Amsterdam floating litter dataset August 2022

doi: 10.4121/6ee9946f-9ff5-4019-9d91-03e1c5283210.v2
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doi: 10.4121/6ee9946f-9ff5-4019-9d91-03e1c5283210
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Paolo Tasseron; van Emmerik, Tim H.M.; Paul Vriend; Hauk, Rahel; Alberti, Francesca et. al. (2023): Amsterdam floating litter dataset August 2022. Version 2. 4TU.ResearchData. dataset.
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version 2 - 2023-11-10 (latest)
version 1 - 2023-11-08

This dataset contains counts of floating litter within the city center borough of Amsterdam. Floating items were visually identified and counted from quaywalls on August 23rd, and subsequently categorized using the River-OSPAR categorization. The dataset can be used to get a snapshot of plastic hotspot locations within the city center of Amsterdam.

  • 2023-11-08 first online
  • 2023-11-10 published, posted
.xlsx spreadsheet
  • SESA Solving the Urban Plastic Soup
Wageningen University & Research, Hydrology & Environmental Hydraulics Group.


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