How Sunlight Degrades Marine Plastics


MES/COS/CEE Professor Aron Stubbins was featured in the PBS Instagram post “How Sunlight Degrades Marine Plastics.” This research was published as “Molecular Signatures of Dissolved Organic Matter Generated from the Photodissolution of Microplastics in Sunlit Seawater” in Environmental Science & Technology and “Photochemical dissolution of buoyant microplastics to dissolved organic carbon: Rates and microbial impacts” in the Journal of Hazardous Materials.

Related Faculty: Aron Stubbins

Related Departments:Civil & Environmental Engineering