Raw data - Quantification and classification of microplastics in Mexican beaches

Published: 23 October 2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/hwr5h6r79n.2
Contributors:
Alethia Vázquez-Morillas,
Juan Zeferino,
Sara Ojeda-Benitez,
arely cruz,
Carolina Martínez

Description

This file contains the raw data of the sampling of microplastics in Mexicana sand beaches. Microplastics were quantified and classified by shape, type and colour. A total of 35 beaches, from the five marine regions of the country, were included in the research. The dataset also includes the analysis of cross-contamination.

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Institutions

Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco

Categories

Plastics, Waste, Coastal Pollution

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