The following are companion pieces to the Fall 2020 newsletter article “Swimming in Plastic Redux” (page 8), which were removed for space considerations.


 Allen S. et al. 2019. Atmospheric transport and deposition of microplastics in a remote mountain catchment. Nature Geoscience.

Baldwin A, et al. 2016. Plastic debris in 29 Great Lakes tributaries: Relations to watershed attributes and hydrology. Environmental Science Technology.

Brahney, J. et al. 2020. Plastic rain in protected areas of the United States. Science.

Carr S. et al. 2016. Transport and fate of microplastic particles in wastewater treatment plants. Water Resources.

Kein S. et al. 2015. Occurrence and spatial distribution of microplastics in river shore sediments of the Rhine-Main area in Germany. Environ. Sci. Technol.

Koelmans A  et al. 2019. Microplastics in freshwaters and drinking water: Critical review and assessment of data quality. Water Resources.

Kosuth M, et al. 2018. Anthropogenic contamination of tap water, beer, and sea salt. PLoS ONE 13(4): e0194970.

Mason S, et al. 2017. Pelagic plastic pollution within the surface waters of Lake Michigan, USA. Journal of Great Lakes Research.

Moore C, et al. 2011. Quantity and type of plastic debris flowing from two urban river to coastal water and beaches Southern California. Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management.

Nizzetto L, et al. 2016. Pollution: Do microplastics spill on to farm soils? Nature.