Plastic pollution on the Baltic beaches of Kaliningrad region, Russia.

@article{Esiukova2017PlasticPO,
  title={Plastic pollution on the Baltic beaches of Kaliningrad region, Russia.},
  author={Elena Esiukova},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2017},
  volume={114 2},
  pages={1072-1080}
}
Contamination of sandy beaches of the Baltic Sea in Kaliningrad region is evaluated on the base of surveys carried out from June 2015 to January 2016. Quantity of macro/meso/microplastic objects in the upper 2cm of the sandy sediments of the wrack zone at 13 sampling sites all along the Russian coast is reported. Occurrence of paraffin and amber pieces at the same sites is pointed out. Special attention is paid to microplastics (range 0.5-5mm): its content ranges between 1.3 and 36.3 items per… CONTINUE READING

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