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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Tao Cha

22 April, 2017

Team Leader
Number of Participants
Total Debris Collected
86 kgs (measured)

10.0956102, 99.8403959

Survey Information

Location Name
Tao Cha
Organization/Dive Centre
New Heaven
Koh Tao
22 April, 2017
Survey Duration
45 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 10.0956102
Longitude: 99.8403959
Weather Conditions
Survey Depth Range
2–6 meters
Area Surveyed
250 m2
Dominant Substrate
rocky reef
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Beverage Bottles: 2 Litres Or More (plastic) 1
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 37
Buoys & Floats (plastic & Foamed) 3
Caps & Lids (plastic) 21
Cigarette Lighters 1
Cups, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons (plastic) 4
Fishing: Lures, Rods/poles 1
Fishing: Nets & Pieces Of Nets 54
Food Wrappers (plastic) 54
Furnishings (plastic) 2
Mesh Bags: Fruit/vegetable/shellfish 1
Pipes (plastic-PVC) 1
Sheeting: Tarpaulin, Plastic Sheets, Palette Wrap 1
Straws, Stirrers 1
Plastic Fragments 140
Rope (plastic/nylon) 34
metal materials collected
Appliances: Household 1
Cans: Food/juice, Other (tin) 2
Caps & Lids (metal) 5
SCUBA Weights 1
Wire, Wire Mesh & Barbed Wire 3
rubber materials collected
Rubber Fragments 4
wood materials collected
Wood Fragments 5
cloth materials collected
Rope And String (cloth) 50

Plastic bottles

Plastic bags

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