Hydrologist Visiting A&M-Galveston for River Plastic Pollution Seminar    

2020年2月17日


博士。蒂姆·范Emmerik,水文学家随着荷兰Wageningen大学和海洋清理

By 安德烈螺栓, Content Manager, Division of Marketing & Communications

太阳城网址网站,TX年,2020年2月17日,: Rivers play a key role in transporting a number of things to the world’s ocean, and that includes land-based plastic waste. Plastic threatens species, impacts economic activities and affects the livelihood of human beings. To effectively reduce plastic pollution, thorough understanding of origin, transport mechanisms, fate and impacts of river plastics is crucial, which is precisely the reason Dr. Tim van Emmerik is visiting Texas A&M University 太阳城网址网站 Thursday, February 27, 2020.
 
面包车Emmerik将呈现目前的监测和建模的概述表征的努力基于河流塑料污染,特别侧重于macroplastics,并为未来的研究方向进行了展望。作为实验水文,他的学术目的是提供可靠的数据,以解决与水有关的社会挑战。
 
“我的研究主要集中于开发新的方法来衡量在亚马逊的树木(市区)湖泊蒸发各种水循环的组成部分,从用水紧张,”面包车Emmerik解释。 “通过在海洋清理工作,我才知道塑料污染的水生生态系统的科学挑战。在 瓦格宁根大学我现在尝试有助于克服数据匮乏,缺乏足够的测量方法和建立长期监测塑料污染活动在水系“。
 
面包车Emmerik被海洋和沿海环境科学博士系副教授邀请。卡尔·凯泽,并通过研究现状与研究生办公室的欢迎。 
面包车Emmerik拖网马来西亚河流污染作为一个研究项目的一部分
面包车Emmerik拖网马来西亚河流污染作为一个研究项目的一部分


“我们对塑料在我们的日常生活字面上包围,从我们在超市买的产品,我们的车辆驾驶,甚至还有穿的衣服。 ESTA材料耐久性ITS的主要优点之一,已成为今天的河流和​​海洋是一个大问题,“医生说。迭戈吉阿古德洛,研究业务总监。 “塑料海量每天进入我们的海洋,包括塑料河流从陆地携带。现在人们普遍知道如何这些塑料,特别是那些可以漂浮,在河流和海洋的某些区域累积由于电流的作用。“
 
面包车Emmerik将在阿吉特别活动中心203室讲,从3:30 - 下午5点

Members of the media are invited to attend a boat trip aboard Texas A&M-Galveston’s R/V Trident Friday morning, February 28, 2020, alongside Kaiser’s Methods in Marine Science class, wherein van Emmerik will instruct students on water monitoring and further discuss the problems macroplastics pose regarding river pollution.
 
太阳城网址网站如何在外地出差参加疑问,请致电或409.740.4929或螺栓安德烈邮件内容管理 a_bolt@tamug.edu.
 
什么:            乘船游览的Brazos River
 
谁:               媒体成员
 
什么时候:             上午8点,周五年,2020年2月28日,
 
哪里:           Vessel boarding at Texas A&M University 太阳城网址网站     
 
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About Texas A&M University 太阳城网址网站
Texas A&M University 太阳城网址网站 is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates nearly 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation. It is the primary component that fulfills the sea-grant portion of Texas A&M’s land-, sea-, space-grant mission and has nearly $10 million annually in research expenditures. Texas A&M-Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of seven in the U.S. and the only academy integrated into a Tier 1 academic institution, which trains over 300 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world. Texas A&M-Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas on the Gulf Coast where is it surrounded by the industry, environment and programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission.
 

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