Sand, Sand and more Sand!

This week I am excited that I have collected over 50 sand samples from all over the United States with help of friends and colleagues! I have also been able to borrow some historical samples from different places in the world! I will be testing all of the samples for the presence of microplastics as well as collecting what I find in each sample to run some new testing procedures to determine what they are and hopefully give us an idea what the main pollution source is in each area .


By Dorothy Horn

I am a senior as Cal State Channel Islands in The Environmental Science and Resource Management department.

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