Details of Beach litter monitoring data (Estonia). Revised data 2017-2022


Dataset identification

Title of datasetBeach litter monitoring data (Estonia). Revised data 2017-2022
Narrative summary of datasetData collected in frames of MSFD Marine Litter Monitoring from Estonian beaches (2017-2022)
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
Supporting documentationMERELISE PRÜGI SEIRE EESTI RANNIKUALADEL 2017-2018. Project report (in Estonian)
MERELISE PRÜGI SEIRE EESTI RANNIKUALADEL 2019-2020. Project report (in Estonian)
MERELISE PRÜGI SEIRE EESTI RANNIKUALADEL 2021-2022. Project report (in Estonian)
Start date2017-06-01
End date2022-11-11

Responsible organisations

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

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Dataset formatDatabase
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC-BY 4.0


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

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typePollution
Human activity
ParameterBeach litter abundance

Process information

Submitting organisationEstonian Environment Agency
Submission identifier (UUID)16d44f64-e335-4f4e-ab5f-a58f2965eaf0
Date of dataset creation2023-05-22
Date of metadata creation2023-06-14
Date of metadata latest revision2023-06-19
Date of publishing2023-07-03
Processing data centreDepartment of Marine Systems at Tallinn University of Technology
Summary record-ID1342