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AUSMAP Training Day (Brighton, SA)

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Brighton Civic Centre

24 Jetty Road

Brighton, SA 5048

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About the Program

It’s hard to solve a problem you can’t see. Until recently microplastic pollution presented scientists with a crisis that was invisible to the naked eye. Now we have AUSMAP.

By translating data into vivid maps of plastic pollution hotspots all over Australia, the Australian Microplastic Assessment Project makes it easy for everyone to see the scale and nature of this growing problem.

We need to know how much is already out there, before we figure out what to do with it. And we need large numbers of Australians to engage with behaviour change so we can stop any more plastic disintegrating into our waterways.

That’s why AUSMAP is a collaborative citizen science project.

Together we can all do something to clean up our rivers and oceans.


About the training

Learn about AUSMAP and participate in a full day training session on the field sampling methodology for collecting, sorting, and identifying microplastics.

Practical accreditation will take place in the afternoon session, an essential part of the official AUSMAP program.

PLEASE RSVP BY 30 Oct 2019 @ 5pm


Instructor: Dr Michelle Blewitt (AUSMAP Program Director)

Host: City of Holdfast Bay

Morning tea provided, please BYO sustainable lunch. Limited places, please book asap!


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What is the cost of the Training Day?

AUSMAP Training day is a FREE program; although a donation to support the ongoing development and delivery of the program will be greatly appreciated.

What do I need to bring?

We will be sampling on the closest waterway, so please bring appropriate sun protection and wet weather gear if necessary.

BYO reusable drink bottle & coffee cup, please no single use plastics.

For more information, please contact events@ausmap.org or call 0417 672 979

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