Tag Archive: Microplastics

Mar 22

Developing a systematic method for extraction of microplastics in soils

Developing a systematic method for extraction of microplastics in soils Freya Radford,  *a   Lina M. Zapata-Restrepo,b   Alice A. Horton,  c   Malcolm D. Hudson,b   Peter J. Shawb  and  Ian D. Williams  a   aFaculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Southampton, E-mail: f.radford@soton.ac.uk bFaculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Southampton, cNational Oceanography Centre, European Way, Southampton, UK Analytical Methods 2021,13, 1695-1705 First published: 22 Mar …

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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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