Microplastic Contamination in Aquatic Environments: An Emerging Matter of Environmental Urgency comprehensively illustrates
the traditional and advanced technologies on sampling, identification and quantification of microplastic from different environmental
media. Contributors summarize and discuss recent research on microplastic and examine studies on nano-sized plastic particles.
Chapters cover a full range of microplastic research, including global distribution, detection, environmental fate, biological
effects and political legislation. Users will find the book to be a comprehensive overview of microplastic research that is
ideal for research and understanding on the occurrence of microplastic in aquatic environments.