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

beach-icon Beach.

Goat Island Bay

31 March 2022

DOC Auckland Marine Reserve Rangers

Emma Kearney

Overview

B

4

2.2

0.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

9

Products

18

40

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 7 24
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Food wrappers 1 2
Food containers 1 11
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 3 9
Fabric & Textiles 4 5
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 1
Clothing, towels and linen 1 3
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 3 2
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 2
Other 2 6
Personal care items 2 6
Foamed Plastic 1 2
Ear plugs 1 2
Wood 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 1

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area