Our publications cover topics including impacts of plastic pollution on plants, animals, and aquatic environments, and biology and ecology of seabirds.

Quantitative photography for rapid, reliable measurement of marine macro-plastic pollution

Measurement of plastic size, shape and colour is labour-intensive, unreliable and prone to observer bias, particularly when it comes to assessment of colour, which relies on arbitrary and inconsistently defined colour categorisations. We address this clear need for a standardization for data collection on plastic pollution, providing a method that can be readily automated. Publication Details »