Sea to Source

Publications from National Geographic “Sea to Source: Ganges Expedition”


National Geographic Society (2021). Sea to Source Summary Report, Washington, DC.

National Geographic Society (2021). Sea to Source Methods Toolkit, Washington, DC.

Journal Articles

Youngblood K, Brooks A, Das N, Singh A, Sultana M, Verma G, Zakir T, Chowdhury GW, Duncan E, Khatoon H, Maddalene T, Napper I, Nelms S, Patel S, Sturges V, Jambeck JR (2022). Rapid Characterization of Macroplastic Input and Leakage in the Ganges River Basin, Environmental Science & Technology, March 18, 2022, Volume 56, 4029–4038.

Napper, IE, Baroth, A, Barrett, AC, Bhola, S, Chowdhury, GW, Davies, BFR, Duncan, EM, Kumar, S, Nelms, SE Niloy, MNH, Nishat, B, Maddalene, T, Thompson, RC, Koldewey, H (2021). From sea to source: The abundance and characteristics of microplastics in surface water in the transboundary Ganges River, Environmental Pollution, 116348.

Chowdhury GW, Koldewey HJ, Duncan E, Napper IE, Niloy MNH, Nelms SE, Sarker S, Bhola S, Nishat B. (2020). Plastic pollution in aquatic systems in Bangladesh: A review of current knowledge. Science of The Total Environment, Vol 761, 20 March 2021, 143285.

Nelms, SE, Duncan, EM, Patel, S, Badola, R, Bhola, S, Chakma, S, Wahidunnessa Chowdhury, G, Godley, BJ, Bintha Haque, A, Johnson, JA, Khatoon, H, Kumar, S, Napper, IE, Niloy, MNH, Akter, T, Badola, S, Dev, A, Rawat, S, Santillo, D, Sarker, S, Sharma, E, Koldewey, H. (2021). Riverine plastic pollution from fisheries: Insights from the Ganges River system, Science of The Total Environment, Vol 756, 20 February 2021, 143305.

Duncan, EM, Davies, A, Brooks, A, Chowdhury, GW, Godley, BJ, Jambeck, J, Maddalene, T, Napper, I, Nelms, SE, Rackstraw, C, Koldewey, H (2020). Message in a bottle: Open source technology to track the movement of plastic pollution. PLoS ONE 15(12): e0242459, December 2, 2020.