Microplastic Research Program RFP

California Sea Grant and OPC are now soliciting proposals for two research calls to advance microplastics understanding and management in California, consistent with the priorities outlined in the California Ocean Litter Strategy and Statewide Microplastics Strategy. These requests for proposals seek to increase understanding and management of environmental microplastic contamination by informing improved management of specific microplastic sources, refining and improving understanding of microplastic effects in the environment, and informing the use of structural low impact development (LID) stormwater management approaches to intervene and prevent microplastics from reaching California aquatic environments.


California Sea Grant and Ocean Protection Council

Opportunity Type


Key Dates

LOI due March 24, 2023

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