SENTINELS4MARINE PLASTIC WASTE
Monitoring plastic pollution in marine ecosystems
This project investigates the relationship between in-situ plastic debris samples (ranging from microplastics to ghost nets) and remotely sensed water parameters (e.g. chlorophyll-a, turbidity). The results will create extensive plastic debris source-sink maps for rivers and oceans.
Collaborators: University of Bayreuth, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ. We thank the DLR and BMWi for their funding.