Oceanic long-range transport of organic additives present in plastic products: an overview

@article{Andrade2021OceanicLT,
  title={Oceanic long-range transport of organic additives present in plastic products: an overview},
  author={Helena Andrade and Juliane Gl{\"u}ge and Dorte Herzke and Narain Maharaj Ashta and Shwetha Manohar Nayagar and Martin Scheringer},
  journal={Environmental Sciences Europe},
  year={2021},
  volume={33},
  pages={1-14}
}
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