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Pilot project to establish methodologies and guidelines to identify marine litter from shipping

R. Earll

Pilot project to establish methodologies and guidelines to identify marine litter from shipping

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Published by Maritime and Coastguard Agency in Southampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[authors: R.C.Earll, A.T. Williams, & D. T. Tudor].
SeriesResearch project -- 470
ContributionsWilliams, A. T. 1937-, Tudor, D. T., Maritime and Coastguard Agency., Coastal management for Sustainability (Firm)
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Open LibraryOL18552451M

Measures •MS Programme of Measures for MSFD •3 Pilot projects in with objectives •To identify loopholes in marine litter in 4 regional seas (Riga, Oostende, Barcelona, Konstanza) •To identify loopholes in plastic packaging waste in less performing countries in EU and 3 in MED (Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco) •To prevent littering (human behaviour) and analyse. (and the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) International Conference on Prevention and Management of Marine Litter in European Seas Marine Strategy Framework Directive Key point: To identify additional legal and administrative obligations, with the File Size: 2MB. 1 A Brief History of Marine Litter Research 3 papers on the marine litter problem (Fig. ) show the growth in research from its infancy in the late s, when it was still treated largely as a curiosity, through the s and s, when most of the threats to marine systems were identified.


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Pilot project to establish methodologies and guidelines to identify marine litter from shipping by R. Earll Download PDF EPUB FB2

European Commission Joint Research Centre Institute for Environment and Sustainability Contact information Georg Hanke Address: Joint Research Centre IES, Via Enrico FermiI Cited by: As of the last progress report (), more than marine litter projects have been planned, underway, or completed around the globe.

Our projects range in size, focus, and scope and involve an ever growing number of partners. All are forging cooperation and furthering progress to prevent, reduce, and improve understanding of marine litter. Methodology for Monitoring.

Marine Litter on Beaches. Macro-Debris (>cm) Prepared by: there are a few inherent hazards. Caution should be used and the general safety guidelines presented below should be followed. events that lead to unusual types and/or amounts of litter may (e.g.

shipping container losses, overflows sewage File Size: KB. CleanSea, a scientific voyage into the problem of marine litter and what we can do about it - Duration: CleanSea Project 5, views. during the OSPAR pilot project and complimented with information derived from UNEP’s own realisation of a worldwide guideline.

The data collected according to the OSPAR guideline can be fed into the UNEP Pilot project to establish methodologies and guidelines to identify marine litter from shipping book as the methods are compatible. Sincea total of 75 world plastics organizations in 40 countries have signed the Declaration for Solutions on Marine Litter.

By pledging the declaration, each of these countries voluntarily committed to adopt additional improvements to reduce the effects of ocean pollution. Marine debris, also known as marine litter, is human-created waste that has deliberately or accidentally been released in a sea or ng oceanic debris tends to accumulate at the center Pilot project to establish methodologies and guidelines to identify marine litter from shipping book gyres and on coastlines, frequently washing aground, when it is known as beach litter or tidewrack.

Deliberate disposal of wastes at sea is called ocean dumping. Understand the status of marine litter at selected pilot sites in at least two shared watersheds, for use as a basis for identifying local solutions Activity 1 Conduct a study at each pilot site within the watershed to identify main sources, composition and areas of accumulation of.

monitor marine litter and implement programmes of measures to reduce its occurrence. A crucial step in monitoring and effectively addressing marine litter is the identification of the origin and the pathways that lead to litter entering the marine environment. A given site or region can be subject to litter pollution from a number of sources, whichFile Size: 2MB.

The JRC released a guidance document for the monitoring of marine litter in European seas. It provides the Member States with recommendations and information in order to support establishing monitoring programmes, a milestone in the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD).

What is marine litter. Common types of marine litter. Degradation of plastic is slow. CORNER: Microplastics. References. What is marine litter.

