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Research and Publications

Teams of academics and other partners are leading marine debris research that answers questions about marine debris types, impacts, and solutions in the Great Lakes. Research papers, reports, and other technical publications are available below.

Marine Debris Content Portlet
Barriers and benefits to desired behaviors for single-use plastic items in northeast Ohio - Final Report
Economic Impacts of Marine Debris on Beaches
Marine Debris Removal Best Practices
Gloved hands holding debris picked up from the beach, including a cigar tip, cigarette butt, bottle cap, and a piece of net
Barriers and benefits to desired behaviors for single use plastic items in northeast Ohio's Lake Erie basin
Marine Debris Monitoring & Assessment - Method Recommendations
Photo Credit: NOAA MDP
Quantification of Microplastics on National Park Beaches