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Proceedings of the International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

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    Chapter 1 Sub-Basin Scale Heterogeneity in the Polymeric Composition of Floating Microplastics in the Mediterranean Sea
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    Chapter 2 Floating Microplastics in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea: Temporal and Spatial Heterogeneities
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    Chapter 3 Microplastic Abundance and Polymer Types in a Mediterranean Environment
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    Chapter 4 TARA Mediterranean Expedition: Assessing the Impact of Microplastics on Mediterranean Ecosystem
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    Chapter 5 Statistical Methodology for Identifying Microplastic Samples Collected During TARA Mediterranean Campaign
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    Chapter 6 Toward 3D Modeling the Plastic Marine Debris in the Mediterranean
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    Chapter 7 Assessment of Microplastics Marine Pollution from an Environmental NGO’s Point of View: The First Study About the Widespread Presence of Plastic Pellets Along the Italian Coast
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    Chapter 8 Microplastics from Wastewater Treatment Plants—Preliminary Data
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    Chapter 9 Challenging the Microplastic Extraction from Sandy Sediments
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    Chapter 10 Are Our Synthetic Fabrics Released into the Marine Environment? Evidences on Microplastics Pollution in Wastewater Coming from Our Laundry
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    Chapter 11 Analytical Approach for the Detection of Micro-sized Fibers from Textile Laundry
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    Chapter 12 Study on Microplastics Release from Fishing Nets
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    Chapter 13 A Research on Microplastic Presence in Outdoor Air
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    Chapter 14 Commonly Used Disposable Plastic Bags as a Source of Microplastic in Environment
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    Chapter 15 From Coral Triangle to Trash Triangle—How the Hot spot of Global Marine Biodiversity Is Threatened by Plastic Waste
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    Chapter 16 Preliminary Assessment of Microplastic Accumulation in Wild Mediterranean Species
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    Chapter 17 Zooplankton and Plastic Additives—Insights into the Chemical Pollution of the Low-Trophic Level of the Mediterranean Marine Food Web
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    Chapter 18 Microplastics in Juvenile Commercial Fish from an Estuarine Environment
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    Chapter 19 Plastic Soles: Microplastic Litter in the Gastrointestinal Tract of Solea solea from the Adriatic Sea
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    Chapter 20 Size-Selective Feeding by Mesopelagic Fish Can Impact Ocean Surface Abundance of Small Plastic Particles
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    Chapter 21 Dynamics in Microplastic Ingestion During the Past Six Decades in Herbivorous Fish on the Mediterranean Israeli Coast
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    Chapter 22 Nanoplastic Impact on Human Health—A 3D Intestinal Model to Study the Interaction with Nanoplastic Particles
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    Chapter 23 Imitating the Weathering of Microplastics in the Marine Environment
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    Chapter 24 Microbial Degradation of HDPE Secondary Microplastics: Preliminary Results
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    Chapter 25 Assessing Marine Biodegradability of Plastic—Towards an Environmentally Relevant International Standard Test Scheme
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    Chapter 26 Marine Fate of Biodegradable Plastic—Substitution Potential and Ecological Impacts
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    Chapter 27 Biodegradable Poly(Butylene Succinate)-Based Composites for Food Packaging
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    Chapter 28 Degradation of Biodegradable Plastic Buried in Sand
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    Chapter 29 Non-conventional Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction of Alginates from Sargassum Seaweed: From Coastal Waste to a Novel Polysaccharide Source
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    Chapter 30 Eco-Sustainable Finishing Treatment of Polyamide Fabrics to Reduce the Release of Microplastics During Washing Processes
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    Chapter 31 Mitigation of the Impact Caused by Microfibers Released During Washings by Implementing New Chitosan Finishing Treatments
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    Chapter 32 MWCNT/Polyaniline Nanocomposites Used for pH Nanosensors of Marine Waters
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    Chapter 33 Removal of Heavy Metal Ions from Wastewater Using Bio- and Nanosorbents
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    Chapter 34 Banning Microplastics in Cosmetic Products in Europe: Legal Challenges
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Proceedings of the International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea
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Springer, Cham, January 2018
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-71279-6
978-3-31-971278-9, 978-3-31-971279-6

Mariacristina Cocca, Emilia Di Pace, Maria Emanuela Errico, Gennaro Gentile, Alessio Montarsolo, Raffaella Mossotti

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Country Count As %
Unknown 215 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 38 18%
Student > Bachelor 33 15%
Researcher 32 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 13%
Other 8 4%
Other 21 10%
Unknown 54 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 48 22%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 27 13%
Engineering 23 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 4%
Chemistry 8 4%
Other 35 16%
Unknown 66 31%