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Grad Student Spotlight – Krishna

Hi, I am Krishna, currently working for Dr. Jenna Jambeck at the Driftmier Engineering Center and pursuing my Masters in Environmental Engineering at the University of Georgia. I graduated with my Bachelors degree in Biotechnology from Anna University, Chennai, India … Continue reading

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Marine Debris Tracker

The app, Marine Debris Tracker, co-developed with Kyle Johnsen (also in UGA FOE) has been released through the Southeast Atlantic Marine Debris Initiative (SEA-MDI). The app, funded by the NOAA Marine Debris Division, allows you to track and log marine … Continue reading

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Spring 2011 Semester is here!

Classes have been going (with a slight and rare snow delay) since January 10 at UGA. The Jambeck Research Group is off to an exciting start to the semester. We are working on kicking off the SEA-MDI project further with … Continue reading

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Waste Not, Want Not Blog is here!

This new website allows me to easily update the site and blog – all in the same location. Previous blog posts have been imported, but the old blog can also be found here: http://www.jambeck.blogspot.com/ Share it.

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Send us your Marine Debris!

Many volunteers will be cleaning up debris for the International Coastal Cleanup September 25. I am creating a database of the “average” weight of various debris items, so I need your debris! If you are willing to send marine debris … Continue reading

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Geo-Log

My colleague Kyle Johnsen and I developed a tool for research and teaching to Geotag data. It is a skeleton for a marine debris mobile application I will be putting out this fall as a part of a NOAA grant, … Continue reading

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Environmental Science and Technology Commentary on the Oil Spill

Thank you Dr. Schnoor, Editor of Environmental Science and Technology, for your well written and insightful commentary about the Gulf Oil Spill. To read it, click here >>> Share it.

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A Marine Debris Story

A digital camera in a waterproof case was dropped at sea near Aruba and washed ashore in Key West, FL. It also was carried some way by a sea turtle as shown on this YouTube video. You can see the … Continue reading

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Map of UGA Trash Cans and Recycle Bins Complete

Thanks to two great undergraduate students who did an independent study with me this spring (Shanell Davis and Malin Dartnell), I now have a map of the trash cans (both permanent and mobile) and recycle bins/cans (both for containers and … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Coastline Marine Debris Analysis Maps

I am posting the Google Earth file (.kml) here so that I can also post it to the Google Earth Gallery. I think this data could be really helpful and interesting to some! It is also posted on my website … Continue reading

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