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Microplastics, microfibres and marine snows

A digital method of studying the dynamic behaviours of marine and lake snows in the water column will help to speed up investigations of their behaviour and of the ecological impact of microplastics and microfibres in water bodies.

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Fig. 1: Microplastics and marine snows.


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Galloway, T.S., Porter, A. Microplastics, microfibres and marine snows. Nat Water 2, 507–508 (2024).

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