Geyer, R., Wilcox, C., Siegler, T. R., Perryman, M., Andrady, A., ... & Law, K. L.
Purpose of Measurement:
Understanding the Problem
Material Flows, Oceans
This is a cornerstone study that analyzes the quantity of plastic entering the ocean. The study looks at global data on solid waste, population density, and economic status, to estimate the mass of land-based plastic waste entering the ocean.