Details of Beach litter monitoring data 2020 (Estonia)


Dataset identification

Title of dataset Beach litter monitoring data 2020 (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 date2020-04-21
End date2020-11-12

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 typeOther physical oceanographic measurements
ParameterBeach litter abundance

Process information

Submitting organisationEstonian Environment Agency
Submission identifier (UUID)35dea10c-baf3-456d-aed3-25ec008e28ce
Date of dataset creation2021-11-05
Date of metadata creation2021-11-05
Date of metadata latest revision2021-11-11
Date of publishing2021-11-29
Date of processed dataset publication2022-06-02
Processing data centreDepartment of Marine Systems at Tallinn University of Technology
Summary record-ID969