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Table 5 M2B3 Reporting Standard about environmental measurements

From: Marine microbial biodiversity, bioinformatics and biotechnology (M2B3) data reporting and service standards

Interest Measurement Description of usage Control vocabulary/format/unit
  General Conductivity Electrical conductivity of water SDN:P02:75:CNDC
SDN:P06:46:UECA for mS/cm
Temperature Temperature of water SDN:P02:75:TEMP
SDN:P06:46:UPAA for °C
Depth (m) Vertical spatial coordinates SDN:P02:75:AHGT
SDN:P06:46:ULAA for m
Salinity Salinity of water SDN:P02:75:PSAL
SDN:P06:46:UGKG for PSU
Fluorescence Raw (volts) or converted (mg Chla/m^3) fluorescence of the water SDN:P02:75:FVLT
SDN:P06:46:UVLT for volts
Nutrient status of a system Nitrate Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column SDN:P02:75:NTRA
SDN:P06:46:UPOX for μmol/L
Nitrite Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column SDN:P02:75:NTRI
SDN:P06:46:UPOX for μmol/L
Phosphate Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column SDN:P02:75:PHOS
SDN:P06:46:UPOX for μmol/L
Silicate Silicate concentration parameters in the water column SDN:P02:75:SLCA
SDN:P06:46:UPOX for μmol/L
Ammonium Ammonium concentration parameters in the water column SDN:P02:75:AMON
SDN:P06:46:UPOX for μmol/L
Chemical properties of a system pH Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column SDN:P02:75:ALKY
Dissolved oxygen concentration Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column SDN:P02:75:DOXY
SDN:P06:46:KGUM for μmol/kg
Optical properties of a system Downward PAR Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column SDN:P02:75:VSRW
SDN:P06:46:UMES for μE/m^2/s
Turbidity Transmittance and attenuance of the water column SDN:P02:75:ATTN
SDN:P06:46:USTU for FTU or NTU
Biogeochemistry (Amount or Mass) Carbon organic particulate (POC) Particulate organic carbon concentration in the water column SDN:P02:75:CORG
SDN:P06:46:UGPL for μg/L
Nitrogen organic particulate (PON) Particulate organic nitrogen concentration in the water column SDN:P02:75:NTOT
SDN:P06:46:UGPL for μg/L
Carbon organic dissolved (DOC) Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column SDN:P02:75:DOCC
SDN:P06:46:UPOX for μmol/L
Nitrogen organic dissolved (DON) Dissolved organic nitrogen concentration in the water column SDN:P02:75:TDNT
SDN:P06:46:UMGL for mg/L
Ecosystem trophic structure & biodiversity (Amount, Volume or Mass of organisms in the environment) Pigment concentrations Concentration of pigments (e.g. chlorophyll a) extracted and analysed by fluorometry or HPLC SDN:P02:75:CPWC
SDN:P06:46:UMMC for mg/m^3
Picoplankton (Flow Cytometry) Abundance of cells in the water column (+other avail. cell properties) SDN:P02:75:BATX
SDN:P06:46:UPMM for #/m^3
Nano/Microplankton Abundance of cells in the water column (+other avail. cell properties) SDN:P02:75:MATX or PATX
SDN:P06:46:UPMM for #/m^3
Meso/Macroplankton Abundance of individuals in the water column (+other avail. properties) SDN:P02:75:ZATX
SDN:P06:46:UPMM for #/m^3
Ecosystem trophic rates Primary Production (isotope uptake) Primary Production in the water column SDN:P02:75:PPRD
SDN:P06:46:UGDC for mg/m^3/d
Primary Production (oxygen) Primary Production in the water column SDN:P02:75:PPRD
SDN:P06:46:UGDC for mg/m^3/d
Bacterial production (isotope uptake) Bacterial production in the water column SDN:P02:75:UPTH
SDN:P06:46:UGDC for mg/m^3/d
Bacterial production (respiration) Bacterial production in the water column SDN:P02:75:UPTH
SDN:P06:46:UGDC for mg/m^3/d
  1. Mandatory information is in bold and other fields are recommended.