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  • Bäuerlein, P.S., Erich, M.W., van Loon, W., Mintenig, S.M., Koelmans, A.A. 2023. A monitoring and data analysis method for microplastics in marine sediments. Mar. Environ. Res. 183, 105804.

  • Nizamali, J., Mintenig, S.M., Koelmans, A.A. 2023. Assessing microplastic characteristics in bottled drinking water and air deposition samples using laser direct infrared imaging J. Hazard. Mater.

  • Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Rico, A., Koelmans, A.A. 2023. Risk assessment of microplastics in freshwater benthic ecosystems guided by strict quality criteria and data alignment methods. J. Hazard. Mater. 441, 129814.


  • Alkema, L., van Lissa, C.J., Kooi, M., Koelmans, A.A. 2022. Maximizing realism: mapping marine plastics using mixtures of normal distributions, Environ. Sci. Technol.

  • O'Connor, J., Lally, H., Mahon, A.M., O'Connor, I. Nash, R., O'Sullivan, J., Bruen, M., Heerey, L., Koelmans, A.A., Marnell, F., Murphy, S. 2022. Microplastics in Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) spraints and their potential as a biomonitoring tool in freshwater systems. Ecosphere.

  • Thornton Hampton, L.M., Brander, S., Coffin, S., Cole, M., Hermabessiere, L., Koelmans, A.A., Rochman, C.M. 2022. Characterizing microplastic hazards: Which concentration metrics and particle characteristics are most informative for understanding toxicity in aquatic organisms? Micropl.&Nanopl. 2, 20.

  • Coffin, S., Weisberg, S.B., Rochman, C.M., Kooi, M., Koelmans, A.A. 2022. Risk Characterization of Microplastics in San Francisco Bay, California. Micropl.&Nanopl. 2,19.

  • Mehinto, A.C., Coffin, S., Koelmans, A.A., Brander, S.M., Wagner, M., Thornton Hampton, L.M., Burton, G.A., Miller, E., Gouin, T., Weisberg, S.B., Rochman, C.M. 2022. Risk-Based Management Framework for Microplastics in Aquatic Ecosystems. Micropl.&Nanopl. 2, 17.

  • Thornton Hampton, L.M., Lowman, H., Coffin, S., Darin, E., De Frond, H., Hermabessiere, L., Miller, E., de Ruijter, V.N., Faltynkova, A., Kotar, S., Anglada, L.M., Siddiqui, S., Völker, J., Brander, S., Koelmans, A.A., Rochman, C., Wagner, M., Mehinto, A.C. 2022. A Living Tool for the Continued Exploration of Microplastic Toxicity, Micropl.&Nanopl. 2, 13.


  • Coffin, S., Bouwmeester, H., Brander, S., Damdimopoulou, P., Gouin, T., Hermabessiere, L., Khan, E., Koelmans, A.A., Lemieux, C.L., Teerds, K., Wagner, M., Weisberg, S.B., Wright, S. 2022. Development and application of a health-based framework for informing regulatory action in relation to exposure of microplastic particles in California drinking water, Microplastics & Nanoplastics. 2, 12.

  • Fischer, R., Lobelle, D., Kooi, M., Koelmans, A.A., Onink, V., Laufkötter, C., Amaral-Zettler, L., Yool, A., van Sebille, E. 2022. Modeling submerged biofouled microplastics and their vertical trajectories in a wind-mixing regime. Biogeosciences. 19 (8), 2211-2234.

  • O’Connor, J.D., Lally, H.T., Koelmans, A.A., Mahon, A.M., O’Connor, I., Nash, R., O’Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M., Heerey, L., Murphy, S. 2022. Modelling the transfer and accumulation of microplastics in a riverine freshwater food web. Environmental Advances. 100192.

  • Koelmans, A.A., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E.,  Mohamed Nor, N.H., de Ruijter, V.N., Mintenig, S.M.,  Kooi, M. 2022. Risk Assessment of Microplastic Particles. Nature Reviews Materials, 7, 138–152.

  • Amariei, G., Rosal, R., Fernández-Piñas, F., Koelmans, A.A. 2022. Negative food dilution and positive biofilm carrier effects of microplastic ingestion by D. magna cause tipping points at the population level. Environ. Pollut.


