Non-toxic antifouling strategies

@inproceedings{Magin2010NontoxicAS,
  title={Non-toxic antifouling strategies},
  author={Chelsea M Magin and Scott Patrick Cooper and Anthony Bartholomew Brennan},
  year={2010}
}
Biofouling of marine vessels continues to plague sailors as it has for thousands of years1-7. The ancient Phoenicians, inventors of the earliest recorded anti-fouling coatings, covered ships with lead sheets1. Later in the 17th century metals containing copper were also shown to be effective biofouling deterrents. Metals, such as lead, are effective antifouling agents, but have a negative impact on the environment. Ships are still slowed today by the growth of algae, barnacles, and slime on… CONTINUE READING
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