Chemical Pollutants Released to the Marine Environment by Degradation of Plastic Debris

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Gewert, Berit;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Stockholm : Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University
  • Subject: Plastic | microplastic | degradation | leachates | weathering | photo-oxidation | marine environment | toxicity | Environmental Sciences | Miljövetenskap

Since the beginning of the mass production in the 1940s, plastic has been manufactured in quickly increasing amounts. Plastic debris accumulates in the environment and lately much attention has been drawn to the pollution in the world’s oceans. Despite the rapid develop... View more
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