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General
Data set name

EVALUATION OF LITTER ON THE EUROPEAN CONTINENTAL SHELF

Data holding centreIFREMER / CENTRE DE TOULON
CountryFrance  France
Time period1992 --> 2007
OngoingNo
Geographical area

M. du Nord, Manche (Seine), Atlantique (M. Celtique, G. Gascogne), Méditerranée (G. Lion,Med. NW, Est Corse, Adriatique)

Observations 
Parameters

Quantity of material dumped

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets; laser altimeters; observers

Description 
Summary

Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of litter on the French and other European continental shelves

OriginatorsIFREMER / CENTRE DE TOULON
References

ELSEVIER (2000) Litter on the sea-floor along the European coasts, GALGANI F., LEAUTE JP, MOGUEDET P et al, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2000, 40, 6,516-527; GALGANI F., ANDRAL B. (1998) Methodes for evaluating debris on the deep sea-floor, Oceans ' 98 /IEEE/OES conference, 1998, 3 (3),1512-1519; GALGANI F, SOUPLET A., CADIOU Y. (1996) Accumulation of debris on the deep sea-floor off the French Mediterranean coast, Inter-Research, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 1996, 142,225-234

Availability 
OrganisationIFREMER / CENTRE DE TOULON
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactGALGANI François
Address

IFREMER / CENTRE DE TOULON
Zone portuaire de Bregaillon BP 330
LA SEYNE CEDEX

83507
France

Telephone+33(0)4 94 30 49 54
Facsimile+33 (0)4 94.30.13.72
Emailfrancois.galgani@ifremer.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierDELST1
Global identifier4717
Last revised2011-01-24