Microplastic contamination in bivalves from the Korean Coast

Title
Microplastic contamination in bivalves from the Korean Coast
Author(s)
조유나; 장미; 한기명; 심원준; 홍상희
KIOST Author(s)
Cho, Youna(조유나)Jang, Mi(장미)Han, Gi Myung(한기명)Shim, Won Joon(심원준)Hong, Sang Hee(홍상희)
Publication Year
2019-05-27
Abstract
Microplastic contamination in the marine environment is an increasing concern. Bivalves are useful bioindicators of microplastic contamination in the marine environment due to several advantages such as extensive filter feeding activity and broad geographical distriburion. This study investigated microplastic contamination in bivalves and seawater at 12 sites along the Korean coasts. The concentration of microplastics in bivalves and seawater were in range of 0.05
URI
https://sciwatch.kiost.ac.kr/handle/2020.kiost/22598
Bibliographic Citation
SETAC Europe 2019, pp.1, 2019
Publisher
SETAC
Type
Conference
Language
English
Publisher
SETAC
Related Researcher
Research Interests

Microplastic pollution,Persistent Organic Pollutants,Oil Pollution,미세플라스틱 오염,잔류성 유기오염물질,유류오염

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