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 South (Pipe cove)

9 April 2021

NZ Marine Studies Centre

Sally Carson

Overview

B

6

3.0

1.5

31m x 10m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

268

Products

83

978

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 40 370
Glass or ceramic fragments 6 31
Bottles & jars 34 339
Plastic 34 214
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic sheeting 1 179
Fishing gear 1 2
Food wrappers 9 3
Bottle caps & lids 4 6
Gardening & farming related 1 2
Bottles <= 2 L 1 4
Other Plastic 2 1
Straws 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 5 3
Food containers 9 13
Foamed Plastic 7 33
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 28
Other Foamed Plastic 2 4
Toys, Sport, & Recreation 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 19
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 19
Wood 1 342
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 342

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