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Resources

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

  • Survey Methodology resources
  • Factsheets
  • Portuguese language resources

 

Our Handbook will soon be available in a number of 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 July 2018.
Marine Debris Items List Record details of all items found in each transect during your surveys
Coastal site information sheet Record information about the coastal environment you are surveying
Coastal Transect Datasheet 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 Record details of each transect you are surveying within your sites
Inland site information sheet Record information about the inland environment you are surveying
Inland Transect Datasheet 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, who translated these documents which will be available for download soon.

Factsheet: Plastics to Ocean (Portuguese language) Portuguese-language brochure which outlines the scope and purpose of our marine debris research
Marine Debris: Lista de Itens Marine Debris Items List (Portuguese language)
Marine Debris classe de tamanho Marine Debris Size Chart (Portuguese language)
Informações Sobre Região Costeira Coastal Site Information Sheet (Portuguese language)
Coming Soon Coastal Transect Datasheet (Portuguese language)
Coming Soon River Site Information Sheet (Portuguese language)
Coming Soon River Transect Datasheet (Portuguese language)
Coming Soon Inland Site Information Sheet (Portuguese language)
Coming Soon Inland Transect Datasheet (Portuguese language)