Details of Marine litter from Bulgarian Black Sea beaches


Dataset identification

Title of datasetMarine litter from Bulgarian Black Sea beaches
Narrative summary of datasetMarine litter data from some Bulgarian beaches has been collected by two NGO partners the Black Sea NGO Network (BSNN) and the Burgas Association of Ecological and Rural Tourism (BAEST). It was part of the project "Reduction of Litter in the Marina and Coastal Environmentand Sustainable Use of Natural Resources - Marine LitterWatch", supported by the FM of EEA, NGO Fund. The project website in Bulgarian is available at The project has made use of the app for monitoring for marine litter Marine LitterWatch and data have been collected from the Bulgarian coastal area.
Summary of processing methodologyGuidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European Seas, 2013
Project/programmeMarine litter watch
Start date2014-10-01
End date2016-07-30

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameBlack Sea NGO Network
Role of organisationOriginator of Dataset

Dataset availability


Latitude north boundary44.003145035669
Longitude east boundary28.873087244724
Latitude south boundary41.986502458272
Longitude west boundary27.345987635349
Coordinate reference systemWorld Geodetic System 84
Sea areaBlack Sea
Vertical extent unit100 Metres

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typePollution
ParameterMarine litter monitoring site location
Data quality processing informationNo quality

Process information

Submitting organisationBlack Sea NGO Network
Submission identifier (UUID)cfec4d47-55ef-4482-ac34-c50d4156b536
Date of dataset creation2018-04-03
Date of metadata creation2018-04-03
Date of metadata latest revision2018-04-27
Date of publishing2018-04-30
Date of processed dataset publication2021-06-14
Processing data centreBulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre , Institute of Oceanology
Summary record-ID142