DISCOVERY Yacht Paraffin participates in the UMT Ocean Monitoring Project

May 24, 2019

Captain Raul of the D/Y Paraffin offered to collect water samples enroute from Singapore to Redang Island located along the east coast of Malaysia. Due to prevailing monsoon season, the best sailing season along the east coast of peninsular Malaysia and the ideal time to collect water samples is from May to October. The objective of this study is focused on marine debris and microplastics and the organisms found in the South China Sea and surrounding waters of Peninsular Malaysia.

If you’re interested to be part of the ongoing UMT Ocean Monitoring Project, please contact [email protected] for further information.

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