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Marine Debris Monitoring and Assessment Project (MDMAP)

Partner organizations and volunteers conduct shoreline monitoring according to the published NOAA Marine Debris Monitoring and Assessment Project survey techniques. Survey data that is uploaded to the MDMAP database contributes to our understanding of the distribution, types, and abundance of debris in the marine environment, in order to guide policy development, education and outreach, and research initiatives.

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Geographic Scope: International

Project Status: Active

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, Data entry, Geolocation, Identification, Learning, Measurement, Observation, Site selection and/or description,

Start Date: 2012-01-01

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Fields of Science: Ocean/water and marine

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Civic and community, Conservation,