Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

NZMSC South Shore

Pipe cove

19 September 2019

NZ Marine Studies Centre

Michael Heldsinger

Overview

B

7

24.5

8.3

20m x 10m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

945

Products

189

1751

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 118 541
Other Glass & Ceramic 99 409
Glass or ceramic fragments 19 132
Plastic 48 247
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 37 102
Straws 1 1
Rope 2 137
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 2 1
Food wrappers 4 4
Bottle seals & tabs 2 2
Foamed Plastic 14 167
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 14 167
Metal 6 419
Other Metal 2 352
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 3 44
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 23
Cloth 1 33
Other Cloth 1 33
Wood 1 272
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 272
Other 1 72
Other 1 72
Materials
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