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

Ruapuke

Northern Creek Mouth

9 October 2019

Whaingaroa Beach Citizen Science Project

Ella van Gool

Overview

B

2

3.8

0.5

50m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

181

Products

181

130

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 179 122
Resin pellets C N/A
Plastic bags 5 9
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 4
Rope 5 15
Fishing gear 12 8
Strapping bands 5 5
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 11 10
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 1
Other Plastic 3 13
Food wrappers 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Medical waste 1 3
Bottle seals & tabs 6 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 126 51
Wood 1 7
Other Wood 1 7
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Materials
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