Improving the Estimation of Microplastic Concentrations in Freshwater Environments

Most plastics end up in the oceans and fragment into tiny microplastic particles. Despite being a global concern, microplastic pollution is lacking a standard assessment protocol. In a new study, TUS scientists have now addressed this issue, proposing a method that estimates the sampling requirements for accurate assessment of microplastic contamination in rivers.

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Tokyo University of Science

Tokyo University of Science

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Tokyo University of Science (TUS) is one of the most well-known, respected, and the largest science-specialized private research universities in Japan.