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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Marine Parade - National Aquarium of NZ South Site

20 April 2021

National Aquarium of NZ

Karlie Lett

Overview

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3

2.3

1.3

100m x 20m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

76

Products

153

868

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 56 36
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 9 8
Fishing line 5 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 13 3
Safety & construction related 2 3
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Food wrappers 4 1
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 6 3
Toys, sport, & recreation 8 7
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Paper & Cardboard 41 134
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 12 5
Fireworks 26 122
Cups, food trays & wrappers 3 7
Foamed Plastic 26 31
Foam buoys 1 1
Foam sponge 22 29
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 1
Metal 11 96
Fishing related 2 26
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 4 9
Aluminium drink cans 2 22
Other Metal 3 39
Other 8 0
Sanitary items 8 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 5 129
Bottles & jars 5 129
Wood 3 437
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 434
Wooden utensils 2 3
Fabric & Textiles 3 5
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 5

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