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Supplementary material - Workshop by Natasha Simons - iSchools Asia-pacific chapter and the university of HongKong Science - data science winter institute 7-8 Dec 2018

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  1. 1. FIELD DEFINITIONS: “MARINE POLLUTION DATA” FIELD NAME DESCRIPTION Date The first column is the date in the following format: DDMMYYYY • “DD” is the day of the month as a two digit integer • “MM” is the month of the year as a two digit integer • “YYYY” is the year as a four digit integer Region The second column identifies the Maritime Safety Queensland region the pollution incident occurred. An overview of the Maritime Safety Queensland regions can be found by doing a keyword search for “maritime region” on the MSQ website: Source The third column is the source of the marine pollution: • Ship: pollution was discharged or released by a ship • Land: pollution was discharged or released from land • Unknown: the source of the pollution is unknown Ship Type The fourth column is the type of ship from which pollution was discharged or released: • Commercial: The ship is registered as a commercial ship • Recreational: The ship is registered as a recreational ship • N/A: The pollution source was from the land or from an unknown source Area The fifth column is the area within the pollution event took place: • Port Limits: The marine pollution occurred within the gazetted port limits. • Coastal Waters: The marine pollution occurred outside the gazetted Port limits but within Queensland waters. Location The sixth column is a more specific description of the location of the marine pollution as provided by the reporter: Pollutant The seventh column is the type of marine pollution reported to be discharged: Pollutant type and description such as sheen, diesel, bilge, heavy fuel oil (HFO) Estimated Litres The eighth column is the estimated amount of pollutant discharged in litres.