The occurrence of micro-and nanoplastic (MNP) debris in the environment is a research area of considerable public health concern. Various combinations of methods for extraction, isolation, and quantification of MNP have been applied but literature studies evaluating the appropriateness and efficacy of these protocols are lacking. A meta-analysis of the literature (n=134; years 2010-2017) was conducted to inventory and assess the appropriateness of methodologies employed.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2018Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 22-35)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Civil, environmental and sustainable engineering