Beaches locations and litter list used - Official monitoring

This visualization product displays beaches locations where a monitoring protocol to collate data on Macrolitter has been applied. Reference lists associated to those protocols have been indicated with different colors.

EMODnet Chemistry included the gathering of marine litter in its 3rd phase. Since the beginning of 2018, data of beach litter have been gathered and processed in the EMODnet Chemistry Marine Litter Database (MLDB). The harmonization of all the data has been the most challenging task considering the heterogeneity of the data sources, sampling protocols and reference lists used on a European scale. Preliminary processing were necessary to harmonize all the data : - Exclusion of OSPAR 1000 protocol, - Separation of monitoring surveys from research & cleaning operations - Exclusion of beaches with no coordinates - Normalization of survey lengths and survey numbers per year - Some categories & some litter types have been removed

Data collected using “OSPAR 1000” protocol have been removed for all the products for now, following the approach of OSPAR that it is not including these data anymore in the monitoring.

More information is available in the document attached.

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point_of_contact 1 sismer@ifremer.fr
point_of_contact 10 accem@te.net.ua
point_of_contact 11 cedre@ifremer.fr
point_of_contact 12 danijela.j@ac.me
point_of_contact 14 buzon-dgc@magrama.es
point_of_contact 17 eucc@eucc-d.de
point_of_contact 18 geral@apambiente.pt
point_of_contact 19 fonds@zemesdraugi.lv
point_of_contact 2 morgan.le.moigne@ifremer.fr
point_of_contact 20 info@hsr.se
point_of_contact 21 press@datanet.ee
point_of_contact 22 info@mio-ecsde.org
point_of_contact 24 parcmarin.golfe-lion@afbiodiversite.fr
point_of_contact 25 roope@pssry.fi
point_of_contact 26 info@izvrs.si
point_of_contact 27 poststelle@npa-vp.mvnet.de
point_of_contact 28 info@jordsand.de
point_of_contact 29 nabu@nabu.de
point_of_contact 3 wocean@telenet.ge
point_of_contact 30 schule.altenkirchen@freenet.de 
point_of_contact 31 poststelle@suedostruegen.mvnet.de
point_of_contact 36 nodc@ogs.trieste.it
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point_of_contact 5 office@izor.hr
point_of_contact 6 adm@oceanography.ru, korshenko@mail.ru
point_of_contact 7 poststelle@lung.mv-regierung.de
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Author EMODnet Chemistry
Maintainer bluebridge_catalogue_one
Last Updated 23 December 2019, 22:27 (CET)
Created 23 December 2019, 22:27 (CET)