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

9 December 2019

NZ Marine Studies Centre

Sally Carson

Overview

A

17

12.8

17

60m x 2m

Rock Rubble

Items per 1,000m2

958

Products

115

319

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 94 160
Resin pellets B N/A
Plastic utensils 1 2
Clothes pegs 2 3
Cigarette lighters 1 17
Bottles <= 2 L 1 37
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 14 25
Other Plastic 44 60
Straws 5 3
Lollipop sticks 6 2
Food wrappers 15 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 4 4
Foamed Plastic 7 19
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Foam sponge 6 18
Wood 5 72
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 72
Glass & Ceramic 5 59
Glass or ceramic fragments 5 59
Rubber 3 7
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 6
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Metal 1 2
Fishing related 1 2
Materials
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