Marine Debris Database

Derelict Gear Data

Protocol Description
Year Started
2002
Created By
Northwest Straits

Fields

Label Unit Description Internal Field
Age Text Age of the debris (new/old) DG_Debris_Age
Date Found Date Date the debris was found DG_Debris_Date_Found
Date Reported Date Date the derelict gear debris was reported DG_Debris_Reported_Date
DG_Area (sq ft) Text Area that the derelict gear debris covered DG_Debris_Area
Disposition Text Status of the derelict gear debris ('Removed', etc...) DG_Debris_Removed
Escape Cord Intact Text Was the escape cord intact (yes/no/NA) DG_Escape_Cord_Intact
Escape Cord Used Text Was the escape cord used (yes/no/unk) DG_Escape_Cord_Used
Est Water Depth Text Estimation of the depth of the water that the derelict gear debris was in DG_Debris_Estimated_Depth
Fishable Yes/No Was the area fishable with the debris in place DG_Debris_Fishable
Fishery Text What type of fish was the derelict debris meant for (commercial/sport) DG_Debris_Commercial_Recreational
Gear Condition Text Condition of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Condition
Gear Id Text Project gear ID of the derelict gear debris DG_Project_Gear_ID
Gear Type Text Type of derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Type
Habitat Type Text Type of habitat the derelict gear debris was found in DG_Habitat_Type
How Found Text How the derelict gear debris was found DG_Debris_How_Found
Investigated Desc Text Description of and notes from investigation of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Investigated_Description
Latitude (dd) decimal degrees Decimal degrees of latitude coordinate of the event location Latitude
Latitude (DD MM.MM) degrees decimal minutes Degrees decimal minutes of latitude coordinate of the event location DG_Debris_Lat_DegDecMin
Lat/Long Reliability Text Description of how reliable the lat/lon coords for this event are (good/interpolated/...) DG_Lat_Long_Reliability
Length (ft) feet Length of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Length
Lethal Yes/No Is the derelict gear debris lethal DG_Debris_Lethality
Longitude (dd) decimal degrees Decimal degrees of longitude coordinate of the event location Longitude
Longitude (DD MM.MM) degrees decimal minutes Degrees decimal minutes of longitude coordinate of the event location DG_Debris_Long_DegDecMin
Max Depth (ft) feet Maximum depth of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Max_Depth
Max Suspension (ft) Text The maximum suspension height of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Suspended_Height
Min Depth (ft) feet The minimum depth of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Min_Depth
Other Habitat Type Text Further description of the habitat type DG_Other_Habitat_Type
Photo File Names Text File names of the photos taken related to this event DG_Debris_Photo_Names
Primary Location Text Name of the area that the derelict gear debris was in DG_Debris_Location
Project Name Text Name of the project behind the derelict gear debris tracking or removal DG_Project_Name
Removal Date Date Date that the debris was removed DG_Debris_Removed_Date
Reported Description Text A short description of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Description
Reported Exposure Text What was the reported exposure of the derelict gear debris (high/medium/low) DG_Debris_Reported_Exposure
Reported Lethality Text What was the reported lethality of the derelict gear debris (high/medium/low) DG_Debris_Reported_Lethality
Reported Location Text Where was the derelict gear debris reported to be located DG_Debris_Reported_Location
Secondary Gear Type Text What other gear type was involved in this derelict gear debris DG_Secondary_Gear_Type
Sub Location Text A more specific name for the area that the derelict gear debris was in DG_Debris_Sub_Location
Technician Text Who reported the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Reported_Name
Vessel Text Name of the vessel that performed the derelict gear debris removal DG_Vessel_Name
WDFW Fishery Zone Text WA Dept of Fish & Wildlife fishery zone that the derelict gear debris was in DG_WDFW_Fishery_Zone
Width (ft) feet The width of the derelict gear debris in feet DG_Debris_Width