Tag Archives: Marine Debris

Plastic Input into the Ocean – Release Day

So, today (and this week!) has been a bit surreal. I had my first-ever paper published in Science, Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean. I had more interviews than I ever knew were possible in a 3-day time … 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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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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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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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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