  • Koelmans, A.A., Diepens N.J., Mohamed Nor. N.H. 2021. Weight of evidence for the Microplastic Vector Effect in the Context of Chemical Risk Assessment. In: Microplastic in the Environment: Pattern and Process. Bank, M.S. (editor), Nature Publishing Group, Springer Open Press. 400 p.

  • Kooi, M., Primpke, Sebastian, Mintenig, S.M., Lorenz, C., Gerdts, G., Koelmans, A.A. 2021. Characterizing the multidimensionality of microplastics across environmental compartments. Water Research,

  • Pan, C.G., Mintenig, S.M., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Neijenhuis, P.H.M.W., Yu, K.-F., Wang, Y.-H., Koelmans, A.A. 2021. Automated µFTIR imaging demonstrates taxon-specific and selective uptake of microplastic by freshwater invertebrates. Environ. Sci. Technol.

  • Noventa, S., Boyles, M.S.P., Seifert, A., Belluco, S., Sanchez, A., Johnston, H., Tran, L., Fernandes, T.F., Mughini-Gras, L., Orsini, M., Corami, F., Castro, K., Mutinelli, F., Boldrin, M., Puntes, V., Sotoudeh, M., Mascarello, G., Tiozzo, B., Cooper, P., Ronchi, F., Booth, A.M., Koelmans, A.A., Losasso. C. 2021. 2021. Paradigms to assess the human health risks of nano- and microplastics. Micropl.&Nanopl.,  1, 9

  • Tamis, J.E., Koelmans, A.A., Dröge, R., Kaag, N.H.B.M., Keur, M.C., Tromp, P.C., Jongbloed, R.H. 2021. Environmental risks of car tire microplastic particles and other road runoff pollutants. Micropl.&Nanopl. 1, 10 (2021).

  • Bank, M.S., P.W. Swarzenski, C.M. Duarte, M.C. Rillig, A.A. Koelmans, M. Metian, S. Wright, J.F. Provencher, M. Sanden, A. Jordaan, M. Wagner, M. Thiel and Y.S. Ok. 2021. Global Plastic Pollution Observation System to Aid Policy. Environ. Sci. Technol.

  • Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Vink, G., Mitrano, D.M., Koelmans, A.A. 2021. Metal-doping of nanoplastics enables accurate assessment of uptake and effects on Gammarus pulex. Environmental Science: Nano,

  • Strokal, M., Bai, Z., Franssen, W., Hofstra, N., Koelmans, A.A., Ludwig, F., Ma, L., van Puijenbroek, P., Emiel Spanier, J.,Vermeulen, L., van Vliet, M.T.H., van Wijnen, J., Kroeze, C. 2021. Urbanization: an increasing source of multiple pollutants to rivers in the 21st 1 century. Urban Sustainability

  • Wright, S.L., Gouin, T., Koelmans, A.A., Scheuermann, L. 2021. Microplastics in air and atmospheric deposition: Critical review and assessment of data quality. Micropl.&Nanopl., 1, 6,

  • Lobelle, D., Kooi, M., Koelmans, A. A., Laufkötter, C., Jongedijk, C. E., Kehl, C., & van Sebille, E. 2021. Global modeled sinking characteristics of biofouled microplastic. J. Geophys. Res.: Oceans, 126, e2020JC017098.

  • Syberg, K., Nielsen, M.B., Westergaard Clausen, L.P., Calster, G., van Wezel, A.P., Rochman, C., Koelmans, A.A., Cronin, R., Pahl, S., Foss Hansen, S. 2021. Regulation of plastic from a circular economy perspective. Current Opinion in Green & Sustainable Chemistry,

  • Norland, S., Vorkamp, K., Bogevik, A.S., Koelmans, A.A., Diepens, N.J., Burgerhout, E.,  Hansen, Ø, Puvanendran, V., Rønnestad, I. 2021. Assessing microplastic as a vector for chemical entry into fish larvae using a novel tube-feeding approach. Chemosphere.


  • Gouin, T., Cunliffe, D., De France, J., Fawell, J., Jarvis, P., Koelmans, A.A., Marsden, P., Testai E.E., Asami, M., Bevan R., Carrier, R., Cotruvo, J., Eckhardt, A., Ong C.N. 2020. Clarifying the absence of evidence regarding human health risks to microplastic particles in drinking-water: High quality robust data wanted. Environment International,

  • Wardman, T., Koelmans, A.A., Whyte, J., Pahl, S. 2020. Communicating the absence of evidence for microplastics risk: Balancing between sensation and reflection. Environment International,

  • Koelmans, A.A., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Mohamed Nur, N.H., Kooi, M. 2020. Solving the non-alignment of methods and approaches used in microplastic research in order to consistently characterize risk. Environ. Sci. Technol.

