Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are freely and openly accessible to anyone. Download the raw data, share this survey, and learn more about the data collection methodology through the links at the bottom of the page.

Litter Survey

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Wellington Harbour - Breaker Bay East

20 July 2021

Victoria University GEOG324 Research Project - Sources of Marine Litter in Wellington

Leila Collinson

Overview

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6

6.0

6.0

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

60

Products

121

433

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 101 135
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 1 1
Food wrappers 33 16
Food containers 6 9
Bottles <= 2 L 1 83
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Fishing line 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 37 19
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 16 3
Straws 5 2
Foamed Plastic 10 3
Other Foamed Plastic 10 3
Other 4 1
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Cotton buds 1 1
Rubber 2 4
Construction & Automotive 1 3
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Metal 1 1
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 1 7
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 7
Fabric & Textiles 1 281
Clothing, towels and linen 1 281
Wood 1 1
Other Wood (specify) 1 1

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