Items with anthropogenic origin become litter when they enter the environment: marine litter is defined as ”any persistent, manufactured or processed solid material discarded, disposed of or abandoned in the marine and coastal environment” by UNEP.

to marine litter, although not specifically mentioned. However, as such instruments are large in scope and may not encompass the specifics of marine litter management, I will focus Pilot project to establish methodologies and guidelines to identify marine litter from shipping book those that specifically address marine litter.

Instruments of Marine Litter at International, Regional and National Levels. due to different practices in sampling and reporting the amounts of marine litter. Therefore the project has prepared a Draft Recommendation for the Harmonization of methods of sampling and reporting the amount and type of marine litter on the beach within the Baltic Sea region (Annex 1), and a Survey form for reporting marine litter (Annex 2).

marine litter at selected pilot sites in at least two shared watersheds, for use as a basis for identifying local solutions. Conduct a study at each site to identify main sources of marine litter. The lists of key sources of marine litter in the selected pilot sites are Size: KB.

The present document is the Executive Summary of the “Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European Seas”, the output of the work of the TSG-ML between and Marine Litter, Technical Recommendations for the Implementation of MSFD Requirements, MSFD GES Technical Subgroup on Marine Litter Book January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

14 The Economics of Marine Litter of marine ecosystem services, which are estimated at € trillion in one study (Costanza et al. ), suggest that even fractional deterioration in provision would represent a significant cost (Beaumont et al.

; Galparsoro et al. ).Cited by: Methodology for Visual Monitoring of Floating Litter 1. Introduction. The following methodology has been prepared based on the EU MSFD TG10 “Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European. After making worldwide headlines with the story of the Pacific "garbage island", researchers were sent a photo of the same beach, white sand free of.

MARINE LITTER ASSESSMENT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN 8 9 Marine litter in the Mediterranean is a confirmed critical issue. The problem is exacerbated by the basin’s limited exchanges with other oceans, its densely populated coasts, highly developed tourism, 30% of.

These guidelines briefly introduce marine litter, the known adverse impacts, and best practices for tourists participating in marine recreational activities (e.g. cruising, fishing, and diving) and coastal recreational activities (e.g.

camping, barbequing, and bathing). How to improve EU legislation to tackle marine litter IEEP ii Disclaimer: The arguments expressed in this report are solely those of the authors, and do not reflect the opinion of any other party.

The report should be cited as follows: Newman, S, Watkins, E and Farmer, A () How to. Marine Litter MED LBS Protocol Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities MARPOL Convention International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships MEDASSET Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles MED POL UNEP/MAP Programme for the Assessment and Control of MarineFile Size: KB.

UNEP has published a review of their global initiative on marine litter which revealed “a widespread lack of systematic, scientific knowledge on the amounts, sources, fates, trends and impacts (social, economic and environmental) of marine litter, which hampers development and implementation of effective mitigation actions”.

The Medellin Declaration on Marine Litter in Life Cycle Assessment and Management was developed during the Conferencia Internacional de Análisis de Ciclo de Vida en Latinoamérica, which took place from 12–15 June in Medellin, Colombia.

The Declaration calls for an improved handling of plastic resources and is meant to encourage researchers and relevant stakeholders to develop new Cited by: 8.

The Group was set up by the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR) to expand the work of a pilot scheme set up eight years ago to monitor beaches in a number of countries and to establish trends in marine litter.

During a six-year pilot project () OSPAR has collected data on beach. Regional Plan for the Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean Delegates are kindly requested to bring their documents to the meeting UNEP/MAP Athens, UNEP(DEPI)/MED WG/5 page 1 Introduction The problem of marine litter is steadily gaining importance in the last decade at the global,File Size: KB.

1 of 3 JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE POST OF PROJECT COORDINATOR FOR THE REGIONAL ACTION PLAN ON MARINE LITTER: ONE YEAR POST, WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR 2 MORE YEARS DEPENDING ON FUNDING, VACANT FROM NOVEMBER Closing date for applications: 22 September Interviews to be held in London: Sometime during the week beginning 9 October Marine litter is not only an aesthetic problem but incurs socioeconomic costs, threatens human health and safety and impacts on marine organisms.

