DOI: 10.14466/CefasDataHub.3

North East Atlantic Seafloor Litter Data

Description

CEFAS Seafloor litter data obtained by research vessel fish and environmental surveys in North East Atlantic waters 1992 -2014. Data from 3 particular survey series, the International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS), the ICES Ground Fish Surveys (Q4SW) and the Clean Seas Environment Monitoring Programme (CSEMP) survey from 1992 to 2014, using the classification system according to:

Galgani et al., 2013. Galgani, F., Hanke, G., Werner, S., Oosterbaan, L., Nilsson, P., Fleet, D., Kinsey, S., Thompson, R.C., van Franeker, J., Vlachogianni, T., Scoullos, M., Veiga, J.M., Palatinus, A., Matiddi, M., Maes, T., Korpinen, S., Budziak, A., Leslie, H., Gago, J., Liebezeit, G., 2013. Monitoring guidance for marine litter in European seas. MSFD GES Technical Subgroup on Marine Litter (TSG-ML). Draft report, July 2013. 120 pp.

Contributors

Maes, Thomas / Nicolaus, Manuel / Harley, Brian / Thain, John

Subject

Anthropogenic contamination, Litter abundance and type, Pollution events, Marine litter

Start Date

01/01/1992

End Date

31/12/2014

Year Published

2015

Version

1

Citation

Maes et al. (2015). North East Atlantic Seafloor Litter Data. Cefas, UK. V1. doi: https://doi.org/10.14466/CefasDataHub.3

DOI

10.14466/CefasDataHub.3

Data Links

This dataset will be made available following publication of the scientific journal article