Posts Tagged: plastics

A comprehensive investigation of industrial plastic pellets on beaches across the Laurentian Great Lakes and the factors governing their distribution

In 2018-19, the Synthetic Collective sampled from 66 beaches on the shores of the Laurentian Great Lakes. We collected 12,595 industrial plastic pellets from 66 10x1m sq quadrats. Also known as nurdles or “mermaids’ tears,” pellets are the feedstock of

A comprehensive investigation of industrial plastic pellets on beaches across the Laurentian Great Lakes and the factors governing their distribution

In 2018-19, the Synthetic Collective sampled from 66 beaches on the shores of the Laurentian Great Lakes. We collected 12,595 industrial plastic pellets from 66 10x1m sq quadrats. Also known as nurdles or “mermaids’ tears,” pellets are the feedstock of

Understanding Plastics Pollution: Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Forensic Methodology

image: sampling for micro-plastics at Lake Huron, Great Lakes Plastics Pollution Think Tank, summer 2016 This is a SSHRC-funded project, of which I am a co-applicant. Other members are Kelly Jazvac (PI), Kelly Wood (co-applicant), Patricia Corcoran (co-applicant), Heather Davis

Understanding Plastics Pollution: Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Forensic Methodology

image: sampling for micro-plastics at Lake Huron, Great Lakes Plastics Pollution Think Tank, summer 2016 This is a SSHRC-funded project, of which I am a co-applicant. Other members are Kelly Jazvac (PI), Kelly Wood (co-applicant), Patricia Corcoran (co-applicant), Heather Davis