Interactions between microplastics and phytoplankton aggregates : Impact on their respective fates

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  title={Interactions between microplastics and phytoplankton aggregates : Impact on their respective fates},
  author={},
  year={2015}
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  • Published 2015
Plastic debris are resistant to degradation, and therefore tend to accumulate in marine environment. Nevertheless recent estimations of plastic concentrations at the surface of the ocean were lower than expected leading the communities to seek new sinks. Among the different processes suggested we chose to focus on the transport of microplastics from the surface to deeper layers of the ocean via phytoplankton aggregates that constitute most of the sinking flux. Interactions between microplastics… CONTINUE READING
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