  • O’Connor, J.D., Murphy, S., Lally, H.T., O’Connor, I., Nash, R., O’Sullivan, J., Bruen, M., Heerey, L.,  Koelmans, A.A., Cullagh, A., Cullagh, D., Mahon, A.M. 2020. Microplastics in brown trout Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758 from an Irish riverine system. Environ. Pollution,

  • de Ruijter, V.N., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Gouin, T., Koelmans, A.A. 2020. Quality criteria for microplastic effect studies in the context of risk assessment: A critical review. Environ. Sci. Technol.

  • Everaert, G., De Rijcke, M., Lonneville, B., Janssen, C., Backhaus, T., Mees, J., Van Sebille, E., Koelmans, A.A., Catarino, A.I., Vandegehuchte, M. 2020. Risks of floating microplastic in the global ocean. Environ. Pollution,

  • Strokal, M., Bai, Z., Franssen, W., Hofstra, N., Koelmans, A.A., Ludwig, F., Ma, L., van Puijenbroek, P., Spanier, J.E., Vermeulen, L., van Vliet. M.T.H., van Wijnen, J., Kroeze, C. 2020. Urbanization: an increasing source of multiple pollutants to rivers in the 21st century. Urban Sustainability, In press.

  • Koelmans, A.A., Diepens N.J., Mohamed Nor. N.H. 2020. Weight of evidence for the Microplastic Vector Effect in the Context of Chemical Risk Assessment. In: Plastic in the Environment: Pattern and Process. M. Bank (Ed.). Springer Nature Press. In press.

  • Teng, J., Zhao, J., Zhang, C., Cheng, B, Koelmans, A.A., Wu, D., Gao, M., Sun, X., Liu, Y., Wang, Q. 2020. A systems analysis of microplastic pollution in Laizhou Bay, China. Sci. Total Environ.,

  • Merga, L.B., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Van den Brink, P.J., Koelmans, A.A. 2020. Distribution of microplastic and small macroplastic particles across four fish species and sediment in an African lake. Science of the total Environment.

  • Mintenig, S.M., Kooi, M., Erich, M.W., Primpke, S., Redondo- Hasselerharm, P.E., Dekker, S.C., Koelmans, A.A., van Wezel, A.P. 2020. A systems approach to understand microplastic occurrence and variability in Dutch riverine surface waters. Water Research, 176, 115723.

  • Bellingeri, A., Casabianca, S., Capellacci, S., Faleri, C., Paccagnini, E., Lupetti, P., Koelmans, A.A., Penna, A., Corsi, I. 2020. Impact of polystyrene nanoparticles on marine diatom Skeletonema marinoi chain assemblages and consequences on their ecological role in marine ecosystems. Environmental Pollution,

  • Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Gort, G., Peeters, E.T.H.M., Koelmans, A.A. 2020. Nano- and microplastics affect the composition of freshwater benthic communities in the long term. Science Advances, 6,

  • van Sebille, Erik; Aliani, Stefano; Law, Kara; Maximenko, Nikolai; Alsina, Jose; Bagaev, Andrei; Bergmann, Melanie; Chapron, Bertrand; Chubarenko, Irina; Cózar, Andrés; Delandmeter, Philippe; Egger, Matthias; Fox-Kemper, Baylor; Garaba, Shungudzemwoyo; Goddijn-Murphy, Lonneke; Hardesty, Denise; Hoffman, Matthew; Isobe, Atsuhiko; Jongedijk, Cleo; Kaandorp, Mikael; Khatmullina, Liliya; Koelmans, Albert, A.; Kukulka, Tobias; Laufkötter, Charlotte; Lebreton, Laurent; Lobelle, Delphine; Maes, Christophe; Martinez-Vicente, Victor; Morales Maqueda, Miguel Angel; Poulain-Zarcos, Marie; Rodriguez, Ernesto; Ryan, Peter; Shim, Won Joon; Suaria, Giuseppe; Thiel, Matrin; van den Bremer, Ton; Wichmann, David. 2020. The physical oceanography of the transport of floating marine debris, Environ. Res. Lett. 15, 023003,

