Microplastics on National Park Beaches #infographic

Microplastics on National Park Beaches #infographic

This infographic is the outcome of the National Park Beaches Study on Quantification of Microplastics, which was the culmination of a project sponsored by the NOAA Marine Debris Program and led by the National Park Service and Clemson University. Check out the study for more detailed details.

Microplastics on Beaches in the National ParkNational Park Service and Clemson University have teamed up with the NOAA Marine Debris Program to collect and study beach sediments in order to determine the occurrence and distribution of microplastics and microfibers in the United States. Beaches in the National Park.

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 It was a 'snapshot' analysis and one sample point in time is based on the results.37 beaches were tested in 35 Ocean and Great Lakes National Parks , Museums, Seashores, and Recreation Areas.In all 37 beaches microplastics and microfibers have been found.Loads of microplastics differed between locations. In the Great Lakes and Pacific Islands, beaches with the most microplastics were located at individual beaches.

Microplastics on National Park Beaches #infographic

infographic by: marinedebris.noaa.gov

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