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Resources

A variety of factsheets, datasheets, as well as our Survey Methodology Handbook, are available for download.

Our Handbook will soon be available in languages other than English – check back again soon, or contact us for more information.

 

Survey Methodology resources

Survey Methodology Handbook A comprehensive guide to conducting marine debris surveys using CSIRO’s tested methodology.  Updated April 2018.
Marine Debris items List Use this to record details of all items found in each transect during your surveys
Coastal site information sheet Use this to record information about the coastal environment you are surveying
Coastal Transect Datasheet Use this to record details of each transect you are surveying within your sites
River site information sheet Use this to record information about the riverine environment you are surveying
River Transect Datasheet Use this to record details of each transect you are surveying within your sites
Inland site information sheet Use this to record information about the inland environment you are surveying
Inland Transect Datasheet Use this to record details of each transect you are surveying within your sites

Factsheets

Factsheet: CSIRO's Marine Debris Research  Learn about the scope and purpose of our marine debris research
Factsheet: Marine Debris in the US An analysis of the national status of the marine debris issue in the United States, utilising data provided by the Ocean Conservancy and NOAA
Factsheet: marine debris transport Support from the Australian Packaging Covenant enabled us to produce this factsheet, describing how debris is transported from the coastal margin to the ocean.
Factsheet: Global Plastic Pollution Survey Identifying solutions to reduce land-based plastic waste and improve local livelihoods

Portuguese language resources

We acknowledge the generous support of Marília Nagata Ragagnin, Mariana Martins de Andrade, Elisa van Sluys Menck and Lucas Barbosa with regards to translating these documents which will be available for download soon.