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Marine Litter & Micro Plastics - Publications

  • Ikenoue, T., Nakajima, R., Mishra, P., Ramasamy, E. V., Fujiwara, A., Nishino, S., Murata, A., Watanabe, E., Itoh, M. (2023). Floating microplastic inventories in the southern Beaufort Sea, Arctic Ocean, Frontier in Marine Science, 10, Press.

  • Patra, S., Khurshid, M., Basir, A., Mishra, P., Ramana Murthy, M.V. (2023). Marine litter management: A sustainable action plan and recommendations for the South Asian Seas region, Marine Policy, 157, 105854.

  • Mishra, P., Kaviarasan, T., Sambandam, M., Dhineka, K.,  Ramana Murthy, M.V., Iyengar, G.,  Singh, J., Ravichandran, M. (2023). Assessment of national beach litter composition, sources, and management along the Indian coast-a citizen science approach. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 186, 114405.
  • Sambandam, M., Dhineka, K., Sivadas, S.K., Kaviarasan, T.,Begum, M., Hoehn, D., Sivyer, D., Mishra, P., Ramana Murthy, M.V. (2022). Occurrence, characterization, and source delineation of microplastics in the coastal waters and shelf sediments of the central east coast of India, Bay of Bengal. Chemosphere, 303(2), 135135.
  • Kaviarasan, T., Dhineka, K., Sambandam, M., Sivadas, S.K., Sivyer, D., Hoehn, D., Pradhan, U.K., Mishra, P., Ramana Murthy, M. V. (2022). Impact of multiple beach activities on litter and microplastic composition, distribution, and characterization along the southeast coast of India. Ocean & Coastal Management, 223, p.106177. 
  • Sivadas, S.K., Mishra,P., Kavirasan, T., Sambandam, M., Dhineka, K., Ramana Murthy, M. V., Nayak, S., Sivyer, D., Hoehn, D. (2022) Litter and plastic monitoring in the Indian marine system: A review of current research, policies, waste management and a roadmap for multidisciplinary action. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 176, 113424. 
  • Dhineka, K., Sambandam, M., Sivadas, S. K., Kaviarasan, T., Pradhan, U.K., Begum, M., Mishra, P.,Ramana Murthy M. V. (2022). Characterization and seasonal distribution of microplastics in the nearshore sediments of the south-east coast of India, Bay of Bengal. Front.Environ. Sci. Eng., 16(1): 10. 
  • Sivadas, S.K., Ramu, K., Mishra, P., Ramana Murthy, M. V. (2021). Potential Plastic Accumulation Zones in the Indian Coastal Seas. Frontiers in Marine Science, 1801. 
  • Kaviarasan, T., Naik, S., Sivadas, S.K., Dhineka, K., Sambandam, M., Sivyer, D., Mishra, P., Ramana Murthy, M. V. (2020). Assessment of litter in the remote beaches of Lakshadweep Islands, Arabian Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 161, 111760. DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111760