Jambeck's Research Sieves (image) University of Georgia Share Print E-Mail Caption Plastic particles sit in sieves ready for sorting. Jenna Jambeck collected the marine debris, shown, from the Caleta de Samara coast, Canary Islands, in November 2014. Jambeck, an assistant professor of environmental engineering at the University of Georgia, visited the area as part of an eXXpedition voyage. All debris was recorded with GPS tags through an app known as Marine Debris Tracker, which Jambeck developed with UGA's Kyle Johnsen. Credit Malin Jacob Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.