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Microplastics in the Mediterranean Sea Impacts on Marine Environment

By: Monique Mancuso(Author), Nunziatina Porcino(Author), Julián Blasco(Author), Teresa Romeo(Author), Serena Savoca(Author), Nunziacarla Spanò(Author), Teresa Bottari(Author)
109 pages, 1 b/w illustration
Publisher: Springer Nature
Microplastics in the Mediterranean Sea
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About this book

The book provides for the first time an overview of the latest scientific studies conducted on micro and nano plastic pollution in the Mediterranean Sea both from the biological and environmental point of view as well as from the chemical point of view in order to have a more real idea of the current situation.

Contents

1. The Mediterranean Sea, a marine ecosystem in risk 2. Microplastics in the Mediterranean biota 3. Microplastics in Mediterranean seawater 4. Microplastics in Mediterranean sediments 5. Toxic substances on microplastics and risk assessment of microplastics pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

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Biography

Monique Mancuso is a biologist and researcher at the Institute for Marine Biological Resources and Biotechnology (IRBIM) CNR of Messina. Her main topic is the evaluation, characterization, identification and impacts of microplastics in seawater environments and marine organisms.

Nunziatina Porcino is a chemist and researcher at the CNR-IRBIM of Messina, her main topics are focused on the evaluation and characterization of the microplastics in seawater and marine organisms, and the chemistry of Antarctic lakes.

Julian Blasco is a chemist and Director of the Institute of Marine Sciences of Andalusia. The scientific objectives are focused on the behaviour and distribution of legacy and emergent pollutants and their eco-toxicological effects.

Teresa Romeo is a biologist and senior Researcher at the Anton Dohrn Zoological Station (SZN). Research interests concern several aspects of marine biology and ecology, with a special focus on large pelagic fish, their behaviour and interactions among species, as well as the impact of plastics on fish species.

Serena Savoca is a Researcher at the University of Messina. Her research interests focus on marine ecology, marine ecosystem biomonitoring and marine pollution with special attention to the microplastic pollution impact on the aquatic environment and living organisms.

Nunziacarla Spanò is a Full Professor in marine ecology at the University of Messina. Research interests concern the marine ecology and the nekton and benthos organisms.

Teresa Bottari is a veterinarian and Researcher at IRBIM CNR. Her main topics are the growth and reproduction of demersal and benthic resources; the use of fish parasites as biological tags; impact of plastics on the marine environment (evaluation and characterization of plastics pollution levels in marine organisms).

By: Monique Mancuso(Author), Nunziatina Porcino(Author), Julián Blasco(Author), Teresa Romeo(Author), Serena Savoca(Author), Nunziacarla Spanò(Author), Teresa Bottari(Author)
109 pages, 1 b/w illustration
Publisher: Springer Nature
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