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Microplastics in benthic fauna and sediments in Arctic waters – Part 2

General

Organisation
Project start
01.07.2018
Project end
31.08.2018
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Marine ecosystems
Project topic
Benthos
Biology

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Norway
Fieldwork region
Svalbard
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 78.251685687133, 15.64453125

Fieldwork start
01.07.2018
Fieldwork end
31.08.2018

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

This project investigates the occurrence and effects of microplastic pollution in the Arctic marine environment focusing on marine sediments and benthic food chains in coastal habitats. Investigations will be carried out in polluted and pristine areas in the Norwegian Arctic to determine the relative importance of different sources.

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