Microplastics (image) Geological Society of America Share Print E-Mail Caption Microplastics analyzed from nearshore and offshore benthic sediment samples in lakes, benthic sediment samples in rivers, and water samples in lakes and rivers. Credit Image courtesy Patricia Corcoran Usage Restrictions Image courtesy Patricia Corcoran. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.