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Greek researchers enlist EU satellite against Aegean sea litter

23 April 2019

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Knee-deep in water on a picture-postcard Lesbos island beach, a team of Greek university students gently deposits a wall-sized PVC frame on the surface before divers moor it at sea.

Holding in plastic bags and bottles, four of the 5 meter-by-5-meter frames are part of an experiment to determine if seaborne litter can be detected with EU satellites and drones.

Source: THE JAKARTA POST

Image credit: AFP/Anthi Pazianou - Greek university students gently deposits a wall-sized PVC frame on the surface before divers moor them at sea at a beach in the island of Lesbos.