It is broadly documented that entanglement in, or ingestion of, marine litter can have negative consequences on the physical condition of marine animals such as birds, seals, turtles, porpoises and. Learn more about Plymouth University International Marine Litter Research Unit publications International Marine Litter Research Unit publications G.

() Using a forensic science approach to minimize environmental contamination and to identify microfibres in marine sediments. Marine Pollution Bulle Read the. Source of marine litter Information on sources and pathways of marine litter is essential to identify operative, efficient and cost-effective measures to prevent and reduce inputs of litter to the marine ().

Final report. Pilot project 4 seas: Case studies on the plastic cycle and its loopholes in the four European Regional seas. Regional report on measures and best practices for prevention of marine litter input from land-based sources in the NOWPAP region[6,KB] Model Survey for Reduction of Marine Litter[KB] Guidelines for Monitoring Marine Litter on the Beaches and Shorelines of the Northwest Pacific Region.

Monitoring Guidance for Marine Litter in European Seas (draft report) MFSD GES Technical Subgroup on Marine Litter Page 36 of 3. Beach Litter Introduction to Beach Litter Numerous reviews of monitoring methods for assessing litter in the marine environment have beenFile Size: KB.

problems caused by marine litter, drawing together peer-reviewed scientific literature, and reports by major government and non-governmental organisations. The report identifies key drivers for change. Reducing marine litter is a challenge requiring positive actions across society from the public, industry and policy makers.

Marine litter also accumulates in coastal areas, either on the sea bottom or on beaches when washed ashore. See the EEA's infographic on marine litter.

World leaders increasingly recognise the scale of the problem, and at the Rio Earth Summit they committed to “a significant reduction in. Marine Litter on the Seafloor (Shallow coastal waters 0 – 20 m) - Visual surveys with SCUBA/snorkelling” (IPA-Adriatic DeFishGear project, d) that were prepared within the framework of the DeFishGear project.

The methodologies were prepared based on the EU MSFD TG10 “Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European.

Characteristics of litter in the marine and coastal environment — Trends in the amount of litter washed ashore and/or deposited on coastlines, including analysis of its composition, spatial distribution and, where possible, source ().

Using these 14 best practice clusters the Guide presents the main actions that can be taken by key stakeholder groups to address the problem of marine litter.

It provides an overview of the main types of practices, gives practical examples in the form of case studies and points the reader to further sources of information and details. A global assessment of micro-plastics could be beneficial at this time and there is both sufficient public concern and a need to provide further objective information on the topic to enable policy makers to act.

This assessment would need to take into account not just micro plastics but also marine debris in general, in order to understand the general context and processes involved.

Monitoring Guidance for Marine Litter in European Seas (draft report) MFSD GES Technical Subgroup on Marine Litter Page 44 of 4. Floating Litter Introduction to Floating Litter The monitoring of floating marine litter corresponds to indicator within Descriptor 10 of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive.

marine litter (ML) as an issue of global threat from environmental, economic, human health and safety, pdf aesthetic aspect. pdf are essential. This research presents the results of a pilot assessment of bottom ML in the Black Sea during the MISIS Project Joint Black Sea Cruise (22–31 August, ) along 3 transects in the NW Black File Size: KB.Marine litter is the collective term for any man-made object present in the marine and coastal environment.

Marine litter consists of articles that have been made or used by people and, subsequently, deliberately discarded or accidentally lost.1 ebook P a g ebook Litter Free Adriatic-Ionian Coast & Sea Methodology for Monitoring Marine Litter on Beaches Macro-Debris (>cm) Prepared by: Thomais Vlachogianni (MIO-ECSDE, DeFishGear WPL) With contributions from: Vicky Paraskevopoulou & Vaggelis Kalampokis (MIO-ECSDE), Andreja Palatinus & Stefan Trdan (IWRS), Stefano Di Muccio, Luigi Alcaro & Francesca Ronchi (ISPRA).