  • van Raamsdonk, L.W.D., van der Zande, M., Koelmans, A.A., Hoogenboom, L.A.P., Peters, R., Groot, M., Peijnenburg, A., Weesepoel, Y. 2020. Current insights in monitoring, bioaccumulation, and potential health effects of microplastics present in the food chain. Foods, 9(1), 72;

  • Vriend, P., Van Calcar, C., Kooi, M., Landman, H., Pikaar, R., & Van Emmerik, T. 2020. Rapid assessment of floating macroplastic transport in the Rhine. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 10.


  • Kong, X, Koelmans A.A. 2019. Modeling decreased resilience of shallow lake ecosystems towards eutrophication due to microplastic ingestion across the food web. Environ. Sci. Technol., 53, 13822-13831.

  • Alexy, P., Anklam, E., Emans, T., Furfari, A., Galgani, F., Hanke, G., Koelmans, A.A., Pant, R., Saveyn, H.G.M., Sokull-Kluettgen, B. 2019. Managing the analytical challenges related to micro- and nanoplastics in the environment and food: Filling the knowledge gaps. Food Additives & Contaminants Part A.

  • Kooi, M., Koelmans, A.A. 2019. Simplifying microplastic via continuous probability distributions for size, shape and density. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 6, 551−557.

  • Bellingeri, A., Bergami, E., Grassi, G., Faleri, C., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P., Koelmans, A.A., Corsi, I. 2019. Combined effects of nanoplastics and copper on the freshwater alga Raphidocelis subcapitata. Aquatic Toxicology, 210, 179–187.

  • Koelmans, A.A., Mohamed Nor, N.H., Hermsen, E., Kooi, M., Mintenig, S.M., De France, J. 2019. Microplastics in Freshwaters and Drinking Water: Critical Review and Assessment of Data Quality. Water Research, 155, 410-422.

  • O’Connor, J., Mahon, A.M., Ramsperger, A., Trotter, B., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Koelmans, A.A., Lally, L., Murphy, S. 2019. Microplastics in Freshwater Biota: A Critical Review of Isolation, Characterization and Assessment Methods, Global Challenges, 1800118,

  • Mohamed Nor, N.H., Koelmans, A.A. 2019. Transfer of PCBs from microplastics under simulated gut fluid conditions is biphasic and reversible. Environ. Sci. Technol., 53, 1874−1883.

  • Strokal, M., Spanier, J.E., Kroeze, C., Koelmans, A.A., Flörke, M., Franssen, W., Hofstra, N., Langan, S., Tang, T., van Vliet, M.T.H., Wada, Y., Wang, M., van Wijnen, J., Williams, R. 2019. Global multi-pollutant modelling of water quality: scientific challenges and future directions. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 36:116–125.

  • van Weert, S., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Diepens, N.J., Koelmans, A.A. 2019. Effects of nanoplastic and microplastic on the growth of sediment-rooted macrophytes. Science of the Total Environment. 654, 1040–1047.

  • Besseling E., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Foekema E.M., Koelmans, A.A. 2019. Quantifying Ecological Risks of Aquatic Micro- and Nanoplastic. Critical Reviews in Environ. Sci. Technol., 49, 32–80,


  • Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., de Ruijter, V., Mintenig, S.M., Verschoor, A. Koelmans, A.A. 2018. Ingestion and chronic effects of car tyre tread particles on freshwater benthic macroinvertebrates. Environ. Sci. Technol., 52, 13986-13994.

  • Hermsen, E., Mintenig, S.M., Besseling, E., Koelmans, A.A. 2018. Quality criteria for the analysis of microplastic in biota samples. Critical review. Environ. Sci. Technol. 52, 10230−10240.

  • Everaert, G., Van Cauwenberghe, L., De Rijcke, M., Koelmans, A.A., Mees, J., Vandegehuchte, M. Janssen, C.R. 2018. Risk assessment of microplastics in the ocean: modelling approach and first conclusions. Environ. Pollution. 242, 1930-1938.

  • Diepens, N.J., Koelmans, A.A. 2018. Accumulation of plastic debris and associated contaminants in aquatic food webs. Environ. Sci. Technol. 52, 8510-8520.

