Details of Marine litter situation at the Romanian seashore between 2014 - 2016


Dataset identification

Title of datasetMarine litter situation at the Romanian seashore between 2014 - 2016
Narrative summary of datasetMare Nostrum NGO started in 2014 the monitoring of marine litter, using the methodology included in "Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European Seas", a guidance document within the Common Implementation Strategy for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. The surveys are done twice per year, on 8 sectors from Vama Veche to Corbu, covering 48.035 m2 of beach.
Summary of processing methodologyThe surveys were done 2 times per years, the results were recorded on sheets. The inventory and the processing were done with excel software.
Start date2014-04-07
End date2016-10-12

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameNon-governmental environmental organization "Mare Nostrum"
Role of organisationOriginator of Dataset

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Dataset formatText or Plaintext
Public accessNo limitations
License for useODC-ODbL
Link to dataset after processing by data centre{BBD8CF4D-2B0C-48B0-AF8B-3BA73E5EBD7C}{56965108-1558-4183-B577-3C187068FF7A}
Date of processed dataset publication2020-03-25


Latitude north boundary44.4
Longitude east boundary28.71
Latitude south boundary43.7
Longitude west boundary28.55
Coordinate reference systemWorld Geodetic System 84
Sea areaBlack Sea

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typePollution
ParameterBeach litter abundance
Instrument typeobservers
Platform typeland or seafloor
Data quality processing informationThe database is updated yearly by NGO Mare Nostrum team and trained volunteers to avoid the alteration of the data. All the data is processed by Mare Nostrum team, after the instructions included "Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European Seas" and MSFD.

Process information

Submitting organisationNon-governmental environmental organization "Mare Nostrum"
Submission identifier (UUID)9da30688-86e3-4c4d-98d0-4fd0fa45d43a
Date of dataset creation2019-10-15
Date of metadata creation2019-11-29
Date of metadata latest revision2019-12-10
Date of publishing2019-12-17
Processing data centreNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
Summary record-ID569