Proceedings of the GESAMP Workshop on Microplastic particles

Proceedings of the GESAMP Workshop on Microplastic particles

Reports and Studies No. 82

The Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP) held its International Workshop on Microplastic particles as a vector in transporting persistent, bioaccumulating and toxic substances in the ocean at UNESCO-IOC in Paris from the 28th to the 30th of June 2010 as part of GESAMP’s remit to advise its sponsoring agencies (IMO, FAO, UNESCO-IOC, UNIDO, WMO, IAEA, UN, UNEP, and UNDP) on ‘new and emerging issues’ in relation to the state of the marine environment.

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    Edition: 2010, #82 (69 p.)
    Authors: GESAMP
    Publisher: UNESCO-IOC
    Journal series: GESAMP Reports and Studies

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