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Scientist holding column during microplastics sampling effort in Milwaukee

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Hydrologist Hailey Trompeter holds the column containing the net and water flowing out of the copper flow meter during a microplastics sampling effort in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

This microplastic study is a subproject within the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Phase 6 Study - Continuous Real-Time Streamflow. The sampling is contributing to provide data and address a primary objective of this study which is to characterize types and sources of microplastics in the Milwaukee area based on land use characterization (residential, industrial, etc).

(Photo 3 of 6 in sampling series)


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