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… Read morePlastic Input into the Ocean – Release Day
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… Read moreMarine Debris Tracker
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… Read moreSpring 2011 Semester is here!
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… Read moreSend us your Marine Debris!
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… Read moreA Marine Debris Story
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… Read moreNew Hampshire Coastline Marine Debris Analysis Maps