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Sea Education Association Research

"Plastic degradation in seawater" Papers and Publications


Law, K. L.*, J. Donohue*, T. Collins^, K. Pavlekovsky^, J. McDowell^, A. Andrady and G. Proskurowski, 2018. Investigating physical and chemical degradation of plastics using open ocean microplastic samples and laboratory and field weathering experiments. 6th International Marine Debris Conference, San Diego, CA.

Research themes and publication type: Ocean Plastics and Marine Pollution, Plastic degradation in seawater, Presentations


Donohue, J.*, J. McDowell^, K. Pavlekovsky^, T. Collins^, A. Andrady, G. Proskurowski and K. L. Law*, 2016. Polymer characterization and variability in composition of floating microplastics in the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic. 69th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference, Grand Cayman.

Research themes and publication type: Ocean Plastics and Marine Pollution, Plastic degradation in seawater, Presentations


Law, K.L.*, J. Donohue*, T. Collins^, K. Pavlekovsky^, A. Andrady and G. Proskurowski, 2016. Using physical and chemical characteristics of floating microplastics to investigate their weathering history. MICRO Conference: Fate and Impact of Microplastics in Marine Ecosystems: From the Coastline to the Open Sea, Lanzarote, Spain.

Research themes and publication type: Ocean Plastics and Marine Pollution, Plastic degradation in seawater, Presentations


* SEA faculty and staff
^ SEA Semester alumnus