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Argentina | PCBs
Argentina : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
08112904 2008 Nov.24 Edison Beach, Buenos Aires S 34° 29′ 5.7″ W 58° 28′ 50.1″ Jorge mermoz 88
Australia | PCBs
Australia : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
07090700 2007 Aug.17 Foul Bay S 34° 15′ 4.68″ E 115° 1′ 40.8″ Wally Smith 16
09041000 2009 Mar.11 Sydney harbor S 33° 50′ 30″ E 151° 13′ 12″ Mark Browne 297
09040700 2009 Mar.19 Cocos island S 12° 8′ 46″ E 96° 49′ 31″Taj Powell 7

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Brazil | PCBs
Brazil : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
09102000 2009 Oct. Santos bay(East) S 23° 58′ 49.7″ W 46° 18′ 49.2″ Andréa Oliveira and Caio Ribeiro 387
  2010 Mar. Santos bay(West) S 23° 59′ 54.27″ W 46° 23′ 30.92″ Denis Abessa 310
  2009 Nov. Morro de Sao Paulo S 13° 22′ 38.88″ W 38° 54′ 51.6″ Andréa Oliveira and Caio Ribeiro 108
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Chile | PCBs
Chile : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
09030400 2009 Feb. 12 Beach Los Choros S 29° 20′ 1″ W 71° 20′ 11″Martin Thiel 7
08112902 2008 Nov.20 San Viente Bay S 36° 45′ 55″ W 73° 9′ 32″ Luis Antonio Pinto Alvarez 51

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China | PCBs
Hong Kong : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
09030500 2009 Mar.04 Pinghu N 30° 38′ 26″ E 121° 10′ 26″ Satosru Suzuki 2
01061200 2001 Jun.12 Hong Kong Garden 01 N 22° 21′ 41″ E 114° 2′ 46″ Yukie Mato, Arisa Nakajima 48
01061100 2001 Jun.12 Lung Kwu Tan 01 N 22° 24′ 3″ E 113° 54′ 52″Yukie Mato, Arisa Nakajima 25
09011900 2009 Jan.11 Hong Kong Garden 09 N 22° 21′ 37″ E 114° 2′ 31″Nico Zurcher 73
08081200 2008 Aug.12 Lung Kwu Tan 08 N 22° 23′ 26″ E 113° 55′ 8″Nico Zurcher 10
09022300 2009 Feb.09 Pak Shui Wun N 22° 20′ 28″ E 114° 15′ 57″ Nico Zurcher 107

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Costa Rica | PCBs
Costa Rica : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
08112801 2008 Nov.18 Playa Negra, Los Pargos Guanacastle N 10° 11′ 39″ W 85° 49′ 47″ Marc Word 7

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Europe | PCBs
Europe : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)

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France | PCBs
France : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
    Le Harve, Normandy N 49° 29′ 13.1″ E 5′ 53.2″ Lourent Colasse 2746

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Ghana | PCBs
Ghana : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
09102100 2009 Oct.17 Prampram Beach N 42′ 8″ E 6′ 19″ John Ofosu-Anim 47
09091600 2009 Sep.16 Sakumono Beach, Accra N 36′ 42″ W 2′ 39″ John Ofosu-Anim, Edward Benjamin Sabi, ONWONA-AGYEMAN Siaw 28

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Greece | PCBs
Argentina : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
08040700 March 15, 2008 Beach of Kato Achaia N 38° 9′ 4″ E 21° 34′ 0″ Hrissi K. Karapanagioti 5
08091801 Aug. 11, 2008 Vatera Beach, Lesvos N 39° 1′ 9.01″ E 26° 12′ 0.65″ Hrissi K. Karapanagioti 6
08110800 Oct., 2008 Aegina Island N 37° 44′ 54.51″ E 23° 25′ 30.92″Satoshi Endo 258
08103000 Oct., 2008 Loutropyrgos Beach, Attica N 38° 1′ 31.31″ E 23° 28′ 27.61″ Hrissi K. Karapanagioti 250
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India | PCBs
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
07121100 2007 Dec. 11 Mumbai N 19° 17′ 24″ E 72° 47′ 41″ Mahua Saha 43
07120900 2007 Dec. 09 Chennai N 13° 3′ 24″ E 80° 17′ 11″ Mahua Saha 141
06052600 2006 May 26 Sunderbans N 21° 52′ 50″ E 88° 9′ 50″ Mahua Saha 20

