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AS-MADE Neustonnet plastic monitoring [AS-MADE neustonnet plastiekmonitoring]

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Plastic sampling was done by using a neustonnet on a surface trawl abord of a ship in 2011. Non-natural items were collected and sorted by material and types. They were weighed, counted and measured.

Marine, Litter, Neuston, Plastic debris, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 2011 on [Completed]

Count of microplastics Methodology , Weight of microplastics Methodology
Count of microplastics: Neustonnet
Weight of microplastics: Neustonnet

Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Toegepaste Ecologie en Milieubiologie; Laboratorium voor Milieutoxicologie en Aquatische Ecologie (GhEnToxLab), moredata ownerdata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), more

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
AS-MADE: Assessment of Marine Debris on the Belgian Continental Shelf: occurrence and effects, more

AS-MADE: Assessment of Marine Debris on the Belgian Continental Shelf: occurence and effects. - AS-MADE, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-03-26
Information last updated: 2015-12-24
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