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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Aow Leuk

22 January, 2016

Team Leader
David Taylor
Number of Participants
Total Debris Collected
8.8 kgs (measured)

10.071293, 99.839635

Survey Information

Location Name
Aow Leuk
Organization/Dive Centre
Master Divers
koh tao
22 January, 2016
Survey Duration
49 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 10.071293
Longitude: 99.839635
Weather Conditions
Survey Depth Range
8–11.3 meters
Area Surveyed
10941.2 m2
Dominant Substrate
sandy bottom next to coral reef
Wave Conditions
Smooth (wavelets) for waves 0.1 - 0.5 meter high
plastic materials collected
Bags-grocery/retail (plastic) 3
Bags: Trash (plastic) 5
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 2
Fishing: Line 13
Fishing: Nets & Pieces Of Nets 9
Food Wrappers (plastic) 2
Sheeting: Tarpaulin, Plastic Sheets, Palette Wrap 5
Plastic Fragments 48
metal materials collected
Caps & Lids (metal) 1
Wire, Wire Mesh & Barbed Wire 1
Fishing: Sinkers, Lures, Hooks 1
wood materials collected
Wood Fragments 3
cloth materials collected
Rope And String (cloth) 35
mixed materials collected
Shoes-flip Flops, Sandals, Tennis, Etc 1
other materials collected
metal line hook 1

metal hook used by boats to hook lines to moor


fishing line

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