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AS-MADE Neustonnet plastic monitoring [AS-MADE neustonnet plastiekmonitoring]
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Availability: The data can be made available upon approval of the data provider, please contact data@vliz.be.

Description
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.

Scope
Keywords:
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]

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

Contributors
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

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

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Claessens, M. et al. (2013). Assessment of marine debris on the Belgian continental shelf: occurrence and effects "AS-MADE": Final Report. SD/NS/12. Belgian Science Policy Office: Brussels. 79 pp., more
Braarup Cuykens, A. et al. (2011). Sea, beach and birds: plastics everywhere, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) (2011). VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 25 February 2011: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 48: pp. 15, more
Braarup Cuykens, A. et al. (2011). Sea, beach and birds: plastics everywhere. Coordination Centre for Integrated Coastal Zone Management/Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)/INBO/Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology: Oostende. 1 poster pp., 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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