Plastic Tides Global Youth Mentoring Program
2020 – 2021
John Abad (Lima, Peru) – Debris analyses and community conversations on one of the most polluted beaches in the world, Marcas Beach.
Naomi Sladkus (NYC, USA) – Simplifying, organizing, and demystifying sustainability efforts in New York City.
University of Washington
Nell Baumgarten (University of Washington, 2020) – Polymer analysis of marine debris in the Salish Sea using RAMAN spectroscopy
Jackson Fennell (University of Washington, 2020) -Mapping marine microplastic research institutions through time
Harsimron Gill (University of Washington, 2020) – Polymer analysis of marine debris in the Salish Sea using RAMAN spectroscopy
Anthony Abruzzini (University of Washington, 2019) – Do marine microplastic publications influence public awareness? A comparison of publication metrics, news media coverage, and social media impact
Claire Hutchinson (University of Washington, 2019) – Is there a diffusion pattern of published marine microplastic research from 2008-2018?
Louise Sutters (University of Washington, 2019) – Determining the distribution of microplastic in the Salish Sea
Friday Harbor Labs
Jalene Weatherholt (University of Washington, 2019) – Microplastic’s effect on marine mussel fecal matter and its integration into the coastal food chain
Diana DiMarco (Seattle University, 2020) – The effect of microplastic and silt on the clearance rate of marine mussels