Citizen science sampling programs as a technique for monitoring microplastic pollution: results, lessons learned and recommendations for working with volunteers for monitoring plastic pollution in freshwater ecosystems

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This article is an analysis of the methodology of working with citizen scientists - which in this case was our Riverwatch network - to monitor microplastic pollution in freshwater ecosystems. The article looks at the benefits and challenges of partnering with this network of engaged citizens, and provides recommendations for future projects.


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