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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

ADS358 - Big Blu Bombie

17 September, 2018

Team Leader
JENNY KING
Number of Participants
13
Total Debris Collected
9.05 kgs (measured)

-7.970771, 39.749269

Survey Information

Location Name
ADS358 - Big Blu Bombie
Organization/Dive Centre
BIG BLU MAFIA ISLAND DIVE CENTRE
City
UTENDE
Country
Tanzania
Date
17 September, 2018
Survey Duration
63 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: -7.970771
Longitude: 39.749269
Weather Conditions
OCCASIONAL STRONG WINDS WITH SUN EVERY DAY
Survey Depth Range
2.5–9.5 meters
Area Surveyed
6130 m2
Dominant Substrate
sand
Ecosystem
seagrass
Wave Conditions
Smooth (wavelets) for waves 0.1 - 0.5 meter high
plastic materials collected
Bags: Trash (plastic) 2
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 8
Diapers/nappies 1
Pipes (plastic-PVC) 1
Plastic Fragments 2
Rope (plastic/nylon) 8
glass materials collected
Beverage Bottles (glass) 1
metal materials collected
Pipes & Rebar 2
rubber materials collected
Tires/tyres 1
Rubber Fragments 1
cloth materials collected
Cloth Fragments 6
mixed materials collected
Clothing 2
Shoes-flip Flops, Sandals, Tennis, Etc 1

MENS SHIRT

PLASTIC BOTTLES

PLASTIC ROPE

CLOTHING FRAGMENTS


THIS WAS A JOINT DAD WITH 3 DIFFERENT DIVE CENTRES INVOLVED, SO THIS IS WHY WE WERE ABLE TO COVER A MUCH LARGER AREA THIS TIME - ALSO SHAMBA KILOLE ECO LODGE AND MAFIA ISLAND DIVING PARTICIPATED

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