The Marine Debris Monitoring and Assessment Project, or MDMAP, engages NOAA partners and volunteers around the world to survey and record the amount and types of marine debris on shorelines.
These four short training videos introduce participants to MDMAP and how to conduct a survey. Use them to get started, refresh your skills, or to train new team members. These videos complement the Shoreline Survey Guide and Item Categorization Guide also found in the Monitoring Toolbox.
In this second video of the MDMAP training video series, prepare for your MDMAP survey by gathering gear, choosing your survey site, and setting it up.