An ocean of opportunities (plastic waste in Roskilde Fjord)

Project: Research

Project Details


Identification and minimisation of plastic waste in Roskilde Fjord. Together with local stakeholders (Roskilde Municipality, sewage sludge companies, technology providers and citizens) we analyse plastic waste and develop strategies, policies and activities aimed at reducing plastic pollution in the Fjord.
Effective start/end date01/02/201631/12/2018


  • Plastic
  • waste

Research Output

Food transfer and uptake of nanosized polystyrene particles in a two-species marine system

Oturai, N. B., Mammen, A., Rowenczyk, L., Ter Halle, A., Vang, O. & Syberg, K., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

Risk Perception of Plastic Pollution: Importance of Stakeholder Involvement and Citizen Science

Syberg, K., Hansen, S. F., Christensen, T. B. & Khan, F., 2018, Freshwater Microplastics: Emerging Environmental Contaminants?. Wagner, M. & Lambert, S. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer, Vol. 58. p. 203-221 19 p. (Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Vol. 58).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Open Access


Roskilde University Research Communication Prize 2018

Syberg, Kristian (Recipient), Christensen, Thomas Budde (Recipient), Palmqvist, Annemette (Recipient) & Khan, Farhan (Recipient), 18 Sep 2018

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions