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Surface microplastics concentration collected from MV Maersk Transporter in the North Pacific Ocean from 2018-11-01 to 2018-12-04 (NCEI Accession 0276266)

Metadata Updated: November 1, 2023

This study was carried out to estimate the surface microplastics (plastics from size 0.5mm to 5mm, reported in unit of pieces/m^3) concentration in the North Pacific Ocean. Microplastics data was collected from 2018-11-01 to 2018-12-04 aboard MV Maersk Transporter, using a manta net. This dataset contains the results from all 16 sampling efforts, in a spreadsheet format.

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Metadata Date 2023-05-12T15:26:41Z
Metadata Created Date March 17, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) January 11, 2023 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA/NESDIS/ncei/accessions

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2023-05-12T15:26:41Z
Metadata Created Date March 17, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) January 11, 2023 (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nodc:0276266
Access Constraints Cite as: Egger, Matthias; Sulu-Gambari, Fatimah; Lebreton, Laurent (2023). Surface microplastics concentration collected from MV Maersk Transporter in the North Pacific Ocean from 2018-11-01 to 2018-12-04 (NCEI Accession 0276266). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0276266. 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.
Bbox East Long -123.31
Bbox North Lat 31.55
Bbox South Lat 25.14
Bbox West Long -151.9
Coupled Resource
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
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-151.9, 25.14], [-123.31, 25.14], [-123.31, 31.55], [-151.9, 31.55], [-151.9, 25.14]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2018-11-01
Temporal Extent End 2018-12-04

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