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Main Title Microplastic pollutants /
Author Crawford, Christopher Blair,
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Quinn, Brian,
Publisher Elsevier,
Year Published 2017
OCLC Number 949750262
ISBN 9780128094068; 0128094060
Subjects Microplastics--Environmental aspects. ; Water--Pollution. ; Micropollutants. ; Kunststoffabfall.--(DE-588)4166051-1 ; Mikropartikel.--(DE-588)4336527-9 ; Wasserverschmutzung.--(DE-588)4189299-9
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ERAM  TD427.P62C73 2017 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 02/24/2020
Collation xviii, 315 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-294) and index.
Contents Notes
The emergence of plastics -- The contemporary history of plastics -- Plastic production, waste and legislation -- Physiochemical properties and degradation -- Microplastics, standardisation and spatial distribution -- The interactions of microplastics and chemical pollutants -- The biological impacts and effects of contaminated microplastics -- Microplastic collection techniques -- Microplastic separation techniques -- Microplastic identification techniques. "Microplastic Pollutants introduces the reader to the growing problem of microplastic pollution in the aquatic environment and is the first ever book dedicated exclusively to the subject of microplastics. Importantly, this timely full-colour illustrated multidisciplinary book highlights the very recent realization that microplastics may transport toxic chemicals into food chains around the world"--Back cover.