Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European Seas: a guidance document within the Common Implementation Strategy for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive.
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MSFD Technical Subgroup on Marine Litter
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The MSFD Technical Subgroup on Marine Litter was tasked to deliver guidance so that European Member States could initiate programmes for monitoring of Descriptor 10 of the MSFD. The present document provides the recommendations and information needed to commence the monitoring required for marine litter, including methodological protocols and categories of items to be used for the assessment of litter on the Beach, Water Column, Seafloor and Biota, including a special section on Microparticles......
PublisherPublications Office of the European Union
Series;NrEUR 26113 EN;
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.1
Best Practice TypeManual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
Standard Operating Procedure
CitationMSFD Technical Subgroup on Marine Litter (2013) Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European Seas: a guidance document within the Common Implementation Strategy for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Luxembourg, European Commission, Joint Research Cemtre, 128pp. DOI::10.2788/99475