Details of Beach litter monitoring data 2021 (Estonia)


Dataset identification

Title of dataset Beach litter monitoring data 2021 (Estonia)
Narrative summary of datasetData collected in frames of MSFD Marine Litter Monitoring from Estonian beaches
Summary of processing methodologyThe methodology used for monitoring has been used in the Baltic Sea Region since 2011. The methodology is based on the recommendations issued by UNEP / IOC in 2009, which have been further developed taking into account the recommendations of HELCOM, OSPAR and the European Commission's JRC Marine Litter working group.
Start date2021-04-12
End date2021-11-17

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameKeep the Estonian Sea Tidy Association
Role of organisationOriginator of Dataset

Dataset availability


Latitude north boundary59.75
Longitude east boundary28.25
Latitude south boundary57.55
Longitude west boundary21.35

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typePollution
Human activity
ParameterBeach litter abundance

Process information

Submitting organisationEstonian Environment Agency
Submission identifier (UUID)2f999f1e-e258-4339-9a0d-189dc4d30a5e
Date of dataset creation2022-05-17
Date of metadata creation2022-05-17
Date of metadata latest revision2022-05-26
Date of publishing2022-05-30
Date of processed dataset publication2022-06-08
Processing data centreDepartment of Marine Systems at Tallinn University of Technology
Summary record-ID1022