Influence of river discharge on deposition of marine litter

Sulochanan, Bindu and Lavanya, S and Kemparaju, S (2013) Influence of river discharge on deposition of marine litter. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical & Extension Series (216). pp. 27-29.

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    Abstract

    Marine litter refers to any manufactured or solid waste entering the marine environment through land, river or sea irrespective of the source. UNEP/ IOC has included the following items in the list of marine litter- plastic (moulded, soft, foam, nets, ropes, buoys, monofilament line and other fisheries related equipment, smoking related items such as cigarette butts or lighters, metal (drink cans, bottle caps, pull tabs), glass (buoys, light globes, fluorescent globes, bottles) processed timber (including particle board), paper rubber and cloth.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: river discharge; marine litter
    Subjects: Marine Environment > Marine Pollution
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mangalore
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2013 04:44
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:55
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9498

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