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Dive Against Debris Data Submission

Little Pond in Morton Park, Plymouth MA

15 September, 2012

Team Leader
John D Hoagland
Number of Participants
Total Debris Collected
187 lbs (estimated)

41.943971, -70.683959

Survey Information

Location Name
Little Pond in Morton Park, Plymouth MA
Organization/Dive Centre
New England Cold Water Divers Club
United States
15 September, 2012
Survey Duration
90 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 41.943971
Longitude: -70.683959
Weather Conditions
Showers during the morning and sunny skies during the afternoon
Survey Depth Range
6–30 feet
Area Surveyed
26000 ft2
Dominant Substrate
Silt and sand
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Bags-grocery/retail (plastic) 11
Bags: Trash (plastic) 5
Bait Containers, Packaging 7
Balls 9
Beverage Bottles: 2 Litres Or More (plastic) 2
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 33
Bottles: Bleach/cleaner Bottles 1
Buckets, Drums & Jerrycans-2 Liters Or More 1
Caps & Lids (plastic) 49
Containers: Fast Food, Lunch Boxes & Similar 8
Cups, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons (plastic) 95
Fishing: Line 2
Fishing: Lures, Rods/poles 8
Foam Insulation & Packaging 5
Food Wrappers (plastic) 20
Gloves (latex) 1
Pipes (plastic-PVC) 2
SCUBA & Snorkel Gear-masks, Snorkels, Fins 5
Sheeting: Tarpaulin, Plastic Sheets, Palette Wrap 1
Straws, Stirrers 2
Plastic Fragments 40
Cigarette Filters 3
Rope (plastic/nylon) 7
glass materials collected
Cups & Plates-tableware/dishes (glass & Ceramic) 1
Jars-food (glass) 3
Light Globes/bulbs/tubes 3
Glass & Ceramic Fragments 7
Beverage Bottles (glass) 67
metal materials collected
Aerosol/spray Cans 1
Batteries: AA, AAA, C & D, 6V, 9V, Etc. 1
Beverage Cans (aluminium) 40
Cans: Food/juice, Other (tin) 2
Caps & Lids (metal) 2
Pipes & Rebar 1
Wire, Wire Mesh & Barbed Wire 8
Wrappers (foil/metal) 12
Metal Fragments 4
rubber materials collected
Gloves (rubber) 1
Inner-tubes & Rubber Sheets 1
Tires/tyres 3
Rubber Fragments 2
wood materials collected
Lumber (processed Or Cut/milled Wood) 3
cloth materials collected
Towels/rags 1
Cloth Fragments 4
mixed materials collected
Shoes-flip Flops, Sandals, Tennis, Etc 2
Tampons 1
Toys 1
other materials collected
10 lbs Iron Barbell 1
Bicycle Seat 1
Metal Covered Wood Rod 1

Ten pound barbell

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