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

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Patea Beach - South Mole

5 March 2020

Patea Area School

Fiona McRae-Plumtree

Overview

A

30

9

1.2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

5

Products

10

6278

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 4 4553
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 53
Construction material 3 4500
Plastic 3 27
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 18
Food wrappers 1 2
Gardening & farming related 1 7
Metal 1 309
Construction material 1 309
Foamed Plastic 1 6
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 6
Wood 1 1383
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 1383

Materials

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