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Microplastics in our Nation's Waterways

March 3, 2019

Microplastics, plastic particles less than 5 millimeters in diameter, are a contaminant of emerging concern in aquatic environments. This interactive visualization explores classifications and potential sources of microplastics in the Great Lakes.

Microplastics in our Waterways with stream background
Microplastics in our Waterways visualization.