Details of Marine Litter in the Slovenia Coastal Waters


Dataset identification

Title of datasetMarine Litter in the Slovenia Coastal Waters
Narrative summary of datasetThe dataset was created through DeFishGear project in the years from 2013 to 2017. The current dataset contains data on litter collected on the slovenian beaches and is mostly macroplastics and other materials. The data are described using specific vocabulary, created for the purposes of the project.
Summary of processing methodologyAt present, the MLW data represents the effort made by the communities collecting it and is At present, the Marine Litter Watch data represents the effort made by the communities collecting it and is therefore illustrative of the amount and type of items found on the surveyed beaches.
Project/programmeDerelict Fishing Gear Management System in the Adriatic Region
Start date2013-07-22
End date2017-09-23

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameInstitute for Water of the Republic of Slovenia
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Date of original dataset publication2018-03-09
Dataset formatDocuments
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC0 1.0
Link to dataset after processing by data centre{618E1F52-721B-4DC3-AFD3-58274A42D848}{66E9F906-3B6B-4CA6-A48C-DA6504954E1C}


Latitude north boundary45.610406325835
Longitude east boundary13.802532512554
Latitude south boundary45.476715187221
Longitude west boundary13.448223430523
Coordinate reference systemWorld Geodetic System 84
Sea areaAdriatic Sea

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typePollution
ParameterMarine litter monitoring site location
Bathing site location
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Litter abundance and type
Instrument typeinapplicable
Instrument nameinapplicable
Platform typeland or seafloor
Data quality processing informationNo specific quality processing was performed.

Process information

Submitting organisationNational Institute of Biology, Marine Biology Station
Submission identifier (UUID)de2fc959-267e-4df3-b3fe-407ae3810883
Date of dataset creation2017-09-23
Date of metadata creation2018-01-11
Date of metadata latest revision2018-02-28
Date of publishing2018-02-26
Date of processed dataset publication2021-01-05
Processing data centreNational Institute of Biology, Marine Biology Station
Summary record-ID65