  • Mintenig, S.M., Bäuerlein, P.S., Koelmans, A.A., Dekker, S.C., van Wezel, A.P. 2018. Closing the gap between small and smaller: Towards a framework to analyse nano- and microplastics in aqueous environmental samples. Environ. Sci.: Nano. 5, 1640-1649.

  • Kong, X., Liu, W., He, W., Xu, F., Koelmans, A.A., Mooij, W.M. 2018. Multimedia fate modeling of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulphonate (PFOS) in the shallow lake Chaohu, China. Environ. Pollut. 237, 339-347.

  • Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Falahudin, D., Peeters, E.T.H.M, Koelmans, A.A. 2018. Microplastic effect thresholds for freshwater benthic macroinvertebrates. Environ. Sci. Technol., 52, 2278–2286.

  • Chen, Q., Reisser, J., Cunsolo, S., Kwadijk, C., Kotterman, M., Proietti, M., Slat, B., Ferrari, F., Schwarz, A., Levivier, A., Yin, D., Hollert, H., Koelmans A.A. 2018. Pollutants in plastics within the North Pacific subtropical gyre. Environ. Sci. Technol., 52, 446−456.


  • Kooi, M., Besseling, E., Kroeze, C., van Wezel, A.P., Koelmans, A.A. 2017. Modelling the fate and transport of plastic debris in fresh waters. Review and guidance. In: Wagner M., Lambert S. (eds) Freshwater Microplastics. The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, vol 58. Springer, Cham, p125-152.

  • Koelmans, A.A., Kooi, M., Lavender-Law, K., Van Sebille, E. 2017. All is not lost: Deriving a top-down mass budget of plastic at sea. Environ. Res. Lett., 12 114028,

  • Huerta Lwanga, E., Mendoza Vega, J., Ku Quej, V., de los Angeles Chi, J., Sanchez del Cid, L., Chi, C., Escalona Segura, G., Gertsen, H., Salánki, T., van der Ploeg, M., Koelmans, A.A., Geissen, V. 2017. Field evidence for transfer of plastic debris along a terrestrial food chain. Scientific Reports. 14071.

  • Koelmans, A.A., Besseling, E., Foekema, E., Kooi, M., Mintenig, S., Ossendorp, B.C., Redondo-Hasselerharm, P.E., Verschoor, A., van Wezel, A.P., Scheffer, M. 2017. Risks of Plastic Debris: Unravelling fact, opinion, perception and belief. Environ. Sci. Technol. 51, 11513−11519.

  • Besseling, E., Foekema, E.M., van den Heuvel-Greve, M.J., Koelmans, A.A. 2017. The effect of microplastic on chemical uptake by the lugworm Arenicola marina (L.) under environmentally relevant conditions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 51, 8795–8804.

  • Hermsen, E., Pompe, R., Besseling, E., Koelmans, A.A. 2017. Detection of low numbers of microplastics in North Sea fish using strict quality assurance criteria. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 122, 253-258.

  • Kooi, M., Van Nes, E.H., Scheffer, M., Koelmans A.A. 2017. Ups and Downs in the Ocean: Effects of Biofouling on Vertical Transport of Microplastics. Environ. Sci. Technol., 51, 7963−7971.

  • Huerta Lwanga, E., Gertsen, H., Gooren, H., Peters, P., Salánki, T., van der Ploeg, M., Besseling, E., Koelmans, A.A. Geissen, V. 2017. Incorporation of microplastics from litter into burrows of Lumbricus terrestris. Environmental Pollution, 220, 523-531.


  • Kroeze, C., Gabbert, S., Hofstra, N., Koelmans, A.A. Li, A. Löhr, A., Ludwig, F., Strokal, M., Verburg, C., Vermeulen, L., van Vliet, M., de Vries, W., Wang, M., van Wijnen, J. 2016. Global Modelling of Surface Water Quality: a Multi-Pollutant Approach.  Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2016, 23:35–45.

  • Kooi, M., Reisser, J., Slat, B., Ferrari, F.F., Schmid, M.S., Cunsolo, S., Brambini, R., Noble, K., Sirks, L.A. Linders, T.E.W., Schoeneich-Argent, R.I., Koelmans, A.A. 2016. The effect of particle properties on the depth profile of buoyant plastics in the ocean. Nature Scientific Reports, 6, 33882.

