sampling, Processing, and Analyzing Microplastics in Water, Bottom Sediments, and Coastal Deposits. Oceanology 58, 137–143 (2018).

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