22
Mar
Zoom

Zoom Seminar: Microplastic and global change effects in terrestrial ecosystems

A Zoom seminar with Professor Matthias Rillig from Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

Microplastics are a new factor of global change with impacts on soil and terrestrial ecosystems. Viewing microplastics as a global change factor has a number of consequences for study design, compared to a more traditional ecotoxicological perspective.

Microplastics can influence soil physical properties, plants, community composition and ecosystem process rates. Microplastic is but one element of global change, with global change factors spanning a wide range of drivers. The last part of the task deals with the question how we can address the effects of multiple, concurrently acting global change factors.

Facts
Time: 2021-03-22 13:00 - 14:00
City: Zoom
Organiser: Focus on Soils and Water Research School
Additional info:

Zoom seminar, contact Tarquin Netherway (tarquin.netherway@slu.se) for link and passcode.


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