MICROPLASTICS - RESEARCH TOOLS
We suggest GESAMP’s guidelines below as best practice for research methodology. As technologies advance and experience is gained, guidelines may need to be revised.
- 2019 Guidelines for the Monitoring and Assessment of Plastic Litter in the Ocean
- Sampling Methods
- Methods for Marine Litter Characterization
Recommendations for Researchers & Industries to Address Microfibers Outdoor Industry Association
A review of microplastics research methods for environmental chemists, engineers, and toxicologists
Collection of microplastics reports seeking to harmonize the various research methods so that data can be useful at different scales