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Martin Hassellöv


Martin Hassellöv
+46 31 786 9050

Postal Address: Kristineberg 566, 45178 Fiskebäckskil
Visiting Address: Kristineberg , 45178 Fiskebäckskil

Department of Marine Sciences (More Information)
Box 461
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Carl Skottsbergs gata 22 B , 413 19 Göteborg

About Martin Hassellöv

 Martin Hassellöv leads the research group on marine environmental nanochemistry, studying marine pollution in its solid form, from nanometer scale to the ecosystem level. The marine environment is subjected today to multiple stressors, including ocean acidification, climate change, overfishing and pollution. The pollutants may consist of molecular contaminants, but also in solid forms. The solid forms of marine pollution includes both objects that are very real, as the massive plastic pollution of the oceans, including the smallest particles; the so-called micro-plastic, but also synthetic nanoparticles. Today we know that microplastics (<5 mm) is found in all sea basins, in deep-sea sediments, in isolated mountain lakes and even embedded in Arctic sea ice. In addition, microplastics is found in hundreds of different species of marine life including seabirds, fish and mammals. The extent to which synthetic nanoparticles involves or could involve an environmental impact is the focus of intensive research. Knowledge of nanoparticles occurrence, its environmental properties and toxicities were limited by major analytical challenges, which is one of the core activities of our research group, which has a unique set of instruments for the analysis and characterization of contaminant particles from the nano to the millimeter scale in real environmental samples.

Latest publications

Strategies for determining heteroaggregation attachment efficiencies of engineered nanoparticles in aquatic environments
A. Praetorius, E. Badetti, A. Brunelli, A. Clavier, Julian A. Gallego-Urrea et al.
Environmental Science-Nano, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Report on simulation of hetero and homo aggregation processes using computer modelling. H2020 NanoFASE Project Deliverable D8.5. September 2019.
Marianne Seijo, Arnaud Clavier, Fabrice Carnal, Serge Stoll, Antonia Praetorius et al.
Report 2019

An efficient and gentle enzymatic digestion protocol for the extraction of microplastics from bivalve tissue
L. W. von Friesen, M. E. Granberg, Martin Hassellöv, G. W. Gabrielsen, K. Magnusson
Marine Pollution Bulletin, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Are We Speaking the Same Language? Recommendations for a Definition and Categorization Framework for Plastic Debris
Nanna B. Hartmann, Thorsten Hüffer, Richard C. Thompson, Martin Hassellöv, Anja Verschoor et al.
Environmental Science and Technology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

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Nanomaterials for environmental studies: classification, reference material issues, and strategies for physico-chemical characterisation.
Vicki Stone, Bernd Nowack, Anders Baun, Nico van den Brink, Frank von der Kammer et al.
Science of the total environment, Journal article 2010
Journal article

Field-flow fractionation and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer coupling: History, development and applications
S. Dubascoux, I. Le Hécho, Martin Hassellöv, F. von der Kammer, M. Potin Gautier et al.
Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry , Journal article 2010
Journal article

Iron biogeochemistry across marine systems – progress from the past decade
Eike Breitbarth, E. P. Achterberg, M. V. Ardelan, A. R. Baker, E. Bucciarelli et al.
Biogeosciences, Review article 2010
Review article

Effects of silver and gold nanoparticles on rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) hepatocytes.
Julia Farkas, Paul Christian, Julian A. Gallego-Urrea, Norbert Roos, Martin Hassellöv et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Journal article 2010
Journal article


Colloid facilitated transport of metals in peat filter
Yuliya Kalmykova, Sebastien Rauch, Ann-Margret Strömvall, Greg Morrison, Björn Stolpe et al.
Other 2009

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