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Webinar “Recommendations for the detection and analysis of microplastic contamination in freshwaters”.
On 29 December at 14:00, the Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology is organising a webinar “Recommendations for detection and analysis of microplastic contamination in freshwaters”. Experts, researchers and other interested parties are invited to participate.
The webinar will present the first Latvian experience on a detailed methodology for the analysis of microplastic contamination in freshwater environmental matrices. You will learn about sample collection, processing, results in freshwaters with different levels of protection. The information will be useful for individuals and environmental experts to understand how protected or vulnerable natural areas are from microplastic pollution, as well as for researchers considering research in this area.
Anyone can register for the webinar by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.orgPieteikšanāsThe webinar is open until 28 December at 10:00 10:00. The webinar will be hosted in GoToMeeting plastic and a link to it will be sent to the email address of the registered participants.
The webinar is expected to last about 2 hours (presentation and discussion, Q&A).
Financial support for the research: project of the Latvian Environmental Protection Fund 1-08/86/2019; project of the European Regional Development Fund 184.108.40.206/16/I/001, research application No 220.127.116.11/VIAA/2/18/359.