Interdisciplinary team tracks the fate of plastic waste in the North Sea

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 14:33 in Earth & Climate

The dispersal pathways of plastic waste in the southern North Sea have been investigated by an interdisciplinary research team led by the University of Oldenburg. A key part of the "Macroplastics" project was the participation of citizens. The volunteers could use a special website to report the discovery of wooden plates that the team had released in the open sea and along the coast.

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