  • Endo, S., Koelmans, A.A. 2016. Sorption of hydrophobic organic compounds to plastics in marine environments: Equilibrium. In: H. Takada, H.K. Karapanagioti (eds.), Hazardous Chemicals Associated with Plastics in the Marine Environment, Hdb Env Chem. © Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp 1-20.

  • Rochman, C.M., Cook, A.M., Koelmans, A.A. 2016. Plastic debris and policy: Using current scientific understanding to invoke positive change. Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 35, 1617-1626.

  • Liu, L., Fokkink, R., Koelmans, A.A. 2016. Sorption of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons to polystyrene nanoplastic. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 35, 1650–1655.

  • Koelmans, A.A., Bakir, A., Burton, G.A., Janssen, C.R. 2016. Microplastic as a Vector for Chemicals in the Aquatic Environment. Critical Review and Model-Supported Re-interpretation of Empirical Studies. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 3315−3326.

  • Huerta Lwanga, E., Gertsen, H., Gooren, H., Peters, P., Salánki, T., van der Ploeg, M., Besseling, E., Koelmans, A.A. Geissen, V.  2016. Microplastics in the terrestrial ecosystem: Implications for Lumbricus terrestris (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae). Environ. Sci. Technol., 50, 2685–2691.

  • Herzke, D., Anker-Nilssen, T., Haugdahl, T., Nøst, T., Götsch, A., Christensen-Dalsgaard, S., Langset, M., Fangel, K., Koelmans, A.A. 2016. Negligible Impact of ingested microplastics on tissue concentrations of persistent organic pollutants in Northern Fulmars of coastal Norway. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 1924−1933.


  • Besseling, E., E.M. Foekema,  J.A. Van Franeker, M. Leopold, E.L. Bravo Rebolledo, S. Kuehn, L. Mielke, E. Heße, J. IJzer, P. Kamminga, A.A. Koelmans. 2015. Microplastic in a macro filter feeder: humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 95, 248–252.

  • Koelmans, A.A. 2015. Modeling the role of microplastics in Bioaccumulation of organic chemicals to marine aquatic organisms. A Critical Review. In: Bergmann M, Gutow L, Klages M (eds) Marine Anthropogenic Litter. Springer, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-319-16510-3, p 309-324.

  • Koelmans, A.A., Besseling, E., Shim, W.J. 2015. Nanoplastics in the aquatic environment. Critical Review. In: Bergmann M, Gutow L, Klages M (eds) Marine Anthropogenic Litter. Springer, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-319-16510-3, p 325-340.


  • Besseling, E., Wang, B., Lurling, M., Koelmans, A.A.  2014. Nanoplastic affects growth of S. obliquus and reproduction of D. magna. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 12336–12343

  • Velzeboer, I., C.J.A.F. Kwadijk, A.A. Koelmans. 2014. Strong sorption of PCBs to nanoplastics, microplastics, carbon nanotubes and fullerenes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 4869−4876.

  • Koelmans, A.A., E. Besseling, E.M. Foekema. 2014. Leaching of Plastic Additives to Marine Organisms. Environmental Pollution, 187, 49-54.

  • Koelmans, A.A., Gouin, T., Thompson, R.C., Wallace, N. and Arthur, C. 2014. Plastics in the marine environment. Environ. Toxicol. Chem 33, 5–10.


  • Foekema, E.M, C. De Gruijter, M.T. Mergia, A.J. Murk, J.A. van Franeker, A.A. Koelmans. 2013. Plastic in North Sea Fish. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 8818−8824

  • Koelmans, A.A., E. Besseling, A. Wegner, E.M. Foekema. 2013. Plastic as a carrier of POPs to aquatic organisms. A model analysis. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 7812–7820.

  • Besseling, E., A. Wegner, E.M. Foekema, M.J. van den Heuvel-Greve, A.A. Koelmans. 2013. Effects of microplastic on fitness and PCB bioaccumulation by the lugworm Arenicola marina (L.). Environ. Sci. Technol. 47 (1), p 593–600.


  • Wegner, A., E. Besseling, E.M. Foekema, P. Kamermans, A.A. Koelmans. 2012. Effects of Nanopolystyrene on the Feeding Behaviour of the Blue Mussel (Mytilus edulis L.). Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 31, 2490-2497.

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