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Microplastics in benthic fauna and sediments in Arctic waters

General

Organisation
Project start
26.06.2017
Project end
26.06.2017
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Marine ecosystems
Project topic
Environmental science

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Norway
Fieldwork region
Svalbard
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 78.9235381, 11.9098951

Fieldwork start
26.06.2017
Fieldwork end
26.06.2017

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

The purpose of the project is to determine the severity of microplastic pollution in relation to local sources in Norwegian and Greenlandic Arctic coastal marine ecosystems.

Sediments and biota will be collected from a small boat.

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