Challenges in Microplastics Research - from Funding to Library Search - Part I Interview with Dr. Jennifer Lynch, NIST, Hawaii Pacific University


While the microplastics pollution is ubiquitous, the scientific community endeavoring to tackcle the issue is still faced with many obstacles. In this video, Jennifer Lynch, PhD, National Institute for Standards and Technology, Hawaii Pacific University, shares her perspectives on microplastics pollution: its impact on local economies, the funding shortage, and the technical challenges associated with microplastic identification; in particular, the lack of microplastics library. Jennifer also shares her experience on how an open platform data sharing could potentially accelerate the research.

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