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 - Portobello North shore

9 April 2021

NZ Marine Studies Centre

Sally Carson

Overview

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6

3.0

4.0

100m x 10m

Cobbles

Items per 1,000m2

112

Products

112

4770

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 87 1589
Construction material 2 451
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 1 2
Glass or ceramic fragments 84 1136
Plastic 10 62
Resin pellets A N/A
Mesh bags 1 4
Other Plastic 2 13
Plastic sheeting 7 45
Metal 5 2806
Construction material 4 2611
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 195
Fabric & Textiles 3 231
Other cloth 1 221
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 6
Clothing, towels and linen 1 4
Foamed Plastic 3 14
Foam buoys 1 13
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 1
Rubber 3 53
Rubber footwear 1 7
Sports & Recreation 1 45
Rubber bands 1 1
Wood 1 15
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 15

Materials

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