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 North Shore

North shore 100 m

9 December 2019

NZ Marine Studies Centre

Sally Carson

Overview

B

17

12.8

12.8

100m x 2m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

325

Products

65

1123

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 29 660
Resin pellets B N/A
Straws 1 1
Rope 2 272
Bottle neck rings 1 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 17
Bottles <= 2 L 2 53
Bottle caps & lids 5 14
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 9 31
Plastic sheeting 1 35
Plastic bags 4 148
Mesh bags 2 86
Medical waste 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 27 432
Other Glass & Ceramic 1 16
Bottles & jars 26 416
Foamed Plastic 8 24
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 19
Foam sponge 7 5
Other 1 7
Other 1 7
Materials
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