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Terrestrial borne litter in the marine environment - EV0496

The purpose of this project is to provide a summary of evidence on the sources of terrestrial borne litter and the pathways by which these may enter the marine environment
Primary research areas:
• Examine the pathways that litter takes from land to the marine environment
• Assess and quantify litter items according to their source
Secondary research areas:
• Assess the composition and/or abundance of litter by items and material types
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Courtene Jones and Thompson 2021 Defra Terrestrial borne litter Final report   (2000k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2021

To: 2021

Cost: £19,079
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University of Plymouth
Environment Litter              
Fields of Study
Sustainable Consumption and Production