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Characteristics, seasonal distribution and surface degradation features of microplastic pellets along the Goa coast, India
Microplastic pellets (MPPs) are ubiquitous contaminants, recognised as a serious threat to the biota in coastal, estuarine and marine environment. The distribution, abundance, weathering and chemical characteristics of ...
Influence of natural and anthropogenic factors on the water quality of the coastal waters around the South Andaman in the Bay of Bengal
During the last decade, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) have witnessed a marginal population growth with associated variations and degradation in the water quality of the inhabited coastal region. Monthly water quality ...
Southwest monsoon influences the water quality and waste assimilative capacity in the Mandovi estuary (Goa state, India)
(Taylor and Francis, 2015)
The monsoon-dominated Mandovi estuary is located in Goa state – a global tourist destination along the centralwest coast of India. In addition to factor analyses of water quality data, the water quality index (WQI), trophic ...
Influence of 2015 flood on the distribution and occurrence of microplastic pellets along the Chennai coast, India
The sources, distribution, surface features, polymer composition and age of microplastic pellets (MPPs) in surface sediments along the Chennai coast during March 2015 (pre-Chennai flood) and November 2015 (post-Chennai ...