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Sea Education Association Research

"Tar pollution" Papers and Publications


Peters, A. J. and A. N. S. Siuda*, 2014. A review of observations of floating tar in the Sargasso Sea. Oceanography 27, 217-221.

doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2014.25

Research themes and publication type: Ocean Plastics and Marine Pollution, Tar pollution, Peer-reviewed publications


Trainor, M., 2009. The Distribution of Tar Balls in the Wider Caribbean Region. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-222, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Ocean Plastics and Marine Pollution, Tar pollution, Selected student research


Gotfredson, T., 2007. The Distribution of Pelagic Tar Along an East-West Transect of the Caribbean Sea. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-214, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Ocean Plastics and Marine Pollution, Tar pollution, Selected student research


Bosman-Clark, K. and P. Van Vleet, 2005. An Analysis of Pelagic Tar and Plastic Pollution Along a South-to-North Transect of the Sargasso Sea. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-199, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Ocean Plastics and Marine Pollution, Tar pollution, Selected student research


Kraus, P., 2003. Pelagic Tar in the West Atlantic: Concentrations, Trends and Distribution. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-189, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Ocean Plastics and Marine Pollution, Tar pollution, Selected student research


Joyce, P.*, 1998. Floating tar in the western North Atlantic and Caribbean Sea, 1982-1996. Mar. Poll. Bull. 36, 167-171.

doi: 10.1016/S0025-326X(97)87422-X

Research themes and publication type: Ocean Plastics and Marine Pollution, Tar pollution, Peer-reviewed publications


* SEA faculty and staff
^ SEA Semester alumnus