Articles | Volume 13, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 713–730, 2021
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 713–730, 2021

Data description paper 02 Mar 2021

Data description paper | 02 Mar 2021

Hyperspectral-reflectance dataset of dry, wet and submerged marine litter

Els Knaeps et al.

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This paper describes a dataset consisting of 47 hyperspectral-reflectance measurements of plastic litter samples. The plastic litter samples include virgin and real samples. They were measured in dry conditions, and a selection of the samples were also measured in wet conditions and submerged in a water tank. The dataset can be used to better understand the effect of water absorption on the plastics and develop algorithms to detect and characterize marine plastics.