Microplastic Pollution in Deep-Sea Sediments From the Great Australian Bight

  title={Microplastic Pollution in Deep-Sea Sediments From the Great Australian Bight},
  author={J. Barrett and Z. Chase and J. Zhang and M. Holl and Kathryn A Willis and Alan Williams and B. D. Hardesty and C. Wilcox},
  booktitle={Frontiers in Marine Science},
Interest in understanding the extent of plastic and specifically microplastic pollution has increased on a global scale. However, we still know relatively little about how much plastic pollution has found its way into the deeper areas of the world’s oceans. The extent of microplastic pollution in deep-sea sediments remains poorly quantified, but this knowledge is imperative for predicting the distribution and potential impacts of global plastic pollution. To address this knowledge gap, we… Expand

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