Benthic plastic debris in marine and fresh water environments.

@article{Corcoran2015BenthicPD,
  title={Benthic plastic debris in marine and fresh water environments.},
  author={Patricia L. Corcoran},
  journal={Environmental science. Processes & impacts},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={
          1363-9
        }
}
This review provides a discussion of the published literature concerning benthic plastic debris in ocean, sea, lake, estuary and river bottoms throughout the world. Although numerous investigations of shoreline, surface and near-surface plastic debris provide important information on plastic types, distribution, accumulation, and degradation, studies of submerged plastic debris have been sporadic in the past and have become more prominent only recently. The distribution of benthic debris is… CONTINUE READING

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