MDMAP Protocol Documents and Field Datasheets

These documents serve as a library of MDMAP survey protocols, field datasheets, and quick reference guides for completing shoreline site surveys. Click “more info” below each document to learn more.


Cover of the Shoreline Survey Guide.

NOAA Marine Debris Monitoring and Assessment Project Shoreline Survey Guide

MDMAP Marine Debris Item Categorization Guide cover.

MDMAP Marine Debris Item Categorization Guide

Download File:


Cover of the Site Characterization Form.

Shoreline Site Characterization Form

Cover of the Survey Coversheet and Quick Reference.

Survey Coversheet and Quick Reference

Download File:
Cover of Transect Survey Form.

Transect Survey Form

Download File: