Sources, fluxes and biological effects of microplastics in freshwater ecosystems

Posted in: GW4, Water Security Alliance

You are invited to attend a one-day workshop of lightning talks, breakout sessions and networking, hosted by the GW4 Water Security Alliance at Cardiff University.

The aim of the day is to draw on evidence available from marine systems as well as emerging evidence of microplastics in freshwaters and to gauge support for a possible submission to the NERC SPAG for community support on this subject.

Confirmed speakers include Richard Thompson (Plymouth University), Tamara Galloway (University of Exeter), Charles Tyler (University of Exeter), Isabelle Durance (Cardiff University), Alice Horton (CEH), Fred Windsor (Cardiff university) and Katie Whitlock (Environment Agency).

The event is free and travel expenses for staff across GW4 will be reimbursed.

When: Tuesday 13th November 2017 between 10am and 3pm

Where: University of Cardiff

Contact: Register for the event

Posted in: GW4, Water Security Alliance


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