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Microplastic concentrations on the beaches of Holbox Island, Mexico from 2018-05-18 to 2018-05-19 (NCEI Accession 0278269)

Metadata Updated: November 1, 2023

This study estimated the concentration of microplastics (i.e. plastics measuring less than 5mm, reported in unit of pieces/m2) on the beaches of Holbox Island, Mexico from 2018-05-18 to 2018-05-19. Microplastic data were collected using a PVC cylinder. This dataset contains the results from all 40 beach sand samples, in a spreadsheet format.

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Metadata Date 2023-05-17T04:45:47Z
Metadata Created Date May 19, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) May 16, 2023 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2023-05-17T04:45:47Z
Metadata Created Date May 19, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) May 16, 2023 (publication)
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Guid gov.noaa.nodc:0278269
Access Constraints Cite as: Cruz-Salas, Arely Areanely; Alvarez-Zeferino, Juan Carlos; Ojeda-Benítez, Sara; Cruz-Sotelo, Samantha Eugenia; Vázquez-Morillas, Alethia (2023). Microplastic concentrations on the beaches of Holbox Island, Mexico from 2018-05-18 to 2018-05-19 (NCEI Accession 0278269). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0278269. Accessed [date]., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Bbox North Lat 21.5317
Bbox South Lat 21.5162667
Bbox West Long -87.39198333
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Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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Harvest Source Id c084a438-6f6b-470d-93e0-16aeddb9f513
Harvest Source Title NOAA/NESDIS/ncei/accessions
Licence accessLevel: Public
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2018-05-18
Temporal Extent End 2018-05-19

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