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The pollution due to marine debris is a serious environmental threat in many parts of the world. The abundance of marine debris, composition and its distribution over the seafloor along north-east coast of Arabian coast was studied through trawl based swept method. Experimental fishing was...

Author(s)
Kesavan Selvam; Xavier, K. A. M.; Avadootha Shivakrishna; Bhutia, T. P.; Satish Kamat; Latha Shenoy
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2021, 751,
Abstract

This study estimates the value of recreational visits to blue-space sites across 14 EU Member States, representing 78% of the Union's population. Across all countries surveyed, respondents made an average of 47 blue-space visits per person per year. Employing travel cost and contingent behaviour...

Author(s)
Börger, T.; Campbell, D.; White, M. P.; Elliott, L. R.; Fleming, L. E.; Garrett, J. K.; Hattam, C.; Hynes, S.; Lankia, T.; Taylor, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2021, 771,
Abstract

Environmental conditions influence fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) levels, which are routinely used to characterize recreational water quality. This study examined 15 years of environmental and FIB data at Puntarenas and Jacó beach, Costa Rica. FIB relationships with sea level, wave height,...

Author(s)
Laureano-Rosario, A. E.; Symonds, E. M.; González-Fernández, A.; Lizano R., O. G.; Mora Alvarado, D.; Rivera Navarro, P.; Badilla-Aguilar, A.; Rueda-Roa, D.; Otis, D. B.; Harwood, V. J.; Cairns, M. R.; Muller-Karger, F. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2021, 163,
Abstract

We evaluated data from 10 laboratories that analyzed water samples from 82 recreational water sites across the state of Michigan between 2016 and 2018. Water sample replicates were analyzed by experienced U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) analysts and Michigan laboratories personnel, many...

Author(s)
Lane, M. J.; Rediske, R. R.; McNair, J. N.; Briggs, S.; Rhodes, G.; Dreelin, E.; Sivy, T.; Flood, M.; Scull, B.; Szlag, D.; Southwell, B.; Isaacs, N. M.; Pike, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Microbiological Methods, 2020, 179,
Abstract

Along the Viña del Mar - Concón coastal strip 11,894 litter items were collected, and grouped into 48 different categories (11 litter typologies). The average litter abundance was 0.25 items/m2, plastic items, and cigarette butts being the most common. Hazardous litter can be found along the entire ...

Author(s)
Rangel-Buitrago, N.; Barría-Herrera, J.; Vergara-Cortés, H.; Contreras-López, M.; Agredano, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2020, 160,
Abstract

Morocco is well known for its attractive Mediterranean beaches, which play an important economic role. With the fast development and growth, these beaches have become more contaminated by marine debris. This paper examined the abundance, composition and marine debris sources on five beaches in the...

Author(s)
Mghili, B.; Analla, M.; Aksissou, M.; Aissa, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2020, 160,
Abstract

Urban beaches are frequently impacted from multiple sources of fecal contamination. This along with high beach usage underscores the importance of appropriate management that protects swimmer health. The USEPA has enabled the use of QMRA as a tool for quantifying swimmer health risk and setting...

Author(s)
Zimmer-Faust, A. G.; Steele, J. A.; Griffith, J. F.; Schiff, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2020, 160,
Abstract

Estimates of the types and number of recreational users visiting an estuary are critical data for quantifying the value of recreation and how that value might change with variations in water quality or other management decisions. However, estimates of recreational use are minimal and conventional...

Author(s)
Mulvaney, K. K.; Atkinson, S. F.; Merrill, N. H.; Twichell, J. H.; Mazzotta, M. J.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Estuaries and Coasts, 2020, 43, 1, pp 7-22
Abstract

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) is a National Park Service unit/park with 48 miles of urban waterway in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Chattahoochee River within the CRNRA is a popular place for water-based recreation but is known to periodically experience elevated...

Author(s)
Aulenbach, B. T.; McKee, A. M.
Publisher
US Department of the Interior, US Geological Survey, Reston, USA
Citation
Open-File Report - US Geological Survey, 2020, 2020-1048, pp 43 pp.
Abstract

Using public swimming pools for recreational activities, rehabilitative treatment or sport is growing worldwide. Reliable and hygienic swimming pools are very important for the development of people's swimming habits. In this study, the current situation in terms of swimming pool water quality was...

Author(s)
Tuluk, B.; Orhan, F.
Publisher
Parlar Scientific Publications, Freising, Germany
Citation
Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 2020, 29, 4, pp 2300-2308

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