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Indonesia | PCBs
Argentina : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
07090600 2007 Aug.08 Jakarta Bay S 7′ 17″ E 106° 50′ 12″ Hideshige Takada 16
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Italy | PCBs
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
06081900 2006 Aug.19 beach at Trapani,Sicilia N 38° 2′ 5″ E 12° 32′ 5″ Charles Moore 94

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Malaysia | PCBs
Argentina : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
05081500 2005 Aug.15 Langkawi N 27′ 22″ E 99° 49′ 22″

Hideshige Takada

8
05092700 2005 Sep. 27 Penang N 22′ 20″ E 100° 18′ 55″ Mohamad Pauzi Zakaria 12
06082000 2006 Aug. 20 Borneo N 7′ 3″ E 116° 6′ 39″Hideshige Takada 10
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Mozanbique | PCBs
Mozanbique : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
09052101B2 2008 May.13 Beira S 19° 50′ 39″ E 34° 53′ 57″ Marcos A M Pereira 9
07041000 2007 Mar. Maputo (Portugueses island) S 25° 58′ 37″ E 32° 54′ 8″ Steven Weerts 9
09052101M1 2009 Apr. 24 Maputo (Bay of Maputo) S 25° 55′ 24″ E 32° 38′ 23″Marcos A M Pereira 45

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Netherland | PCBs
Netherland : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
06080900 2006 Aug.09 Zandvoort N 52° 23′ 0″ E 31′ 47″ Charles Moore 169
08102300 2008 Oct.23 Texel de Hors N 52° 59′ 46″ E 46′ 5″ J.A. van Franeker 324

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Philippines | PCBs
Philippines : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
09122000 2009 Dec.18 Cavite beach N 14° 27′ 54″ E 120° 52′ 58″ Charita and Yefey Kuwan 143

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Portugal | PCBs
Portugal : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
07100700 2007 Oct. Costa Nova N 40° 36′ 58″ E 45′ 3″ Satoshi Suzuki, Carlos Barosso 27
08102500 2008 Sep. Guincho Beach N 38° 43′ 48″ E 28′ 23″ Carlos Barosso 45

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Singapore | PCBs
Singapore : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
08090500 2008 Aug. 31 East Coast Park, near Changi Airport N 17′ 53.51″ E 103° 54′ 28.39″ Nico Zurcher 24

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South Africa | PCBs
South Africa : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
07090300 2007 Jun.16 South Durban S 29° 59′ 13″ E 30° 57′ 47″ Tim McClurg 41
08060501 2008 May Port Elizabeth S 33° 57′ 42″ E 25° 36′ 41″ Peter G. Ryan 27
08060502 2005 Jul Woody cape S 33° 43′ 4″ E 26° 11′ 16″Peter G. Ryan 25
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Spain | PCBs
Spain : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
    Noja, Cantabria N 43° 29′ 14.3″ W 31′ 1.9″ Gilles le Guillou 168

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Taiwan | PCBs
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
09041300 2009 Mar. Anping N 22° 58′ 58″ E 120° 9′ 8″ Satosru Suzuki 85

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Thailand | PCBs
Thailand : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
02041500 2002 Apr. Rayong N 12° 37′ 49″ E 101° 26′ 42″ Ruchaya Bboonyatumanond 6

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Trinidad and Tobago | PCBs
Trinidad and Tobago : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
09062401 2009 May.24 Trinidad and Tobago N 10° 7′ 53″ W 61° 3′ 5″ Hugh Patterson 7

