Sandy Beaches & Microplastics

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Summer Research Institute Students sampling sandy beach infauna.                 ESRM’s SRI Team at Ormond Beach.

Recent press on sandy beaches, microplastics and the Refugio oil spill:

CSU Channel Islands student finds more than she expected inside sand crabs

Ventura County Star Oct. 26, 2015 by Cheri Carlson

Plastic invasion: CSUCI researchers find microplastics have begun to infiltrate local ocean ecosystems

Ventura County Reporter Feb 4, 2016 by Chris O’Neal

Researchers race clock to collect samples near spill

Ventura County Star May 23, 2015 By Megan Diskin