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EO tracking of marine debris in the Mediterranean Sea from public satellites

ARGANS LIMITED (GB)

Summary

One of the most significant unknown factors in marine debris is the flux of plastic from land based sources into the marine environment. This project is testing techniques to combine EO and UAV data to detect different types and volumes of plastic in order to establish a methodology to characterize this flux in hotspot areas which are the main sources of plastic.


Information

Domain
Enterprise
Prime contractor
ARGANS LIMITED (GB)
Subcontractors
  • ARGANS FRANCE (FR)
  • CNR – NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (IT)
  • UNIVERSIDAD DE CADIZ (ES)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN (GR)