Publications WEATHER-MIC

WEATHER-MIC publications

Some of the WEATHER-MIC partners published a Commentary in Integrated Environmental Assessment and Monitoring (IEAM) recently: "From the sea to the laboratory: Characterization of microplastic as prerequisite for the assessment of ecotoxicological impact" (Potthoff et al.). The article is available as open access here.

The WEATHER-MIC consortium has published a Brief Review paper discussing microplastic being a possible planetary boundary threat in Environmental Science and Technology Letters (Jahnke et al., doi: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00008). It is available as open access here.

Poster WEATHER-MIC How microplastic weathering changes its transport, fate and toxicity in the marine environment.

Some related papers by the consortium include:

Martin Ogonowski et al.: The effects of natural and anthropogenic microparticles on individual fitness in Daphnia Magna. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0155063, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155063.

Christoph Rummel et al.: No measurable “cleaning” of polychlorinated biphenyls from Rainbow Trout in a 9 week depuration study with dietary exposure to 40% polyethylene microspheres. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts 2016, 18, 788-795, DOI: 10.1039/C6EM00234J.!divAbstract

Sofia Bejgarn et al.: Toxicity of leachate from weathering plastics: An exploratory screening study with Nitocra spinipes. Chemosphere 2015, 132, 114-119, doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.03.010.

Berit Gewert et al.: Pathways for degradation of plastic polymers floating in the marine environment. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts 2015, 17, 1513-1521, DOI: 10.1039/C5EM00207A.!divAbs...

Elena Gorokhova: Screening for microplastic particles in plankton samples: How to integrate marine litter assessment into existing monitoring programs? Mar. Pollut. Bull. 2015, 99, 271-275, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.07.056.

Our partner institution IKTS/Fraunhofer offers two brochures in German/English with information about microplastic particle imaging and imaging of microplastics for toxicological assessment.


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