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Microplastic Biomagnification in Invertebrates, Fish, and Cormorants in Lake Champlain
The goal of this research was to determine whether microplastics (MP) are uptaken by invertebrates, fish, and Phalacrocorax auritus (double-crested cormorants) resident to Lake Champlain. We did so by quantifying and ...
Characterization of Microplastics using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) is a spectroscopy technique widely used to analyze polymer profiles of particulate at a chemical level. The goal of this study was to assess the polymer composition of microplastics ...