On some physical and dynamical properties of microplastic particles in marine environment

Highlights

•Foamed microplastics are able to roll over water surface faster than currents.
•Time of fouling depends linearly on the characteristic length scale of a particle.
•Films and fibres begin sinking due to bio-fouling times sooner than spheres.

I. Chubarenko, A. Bagaev, M. Zobkov, E. Esiukova, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 108, Issues 1–2, 15 July 2016, Pages 105–112

The article

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