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Turkey | PCBs
Turkey : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
02091900 2003 Sep.19 Izmir N 38° 24′ 38″ E 27° 3′ 48″ Yukie Mato 53
09052100 2009 May.21 Black sea N 41° 3′ 26″ E 37° 28′ 44″ Nagasawa Horyu 5
09100303 '2009 Sep.23 Marmara sea N 41° 4′ 40″ E 28° 13′ 49″ Nagasawa Horyu 19

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United Kingdom | PCBs
Argentina : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
06112700 2006 Nov. Plymouth, Devon N 50° 22′ 42″ W 5′ 70″ Richard C Thompson 50
07110200 2007 Feb.8 Forth Estuary N 56° 01′ 30″ W 23′ 38″ Nickol Stewardson 87

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United States (East Coast) | PCBs
United States (East Coast) : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
08042000 2008 Apr.20 Quincy Bay, MA N 42° 16′ 34″ W 71° 0′ 22″ Hideshige Takada 416
09031300 2008 Dec.13 Elk neck State Park, Chesapeak Bay N 39° 29′ 8″ W 75° 59′ 43″ Barbara Beckingham 94
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United States (West Coast) | PCBs
United States (West Coast) : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
06011000 2006 Jan.10 Long Beach, CA N 33° 45′ 50″ W 118° 10′ 40″ Erick Burres 217
06012000 2006 Jan.20 Hermosa Beach, CA N 33° 51′ 16″ W 118° 23′ 59″ Erick Burres 341
06040500 2006 Apr. Ocean Beach, CA N 37° 46′ 18″ W 122° 30′ 42″ Miriam Gordon 605
06062601 2006. Jun. Drakes Beach, CA N 38° 1′ 33″ W 122° 55′ 55″ Michael VanVelkenburg 182
08012200 2008 Jan. Kehoe Beach, CA N 38° 9′ 17″ W 122° 55′ 55″ Richard and Judith Lang 86
09022600 2009 Feb.14 Kehoe Beach, CA_09 N 38° 9′ 20″ W 122° 56′ 56″ Susan Freinkel 99
07033000 2007 Jan.29 Seal Beach, CA N 33° 44′ 14″ W 118° 6′ 10″ Duane Laursen 48
09090100 2009 Aug.25 Seal Beach, CA_09 N 33° 44′ 14″ W 118° 6′ 10″ Duane Laursen 253
08031400 2008 Feb.23 Dungeness Spit, WA N 48° 9′ 27″ W 123° 10′ 35″ Brenda Danner 32
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United States (Hawaii) | PCBs
United States (Hawaii) : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
08102700 2008 Oct.19 Waimanalo beach, Oahu N 21° 20′ 49″ W 157° 42′ 11″ Carey Morishige 1.5
09080701 2009 Jul.29 Kamilo beach, Hawaii N 18° 58′ 24″ W 155° 35′ 58″ Doug Young 10

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Vietnam | PCBs
Vietnam : PCBs concentration obPCBs in beachid plastic resin pellet (ng/g-pellet)
SAMPLE
ID
SAMPLING
DATE
SAMPLING LOCATION
(LOCAL NAME)
LATITUDE LONGTITUDE collector's name PCB concentration
(ng/g-pellet)
07100600 2007 Oct. Min Chau Island N 20° 56′ 14″ E 107° 33′ 24″ Le Quang Dung 26
08100700 2008 Oct.4 Ballet Estuary N 20° 1′ 21.1″ E 106° 13′ 3.5″ Hisashi Hirai, Takuya Morimoto 24

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In this project, participants will collect plastic resin pellets on their nearby beaches and send send them via Air mail to Dr. Hideshige TAKADA.

Mailing address:
Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry, Dr. Hideshige Takada,
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology,
Fuchu, Tokyo 183-8509, Japan

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