Parameter: Fe_D_CONC_BOTTLE_FLAG

Parameter: 
Master parameters information
Short Name:
 q_flag
Short Description:
 quality flag
Official Name:
 q_flag
No Data Value:
 nd
Description:
 

quality flag; based on a PI established code; identifies a problem/quality issue with sample(s) from a given water bottle or single observation

Dataset-parameters information
Supplied Name: 
Fe_D_CONC_BOTTLE_FLAG
Supplied Units: 
unitless
Conversion Necessary: 
no
No Data Value: 
nd
Description: 

Quality flag for dissolved iron concentration from bottle samples, as follows:
1 = good.
2 = good; average of at least two determinations on different days.
3 = good; analyzed without preconcentration and concentration presented to one decimal place.
4 = possibly contaminated; determination anomalously high and/or significantly higher than other analysts in intercalibration.
5 = likely contaminated; shore-based determination significantly higher than shipboard determination.
6 = data are for samples from second deep cast conducted at station.