Marine pollution: Let us not forget beach sand

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Galgani, Francois; Ellerbrake, Katrin; Fries, Elke; Goreux, Chantal;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: volume 23, issue 1,page40issn: 2190-4715
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1186/2190-4715-23-40
  • Subject: Mediterranean Sea | gas chromatography-mass spectrometry | oyster larvae biotests | bioavailability | microplastics | Pollution | polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons | sediments | infrared spectroscopy | organic contaminants
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Background: Assessing the chemical or bacterial contamination in marine waters and sediments is a very common approach to evaluate marine pollution and associated risks. However, toxicity and organic pollution of beach sands have not yet been considered, except in adjac... View more
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