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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

West Branch Susquehanna River Clean-up

23 July, 2016

Team Leader
Rich Best
Number of Participants
Total Debris Collected
7144.92 lbs (measured)

41.170915619099105, -77.30671405792236

Survey Information

Location Name
West Branch Susquehanna River Clean-up
Organization/Dive Centre
sunken Treasure Scuba Center
United States
23 July, 2016
Survey Duration
180 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 41.170915619099105
Longitude: -77.30671405792236
Weather Conditions
Fair and dry.
Survey Depth Range
1–8 feet
Area Surveyed
7226.43 ft2
Dominant Substrate
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Bags-grocery/retail (plastic) 3
Caps & Lids (plastic) 2
Cups, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons (plastic) 3
Pipes (plastic-PVC) 2
Plastic Fragments 1
glass materials collected
Glass & Ceramic Fragments 1
Beverage Bottles (glass) 7
metal materials collected
Appliances: Household 3
Beverage Cans (aluminium) 10
Cans: Food/juice, Other (tin) 4
Caps & Lids (metal) 2
Wire, Wire Mesh & Barbed Wire 1
Metal Fragments 5
rubber materials collected
Inner-tubes & Rubber Sheets 1
Tires/tyres 267
cloth materials collected
Rope And String (cloth) 1
Cloth Fragments 4
mixed materials collected
Clothing 3

80lb Safe


Beverage Cans

Beverage Bottles

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