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

beach-icon Beach.

Otago Peninsula - Pilots beach

4 February 2021

Royal Albatross Centre

Laura Findlay

Overview

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2

0.5

0.3

100m x 10m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

20

Products

20

600

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 17 467
Resin pellets A N/A
Gardening & farming related 1 11
Gloves 2 31
Plastic bags 1 8
Food wrappers 3 7
Bottle caps & lids 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 3 4
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 41
Parking tickets & receipts 2 1
Fishing line 3 363
Wood 2 132
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 132
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Ear plugs 1 1

Materials

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