GESAMP Working Group on plastics and mircoplastics represented GESAMP at the 6th International Marine Debris Conference
The GESAMP Chair and members of the GESAMP Working Group 40 on plastics and microplastics represened GESAMP at the 6th International Marine Debris Conference (6IMDC) in San Diego, California.
The group presented its work on 'assessment and monitoring of plastics and microplastics in the ocean: supporting an harmonized approach'. Mr. Francois Galgani, member of the group, chaired in his individual capacity as researacher of the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER), a session 'towards a global monitoring plan for the world oceans' which aims at proposing solutions for a simple and efficient monitoring of marine litter in the world oceans.
To find out more about 6IMDC please go to http://internationalmarinedebrisconference.org/