Tag Archive: Microplastics

Oct 21

Validation of a method to quantify microfibres present in aquatic surface microlayers

Joshua Birkenhead, Freya Radford, Jessica Stead, Prof Andy Cundy and Dr Malcom Hudson. Journal: Scientific Reports Volume: 10 Article number: 17892 ISSN (Print): 2045-2322 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-74635-3 Published on 21 Oct 2020 Abstract Many of the methods for microplastics quantification in the environment are criticised creating problems with data validity. Quantification of microplastics in the surface microlayer …

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Mar 06

CDT SIS student researching how microplastics can end up in farmland

Freya Radford is a second year PhD student part of CDT in Sustainable Infrastructure Systems and based in Geography and Environmental Science. Freya is researching micro-plastic pollution in agricultural land through organic fertilisers made from sewage sludge.

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