Journal Papers

  • Christensen A, Tsiaras K, Murawski J, Hatzonikolakis Y, She J, St. John A.M, Lips U, Brouwer R (2021) A cross disciplinary framework for cost-benefit optimization of marine litter cleanup at regional scale. Frontiers in Marine Science.
  • Tsiaras K, Hatzonikolakis Y, Kalaroni S, Pollani A, Triantafyllou G (2021) Modeling the pathways and accumulation patterns of micro-and macro-plastics in the Mediterranean. Frontiers in Marine Science 1389.
  • Adamopoulou A, Zeri C, Garaventa F, Gambardella C, Ioakeimidis C, Pitta E (2021) Distribution Patterns of Floating Microplastics in Open and Coastal Waters of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea (Ionian, Aegean, and Levantine Seas). Frontiers in Marine Science 1235.
  • Stoever J, Rehdanz K, Okoli IC (2021) A DROP IN THE OCEAN: Patchy Evidence on the Societal Benefits of Marine Litter Reduction. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:939.
  • Frantzi S, Brouwer R, Watkins E, van Beukering P, Cunha M C, Dijkstra H, Duijndam S, Jaziri H, Okoli I C, Pantzar M, Cotera I R, Rehdanz K, Seidel K, Triantaphyllidis G (2021) Adoption and diffusion of marine litter clean-up technologies across European seas: Legal, institutional and financial drivers and barriers. Marine Pollution Bulletin 170: 112611.
  • Koski M, Søndergaard J, Christensen A M, Nielsen T G (2021) Effect of environmentally relevant concentrations of potentially toxic microplastic on coastal copepods. Aquatic Toxicology 230: 105713.
  • Uheida A, Mejía H.G, Abdel-Rehim M, Hamd W, Dutta J (2021) Visible Light Photocatalytic Degradation of Polypropylene Microplastics in a Continuous Water Flow System. Journal of Hazardous Materials 406: 124299.
  • Almeda R, Rodriguez-Torres R, Rist S, Winding MH, Stief P, Hansen BH, Nielsen TG (2021) Microplastics do not increase bioaccumulation of petroleum hydrocarbons in Arctic zooplankton but trigger feeding suppression under co-exposure conditions. Science of the Total Environment 751: 141264.
  • Djikstra H, van Beukering P, Brouwer R (2021) In the business of dirty oceans: Overview of startups and entrepreneurs managing marine plastic. Marine Pollution Bulletin 162: 111880.
  • Stamataki N, Hatzonikolakis Y, Tsiaras K, Tsangaris C, Petihakis G, Sofianos S, Triantafyllou G (2020) Modelling mussel (Mytilus spp.) microplastic accumulation. Ocean Sci.16: 927–949.
  • Bellou N, Garcia J A, Franciscus Colijn, Herndl G (2020) Seasonality combined with the orientation of surfaces influences the microbial community structure of biofilms in the deep Mediterranean Sea. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 171: 104703.
  • Costa E, Piazza V, Lavorano S, Faimali M, Garaventa F, Gambardella C (2020) Trophic Transfer of Microplastics From Copepods to Jellyfish in the Marine Environment. Front. Environ. Sci 8: 571732. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2020.571732.
  • Hamd W, Dutta J (2020) Heterogeneous photo-Fenton reaction and its enhancement upon addition of chelating agents. Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants 303-330.
  • Kalaroni S, Tsiaras K, Petihakis G, Economou-Amilli G, Triantafyllou G (2020) Modelling the mediterranean pelagic ecosystem using the POSEIDON ecological model. Part II: Biological dynamics. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 171: 104711.
  • da Silva V.H, Fionn M, Amigo J.M, Stedmon C, Strand J (2020) Classification and Quantification of Microplastics (<100 μm) Using a Focal Plane Array–Fourier Transform Infrared Imaging System and Machine Learning. Analytical Chemistry 92 (20): 13724-13733.
  • Rodriguez-Torres R, Almeda R, Kristiansen M, Rist S, Winding M.H.S, Nielsen T.G (2020) Ingestion and impact of microplastics on arctic Calanus copepods 228: 105631.
  • Rist S, Vianello A, Winding MH, Nielsen TG, Almeda R, Torres RR, Vollertsen J (2020) Quantification of plankton-sized microplastics in a productive coastal Arctic marine ecosystem. Environmental Pollution 266: 115248.
  • Dijkstra H, van Beukering P, Brouwer R (2020) Business models and sustainable plastic management: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Cleaner Production 258: 120967.
  • Kalaroni S, Tsiaras K, Petihakis G, Economou-Amilli A, Triantafyllou G (2020) Modelling the Mediterranean pelagic ecosystem using the POSEIDON ecological model. Part I: Nutrients and chlorophyll-a dynamics. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 171:104647.
  • Lai M, Gonzalez A, Albertino P (2020) PACMEN–CLAIM: AUTONOMOUS PYROLYSER FOR MARINE LITTER ENERGY VALORIZATION. Procedia Environmental Science, Engineering and Management 7: 1-7. 
  • Falfushynska H, Wu F, Ye F, Kasianchuk N, Dutta J, Dobretsov S, Sokolova I (2019) The effects of ZnO nanostructures of different morphology on bioenergetics and stress response biomarkers of the blue mussels Mytilus edulis. Science of Total Envrionment 694: 133717.
  • Tofa T.S, Ye F, Kunjali K.L, Dutta J (2019) Enhanced Visible Light Photodegradation of Microplastic Fragments with Plasmonic Platinum/Zinc Oxide Nanorod Photocatalysts. Catalysts 9: 819.
  • Tofa T.S, Kunjali K.L, Paul S, Dutta J (2019) Visible light photocatalytic degradation of microplastic residues with zinc oxide nanorods. Environmental Chemistry Letters 17: 1341–1346.
  • Kalaroni S, Hatzonikolakis Y, Tsiaras K, Gkanasos A, Triantafyllou G (2019) Modelling the Marine Microplastic Distribution from Municipal Wastewater in Saronikos Gulf (E. Mediterranean). Oceanogr Fish Open Access J. 9(1): 555752. 10.19080/OFOAJ.2019.09.555752
  • Daher E, Francis C, Hamd W (2019) Photocatalytic degradation of phenolic effluents in petroleum refineries. The International Journal of E-Learning and Educational Technologies in the Digital Media (IJEETDM) 5(1): 22-29.
  • Triantafyllou G, Triantaphyllidis G, Pollani A (2019) Modelling Hazards in Fisheries and Aquaculture Activities in the Mediterranean Sea and the Risk of their Transmission and Dispersion. Is it Feasible?. Oceanogr Fish Open Access J. 8(5): 55574.
  • Triantafyllou G, Tsiaras K, Triantaphyllidis G (2019) Climatic and Eutrophication Effects on the North Aegean Sea Productivity and Anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) Stock. Oceanogr Fish Open Access J. 8(5): 555749.
  • Kalaroni S, Hatzonikolakis Y, Tsiaras K, Gkanasos A, Triantafyllou G (2019) Modelling the Marine Microplastic Distribution from Municipal Wastewater in Saronikos Gulf (E. Mediterranean). Oceanogr Fish Open Access J. 9(1): 555752.

