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JRC Technical report about "Marine litter database" is available on EMODnet-Chemistry website.
14 January 2019

This report has been prepared by the EC JRC and EMODnet Chemistry Consortium, based on data and information collected through and revised by the TG Litter.

This publication is part of a series of technical reports on specific thematic topics, such as Top marine beach litter items in Europe: A review and synthesis based on beach litter data, Harm caused by marine litter, Identifying sources of marine litter, Riverine litter monitoring: Options and recommendations and Guidance on monitoring of marine litter in the European seas.

These thematic reports are aimed at those experts who are directly or indirectly implementing the MSFD in the marine regions.

This technical report provides information to EU Member States on data quality and data management in support of the MSFD and other European policies in determining baselines and thresholds, implementing monitoring programmes and planning measures against marine litter.

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