The Ocean Cleanup
Published on Jan 11, 2019
The objective of the research team at The Ocean Cleanup is to close the ocean plastic mass balance. We want to know where the plastic is going once it enters the ocean and how far and deep it goes. However, obtaining data from remote regions in the ocean is difficult, especially in the garbage patches, which is perhaps one of the reasons why few have studied this subject in this area of the ocean. Fortunately, the deployment of System 001 has offered a great opportunity for the research mission of The Ocean Cleanup research team and has allowed the scientists on board to study the deep-sea distribution of plastic in this remote area like nobody else has to date. Read more in our latest update: https://www.theoceancleanup.com/updates/ Follow The Ocean Cleanup: https://www.facebook.com/theoceancleanup https://www.twitter.com/theoceancleanup https://www.instagram.com/theoceancle...