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Microplastic Effect Thresholds for Aquatic Species (METAS)

  • 1 April, 2019
  • 7 June, 2024
  • Wageningen University, Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management
  • prof. dr AA Koelmans

The overall aim of the project is to:
– provide guidance on rational testing methods for microplastic particles, including quality assurance,
– to assess effect thresholds for aquatic organisms using these methods,
– to understand which are the most important factors affecting these thresholds,
and to provide guidance on the implication of the findings for the environmental hazard and risk assessment.

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Vera de Ruijter

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