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France Collard

Post-doctoral researcher Norwegian Polar InstituteEcotoxicology
Work address Norwegian Polar Institute Fram Centre Post box 6606 Langnes Tromsø 9296 Work Phone: +47 96 94 71 36 Website: ORCID Website: ResearchGate
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Research interests:

  • plastic pollution
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Arctic seabirds
  • fish toxicology
  • sediment
  • Svalbard.

Current projects:

  • PlastFul (Flagship Plastic in the Arctic)
  • FulPlast (NFR/SSF)

Start of post-doc project: Mar 2018
End of post-doc project: Aug 2022

Peer-reviewed articles (first author):

  1. Collard, J. Gasperi, G.W. Gabrielsen, B. Tassin (2019). Plastic particle ingestion by wild freshwater fish: a critical review. Environmental Science & Technology, 53: 12974-12988. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b03083
  2. Collard, J. Gasperi, B. Gilbert, G. Eppe, S. Azimi, V. Rocher & B. Tassin (2018). Anthropogenic particles in the stomach contents and liver of the freshwater fish Squalius cephalus. Science of the Total Environment, 643:1257-1264. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.313
  3. Gasperi*, S.L. Wright*, R. Dris, F. Collard, C. Mandin, M. Guerrouache, V. Langlois, F.J. Kelly & B. Tassin (2018). Microplastics in air: Are we breathing it in? Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health, 1:1-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.coesh.2017.10.002
  4. Collard, B. Gilbert, G. Eppe, L. Roos, P. Compère, K. Das & E. Parmentier (2017). Morphology of the filtration apparatus of three planktivorous fishes and relation with ingested anthropogenic particles. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 116(1-2):182-191. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.12.067
  5. Collard, B. Gilbert, P. Compère, G. Eppe, K. Das, T. Jauniaux & E. Parmentier (2017). Microplastics in livers of European anchovies (Engraulis encrasicolus, L.). Environmental Pollution, 229:1000-1005. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.07.089
  6. Collard, B. Gilbert, G. Eppe, E. Parmentier & K. Das (2015). Detection of anthropogenic particles in fish stomachs: an isolation method adapted to identification by Raman spectroscopy. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 69:331-339. DOI: 10.1007/s00244-015-0221-0
  7. Bawin, F. Collard, L. De Backer, P. Compère, F. Francis & F. Verheggen (2017). Morphology and distribution of the sensilla on the antennae of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Micron, 96:16-28. DOI: 10.1016/j.micron.2017.01.008
  8. Collard, A. Collignon, J.-H. Hecq, L. Michel & A. Goffart (2015). Biodiversity and seasonal variations of zooneuston in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 145:40-48.
  9. Remy* & F. Collard*, B. Gilbert, P. Compère, G. Eppe & G. Lepoint (2015). When microplastic is not plastic: the ingestion of artificial cellulose fibers by macrofauna living in seagrass macro-phytodetritus. Environmental Science & Technology, 49 (18): 11158-11166. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b02005
  10. Collignon, J.-H. Hecq, F. Galgani, F. Collard & A. Goffart (2014). Annual variation in neustonic micro- and meso-plastic particles and zooplankton in the Bay of Calvi (Mediterranean-Corsica). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 79: 293-298. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.11.023