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.

Lavegahau bord de mer

8 October 2022

FSE Vaimoana

Luc Moulin

Overview

B

40

60.0

60.0

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

151

Products

302

26842

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 225 9049
Resin pellets D N/A
Bottle caps & lids 8 24
Other Plastic 1 37
Food containers 9 69
Plastic bags 82 260
Food wrappers 1 100
Safety & construction related 6 644
Cable ties & zip ties 9 26
Mesh bags 34 1330
Fishing gear 1 48
Rope 23 2150
Fibreglass fragments 12 903
Fishing line 1 1726
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 3 316
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 12 678
Bottles <= 2 L 23 738
Fabric & Textiles 24 10523
Footwear & shoes 2 195
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 9500
Clothing, towels and linen 11 258
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 10 570
Rubber 23 1890
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 10 180
Tyres 1 971
Other Rubber (specify) 5 293
Rubber footwear 7 446
Metal 16 3486
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 6
Other Metal 1 71
Aluminium drink cans 5 172
Construction material 4 74
Fishing related 4 3163
Other 9 985
Batteries (Household) 9 985
Glass & Ceramic 3 45
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 29
Light globes/bulbs 1 16
Wood 1 7
Corks 1 7
Foamed Plastic 1 857
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 857

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