West Coast Marine Debris Database Contribution Form
Thank you for your interest in contributing data. Please fill out this form to help us better understand your data and allow us to prepare our database for your data upload.
Organization Name
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Main Contact Name
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Main Contact Email
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Main Contact Phone
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What year did you begin collecting data?
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What is the geographic scope of your data?
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What type of debris are you collecting or monitoring?
How are you measuring debris collected?
For example, do you collect item counts or total debris weight?
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Over time have you used different data cards or made changes to the way debris is measured?
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How is your data currently stored?
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Can you submit data formatted as an Excel spreadsheet or a comma separated value (.csv) file?
Are there any other organizations storing your data?
For example, do you submit data for the International Coastal Cleanup?
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How is your data collected?
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Do you have any data quality concerns?
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Please email an example of your data (at least 25 events) and the corresponding data card* to debris@westcoastoceans.org.
*The data card is the actual sheet used by people in the field to record their findings.
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