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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Fiordland - Looking Glass Bay

24 May 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

Camden Howitt

Overview

B

6

2.5

1.2

100m x 20m

Rock Rubble

Items per 1,000m2

37

Products

74

42088

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 60 6833
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 2 7
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 1 4
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 4 66
Syringes 1 N/A
Strapping bands & tape 3 1
Plastic buoys 4 145
Plastic bags 1 52
Food containers 2 70
Fishing gear 8 281
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 14
Cable ties & zip ties 1 2
Bottles <= 2 L 2 130
Bottle caps & lids 9 37
Rope 21 6024
Wood 11 35245
Processed timber & pallet crates 11 35245
Foamed Plastic 3 10
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 4
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 6

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area