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Surface microplastics concentration collected from R/V URANIA in the Mediterranean Sea from 2013-05-09 to 2013-06-24 (NCEI Accession 0253450)

Metadata Updated: November 1, 2023

This study involved a large-scale survey of neustonic microplastics floating in Mediterranean waters. It estimated the abundance and geographical distribution of microplastics in the Mediterranean Sea. This dataset contains all 74 neuston net samples collected during two consecutive cruises carried out on board R/V Urania, in a spreadsheet format. The study estimated a mean total of 3.1 × 10^12 microplastics for the whole Mediterranean.

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Metadata Date 2023-09-19T17:34:51Z
Metadata Created Date March 17, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) May 12, 2022 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2023-09-19T17:34:51Z
Metadata Created Date March 17, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) May 12, 2022 (publication)
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Guid gov.noaa.nodc:0253450
Access Constraints Cite as: Suaria, Giuseppe; Avio, Carlo; Mineo, Annabella; Lattin, Gwendolyn; Magaldi, Marcello; Belmonte, Genuario; Moore, Charles; Regoli, Francesco; Aliani, Stefano (2022). Surface microplastics concentration collected from R/V URANIA in the Mediterranean Sea from 2013-05-09 to 2013-06-24 (NCEI Accession 0253450). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0253450. 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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Temporal Extent Begin 2013-05-09
Temporal Extent End 2013-06-24

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