Conference Abstracts

  • Dijkstra H (2020) Upscaling of circular business models to reduce plastic pollution.


  • Pili A (2020) Microplastic analysis and characterization in the Gulf of Lyon and in the Saronikos Gulf.
  • Ferrari M (2020) Monitoring of microplastics in biota.
  • Haverkort M (2020) Barriers in raising capital: Circular startups in a linear world. Download
  • Elkina E (2020) Circular Cities: analyzing bottom-up initiatives for making Amsterdam more circular. Download
  • Khouri A (2020) Willingness to pay for recycled plastic: Measuring the Influence of Intergenerational Differences and Product Category Perceptions.
    on the stated Value for Products made from Recycled and Ocean Plastic. Download
  • Kloosterboer N (2020) Plastic Management and Development on Islands. Download
  • Al-Ghorabi M (2020) Enhancing the degradation rate of microplastics and organizing a study visit about sustainability.
  • Minetti R (2019) Monitoring of microplastics in marine ecosystem.
  • Younes A (2019) Microplastics in the marine environment, presence in water and interaction with marine organisms. Download
  • Alvarez S (2019) Biobased plastics: A sustainable alternative towards a circular economy. Download
  • Cuadros Cruz CI (2019) Factors that affect the circular economy: A qualitative study of the supply chain of food and beverage plastic packaging in the Netherlands. Download
  • Hammoud Y (2019) Degradation of Toxic Microplastics in the Lebanese Water by Developing and Applying an Innovative Photocatalytic Method. Download
  • Usta O (2019) An international comparison of measures to reduce marine litter.
  • Stamataki N (2019) Modeling of Microplastics accumulation by mussels (Mytilus spp.) based on a Dynamic Energy Budget (DEB) model.
  • De Taxis Du Poët F (2018) Marine litter: How to monitor, reduce and prevent ocean debris. Download
  • Kessler L J (2018) Fighting the plastic soup by using citizen science approaches. Download
  • Tofa T S (2018) Degradation of Microplastic Residuals in Water by Visible Light Photocatalysis. Download
  • Daher E, Dutta J, Hamd W (2018) Solar photocatalysis as a solution for tackling Microplastics in Waste water.
  • Al Rifai B, Dutta J, Hamd W (2018) Photocatalytic degradation of microplastics by ZnO nanorods.
  • Hobeika N (2018) The Who’s Who in Plastic Marine Pollution.
  • Pedone S (2018) Evaluation of microplastics presence along Italian coasts through two different sampling techniques.