Atmospheric transport and deposition of microplastics in a remote mountain catchment

  title={Atmospheric transport and deposition of microplastics in a remote mountain catchment},
  author={Steve Allen and Deonie Allen and Vernon R. Phoenix and Ga{\"e}l Le Roux and Pilar Dur{\'a}ntez Jim{\'e}nez and Ana{\"e}lle Simonneau and St{\'e}phane Binet and Didier Galop},
  journal={Nature Geoscience},
Plastic litter is an ever-increasing global issue and one of this generation’s key environmental challenges. Microplastics have reached oceans via river transport on a global scale. With the exception of two megacities, Paris (France) and Dongguan (China), there is a lack of information on atmospheric microplastic deposition or transport. Here we present the observations of atmospheric microplastic deposition in a remote, pristine mountain catchment (French Pyrenees). We analysed samples, taken… 

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