Microplastics in the Southern Ocean

Atsuhiko Isobe, Kaori Uchiyama-Matsumoto, Keiichi Uchida, Tadashi Tokai

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    A field survey to collect microplastics with sizes < 5 mm was conducted in the Southern Ocean in 2016. We performed five net-tows and collected 44 pieces of plastic. Total particle counts of the entire water column, which is free of vertical mixing, were computed using the surface concentration (particle count per unit seawater volume) of microplastics, wind speed, and significant wave height during the observation period. Total particle counts at two stations near Antarctica were estimated to be in the order of 100,000 pieces km− 2.

    元の言語英語
    ページ(範囲)623-626
    ページ数4
    ジャーナルMarine Pollution Bulletin
    114
    発行部数1
    DOI
    出版物ステータス出版済み - 1 15 2017

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    Seawater
    plastics
    oceans
    Plastics
    ocean
    Water
    significant wave height
    vertical mixing
    wind speed
    Antarctica
    field survey
    seawater
    wind velocity
    water column
    plastic
    particle
    water

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Oceanography
    • Aquatic Science
    • Pollution

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    Isobe, A., Uchiyama-Matsumoto, K., Uchida, K., & Tokai, T. (2017). Microplastics in the Southern Ocean. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 114(1), 623-626. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.09.037

    Microplastics in the Southern Ocean. / Isobe, Atsuhiko; Uchiyama-Matsumoto, Kaori; Uchida, Keiichi; Tokai, Tadashi.

    :: Marine Pollution Bulletin, 巻 114, 番号 1, 15.01.2017, p. 623-626.

    研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿記事

    Isobe, A, Uchiyama-Matsumoto, K, Uchida, K & Tokai, T 2017, 'Microplastics in the Southern Ocean', Marine Pollution Bulletin, 巻. 114, 番号 1, pp. 623-626. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.09.037
    Isobe, Atsuhiko ; Uchiyama-Matsumoto, Kaori ; Uchida, Keiichi ; Tokai, Tadashi. / Microplastics in the Southern Ocean. :: Marine Pollution Bulletin. 2017 ; 巻 114, 番号 1. pp. 623-626.
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