The Ocean Cleanup picks out marine plastics using infrared from air

Though we know millions of metric tons of plastic flow into the ocean each year, there is plenty of room for improvement in how we track its distribution throughout the seas. The Ocean Cleanup project has been experimenting with a new technique to fill in some of the blanks and has, what it says, is the first proof of concept for using a form of infrared imagery to quantify marine plastic pollution. ..
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