Details of Marine litter dataset (LITOUTER)


Dataset identification

Title of datasetMarine litter dataset (LITOUTER)
Narrative summary of datasetThis data set is collected within LitOUTer project, in 2021, during 3 sessions (winter, spring and autumn). It is comprised of data on macro beach litter, using MSFD methodology, from 10 Romanian beach sectors from South (Vama Veche) to North (Edighiol- Danube Delta Bioshere Reserve).
Summary of processing methodologyThe data is processed by Mare Nostrum team, after the instructions included "Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European Seas" and MSFD.
Start date2021-02-01
End date2021-11-30

Responsible organisations

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

Dataset availability


Latitude north boundary44.57156
Longitude east boundary28.90271
Latitude south boundary43.7486
Longitude west boundary28.57776
Sea areaBlack Sea

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typePollution
ParameterBeach litter abundance
Instrument typeobservers
Platform typeland or seafloor

Process information

Submitting organisationNon-governmental environmental organization "Mare Nostrum"
Submission identifier (UUID)0369ebac-1fa2-4fe0-9a08-159076de77f9
Date of dataset creation2022-02-08
Date of metadata creation2022-02-17
Date of metadata latest revision2022-02-18
Date of publishing2022-02-23
Date of processed dataset publication2022-04-01
Processing data centreNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
Summary record-ID999