Parameter: date_gmt

Parameter: 
Master parameters information
Short Name:
 date_gmt
Short Description:
 date_gmt
Official Name:
 date_gmt
No Data Value:
Description:
 

gmt month, day and year, usually as a text string, e.g. feb10_1995. It is better to use one of the other forms of presenting date and time data so that the data can be used in computations and for comparisons. Note, if the string begins with numbers but also includes letters, there may be problems using the field name for retrieval.

Dataset-parameters information
Supplied Name: 
date_gmt
Supplied Units: 
mmddYYYY
Conversion Necessary: 
no
Description: 

Date of sample collection (GMT).