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Citizen Science and Data Integration for Understanding Marine Litter


Title Citizen Science and Data Integration for Understanding Marine Litter
Description The paper showcases how citizen science and complementary activities, like targeted beach clean-ups, not only provide a cost effective mechanism for collecting data, but also provide an opportunity to increase awareness and action on issues relating to marine litter.
Author(s) Jillian Campbell (United Nations Environment Programme); Anne Bowser (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars); Dilek Fraisl (IIASA); Metis Meloche (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars)
Source http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/id/eprint/16095/
Language English
Keywords Data; citizen science; plastic; oceans; SDG 14
Audience Stakeholders inolved in the domains of citizen-science and SDG monitoring & implementation
Resource-Type Scientific Publication – Text
Resource Theme Impact
Publisher Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange Conference
Publication date 15 September 2019
Resource identifier
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