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AS-MADE : monitoring marine debris on the Belgian beaches
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Archived data
Availability: Restricted
The data are withheld from general circulation and disclosure but access may be obtained on a case-by-case basis through negotiation

Description
Data collected by manual surface cleaning of 100m of beach, from high water until low water level.

Scope
Themes:
Environmental quality/pollution > Pollution levels & monitoring
Keywords:
Marine, Beaches, Plastic debris, Quality, Waste, Belgium, Belgian Coast, Belgium, De Haan, Belgium, De Panne, Belgium, Oostduinkerke, Belgium, Zwin

Geographical coverage
Belgium, Belgian Coast [Marine Regions]
Belgium, De Haan [Marine Regions]
Belgium, De Panne [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Oostduinkerke [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Zwin [Marine Regions]

Parameter
Counts of beached marine debris

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Toegepaste ecologie en milieubiologie; Laboratorium voor Milieutoxicologie en aquatische ecologie; Onderzoeksgroep voor Milieutoxicologie (ECOTOX), moredata 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: 2016-03-31
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