Researchers from the Center for Marine Debris Research (CMDR) Present at the WHOI Microplastics Workshop

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Co-Director, Dr. Jennifer Lynch, and laboratory manager, Kayla C. Brignac, of the Center for Marine Debris Research presented at the WHOI Microplastics Workshop in October 2019. Dr. Jennifer Lynch discussed the dire need for the standardization of measurement science for plastic pollution research to make studies comparable. She also introduced CMDR and it’s research capabilities to an international audience that initiated collaboration across all levels of academia, government, and industry leaders in plastic pollution research.  

An international workshop hosted at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution was held to formulate next steps in understanding the fate, distribution, impacts, and technology development necessary to push the science of microplastics.

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