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Dataset and Matlab scripts for "Habitat-forming species trap microplastics into coastal sediment sinks"

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posted on 10.02.2021, 08:22 by Jaco Smit de, A. Anton, C. Martin, Susann Rossbach, T.J. (Tjeerd) Bouma, Duarte, Carlos M.
Dataset and script for "Habitat-forming species trap microplastics into coastal sediment sinks"

The purpose of the study was to investigate mechanisms of plastic trapping in nearshore coastal ecosystems. For this, we conducted field flume experiments so we could measure plastic trapping rates under controlled hydrodynamic conditions in situ.

The dataset contains hydrodynamic data, information on biogenic habitat structure, and observed microplastic trapping rates.

Pleas see the README for detailed information about the file contents.

Funding

KAUST OSR-2019-CPF-4107.1

History

Publisher

4TU.ResearchData

Organizations

NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research Red Sea Research Center (RSRC), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology