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Pollution data from the Northwestern Pacific and Indian Ocean under the IOC/MARPOLMON Project

Abstract: The JODC Marpolmon Data contains Oil Slick, Tar Ball, Beach Tar and
Hydrocarbon collected by IOC Marine Pollution Monitoring
Programme(MARPOLMON)which was implemented in 1980 after taking over
Marine Pollution Monitoring Pilot Programme (MAPMOPP, 1975 to 1980) to
monitor marine pollution spreading in parts of oceans on a global
scale and to evaluate pollution problems in marine
environment. Samples may have been collected near marine discharge sites
or during monitoring surveys of large ocean areas. JODC is one of
RNODC for MARPOLMON for the WESTPAC region.

Data in these files are available as copies of specified data subsets
on magnetic tapes, floppy disks,CD-ROMs or printed form.
Related URL
Description: JODC information page for MARPOLMON Data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 0.0   E: 150.0   W: 130.0
  N: 10.0   S: -60.0   E: 110.0   W: 50.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1975-01-01
Stop Date: 1989-12-31
Originating Center
Data Center
Japan Oceanographic Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +81-3-3541-4295
Fax: +81-3-3545-2885
Email: jodc at
Contact Address:
Hydrographic Department, Japan Coast Guard
5-3-1, Tsukiji
City: Tokyo
Postal Code: 104-0045
Country: Japan
Distribution Media: magnetic tape,floppy disk, CD-ROM, online files
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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