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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Laem Thien

16 March, 2017

Team Leader
Josh Stephenson
Number of Participants
Total Debris Collected
9 kgs (measured)

10.099480800427896, 99.85233273357153

Survey Information

Location Name
Laem Thien
Organization/Dive Centre
Master Divers
Koh Tao
16 March, 2017
Survey Duration
45 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 10.099480800427896
Longitude: 99.85233273357153
Weather Conditions
Survey Depth Range
3–15 meters
Area Surveyed
300 m2
Dominant Substrate
coral reef
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Beverage Bottles: 2 Litres Or More (plastic) 2
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 3
Bottles: Bleach/cleaner Bottles 1
Buoys & Floats (plastic & Foamed) 2
SCUBA & Snorkel Gear-masks, Snorkels, Fins 1
Plastic Fragments 5
Rope (plastic/nylon) 1
glass materials collected
Fluorescent Light Tubes 1
Beverage Bottles (glass) 1
cloth materials collected
Rope And String (cloth) 3


Plastic Bottles

Fishing Nets

We also collected a further 80 KG from the local beach and bay

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