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    • African Marine Litter Monitoring Manual. 

      Barnardo, Toshka; Ribbink, Anthony (African Marine Waste Network, Sustainable Seas Trust, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 2020)
      Universally, concerns are mounting over the ubiquitous increase in plastic in waterways and oceans of the world. It is commonly stated that about 80% of plastic waste enters the seas from land-based sources, of which ...
    • Capacity Building for Marine Debris Prevention and Management in the APEC Region: Workshop Report, Yeosu, Korea 12-18 June 2017. 

      Chang, J.Y.; APEC Oceans and Fisheries Working Group (Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation (KOEM) for APEC Secretariat, Seoul, Korea, 2017)
      1. Capacity Building for Marine Debris Prevention and Management in the APEC Region, a training program for the APEC economies, was held in Yeosu, Korea on 12-18 June 2017 which had 28 participants from 14 APEC member ...
    • Guideline of ocean observations, Volumes 1-10. 4th edition. 

      Otosaka, S.; Ueki, I.; Sasano, D.; Kumamoto, Y.; Obata, H.; Fukuda, H.; Nishibe, Y.; Maki, H.; Goto, K.; Ono, T.; Aoyama, M. (The Oceanographic Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 2020)
      The Oceanographic Society of Japan published the first edition of Guideline of Ocean Observations in September 2015 with an overview of oceanographic observations and the latest oceanographic and analytical methods. This ...
    • Guidelines for the monitoring and assessment of plastic litter and microplastics in the ocean. 

      Kershaw, P.J.; Turra, A; Galgani, F.; GESAMP (GESAMP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection, London, UK, 2019)
      The Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP) has been involved in the issue of marine plastic litter and microplastics for over a decade. Initially interest was ...
    • Marine Debris Survey Information Guide. 

      Peters, Kristian (Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board, Eastwood, S Australia, 2009)
      Marine debris surveys are part of the Gulf St. Vincent Marine Threat Abatement project, initiated by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board (AMLRNRMB) and supported through the Australian ...
    • NOAA Marine Debris Shoreline Survey Field Guide. 

      Opfer, Sarah; Arthur, Courtney; Lippiatt, Sherry (NOAA Marine Debris Program, Silver Spring, MD, 2012)
      Marine debris has become one of the most widespread pollution problems in the world’s oceans and waterways today. The NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP) serves as a centralized marine debris resource within NOAA, coordinating ...
    • The quest for seafloor macrolitter: a critical review of background knowledge, current methods and future prospects. 

      Canals, Miquel; Pham, Christopher K.; Bergmann, Melanie; Gutow, Lars; Hanke, Georg; van Sebille, Erik; Angiolillo, Michela; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene; Cau, Alessando; Ioakeimidis, Christos; Kammann, Ulrike; Lundsten, Lonny; Papatheodorou, George; Purser, Autun; Sanchez-Vidal, Anna; Schulz, Marcus; Vinci, Matteo; Chiba, Sanae; Galgani, François; Langenkämper, Daniel; Möller, Tiia; Nattkemper, Tim W.; Ruiz, Marta; Suikkanen, Sanna; Woodall, Lucy; Fakiris, Elias; Molina Jack, Maria Eugenia; Giorgetti, Alessandra (2021)
      The seafloor covers some 70% of the Earth’s surface and has been recognised as a major sink for marine litter. Still, litter on the seafloor is the least investigated fraction of marine litter, which is not surprising ...
    • Redes Colaborativas para o Monitoramento - Microplástico - Guia de práticas para o monitoramento de microplástico em praias arenosas. 

      Our Blue Hands (Our Blue Hands, Brazil, 2021)
      This monitoring protocol for microplastics on sand beaches is carried out by Our Blue Hands project. It was adapted from the microplastics monitoring methodology of the European Union produced in 2013, from the University ...
    • Sampling and Analysis Plan for Microplastic Monitoring in San Francisco Bay and Adjacent National Marine Sanctuaries: FINAL. 

      Sedlak, Meg; Sutton, Rebecca; Box, Carolynn; Sun, Jennifer; Lin, Diana (San Francisco Estuary Institute and Aquatic Science Center, Richmond, CA, 2017)
      Plastic in the ocean, and more specifically microplastic (particles <5 mm), has been gaining global attention as a pervasive and preventable threat to the health of marine ecosystems. Microplastic is ingested by marine ...
    • A standard protocol for monitoring marine debris using seabird stomach contents: the Fulmar EcoQO approach from the North Sea. 

      Franeker, Jan A. van (NOAA Marine Debris Division, 2011)
      The ultimate fate and environmental impact of marine plastic debris is a major policy concern that requires reliable assessments of regional pollution levels and rates of change: such information is critical for efficient ...
    • The use of potassium hydroxide (KOH) solution as a suitable approach to isolate plastics ingested by marine organisms. 

      Kühn, Susanne; van Werven, Bernike; van Oyenc, Albert; Meijboom, André; Bravo Rebolledo, Elisa L.; van Franeker, Jan A. (2017)
      In studies of plastic ingestion by marine wildlife, visual separation of plastic particles from gastrointestinal tracts or their dietary content can be challenging. Earlier studies have used solutions to dissolve organic ...