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Sources, spatial distribution and characteristics of marine litter along the west coast of Qatar
( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
The spatial distribution, sources and characteristics of marine litter (ML) from 36 locations spread over 12 beaches along the west coast of Qatar have been assessed. A total of 2376 ML items with varying sizes were found ...
Hitchhiking of encrusting organisms on floating marine debris along the west coast of Qatar, Arabian/Persian Gulf
( ELSEVIER , 2021 , Article)
The floating marine debris (FMD) and the associated rafting communities are one of the major stressors to ecosystem services, global biodiversity and economy and human health. In this study, assemblages of encrusting ...
Mercury levels in tar mat contaminated beaches and its marine organisms living along the Qatari coasts
( Qatar University Press , 2021 , Poster)
One of the pollutants that affects the coastal environment of Qatar is the vast expanse of oil residue ‘tarmats’ deposited on its beaches. The current study is aimed at gauging the concentration levels of total mercury ...