Author | Steven Lowry

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Tracking Microplastics in the Environment via FT-IR Microscopy

August 01, 2017

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Microplastics from clothing, abrasive action on plastics, or engineered microbeads as found in some exfoliating cosmetics are showing up in many environmental systems. FT-IR microscopy is a useful tool in the analysis of microplastics, providing visual information, particle counts, and particle identification.