Marine Litter Indicators

Document

Description

One of the requirements of the OSPAR Convention is to assess the quality of the marineenvironment and each of its compartments (i.e. water, sediments and biota), as well asanthropogenic inputs which may affect the quality of the marine environment. In orderto fulfil this commitment for marine litter OSPAR has developed three indicators onbeach litter, seabed litter and plastic particles in fulmars’ stomachs.

Publisher

  • OSPAR

Publishing Date

2015

Category

Language

  • English

Waste type

  • Marine litter
  • Plastic

Area of intervention

  • Research
  • Management

german cooperationFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Developmentsupported by The State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia