Ian A Arturo

Ian A Arturo
WSP USA

Master of Science

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Introduction
Ian Arturo is currently an Environmental Scientist with WSP USA.

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Publications (3)
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The Laurentian Great Lakes system is a major global sink for plastic debris. An area of 10m2 on each of sixty-six Great Lakes beaches was sampled for large micro-, meso- and macroplastic items. A total of 21,592 plastic items were collected and categorized. Pre-production plastic pellets were the most abundant debris type, accounting for 58.3% of t...
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Industrial, pre-consumer pellets are a major type of plastics pollution found on shorelines worldwide. This study investigates the distribution and characteristics of plastic pellets accumulated on beaches of the Laurentian Great Lakes of North America and provides a “snapshot” of pellet distribution in a lake system that accounts for 21% of the wo...

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