STREAM_NUTRIENTS

Details on the stream nutrients spreadsheet, such as scientifics units used, measurement definitions and other supporting information to interpret accurately the data provided in the spreadsheet columns, 

File: 

...or query the dataset by variables and dates of interest:

Variables
DATASET_CODE
  • Label: Dataset code
  • Definition: Code representing stream nutrients dataset
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
strmgageid
  • Label:
  • Definition: Code representing stream gauge station
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
LOCATION NAME
  • Label: Location
  • Definition: Name of stream gauge station
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Sample Name
  • Label:
  • Definition: An ID to Name the sample
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date/time of sample (McMurdo time)
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY HH24:mi
  • Missing values: None specified
N-NO3 (ug/L)
  • Label:
  • Definition: nitrate concentration in mass units
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: -1.0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N-NO3 (uM)
  • Label: N-NO3 (microM)
  • Definition: nitrate concentration in molar units
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microM
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: -1.0
  • Precision: 0.001
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N-NO3 Comments
  • Label:
  • Definition: Comments on nitrate measurements
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
N-NO2 (ug/L)
  • Label:
  • Definition: nitrite concentration in mass units
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: -1.0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N-NO2 (uM)
  • Label: NO2 (microM)
  • Definition: nitrite concentration in molar units
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microM
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: -1.0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N-NO2 Comments
  • Label:
  • Definition: Comments on nitrite measurements
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
N-NH4 (ug/L)
  • Label:
  • Definition: ammonium concentration in mass units
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: -1.0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N-NH4 (uM)
  • Label: NH4 (microM)
  • Definition: ammonium concentration in molar units
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microM
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: -1.0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N-NH4 Comments
  • Label:
  • Definition: Comments on ammonium measurements
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
SRP (ug/L)
  • Label:
  • Definition: Soluble Reactive P concentration in mass units
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microgramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: -1.0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
SRP (uM)
  • Label: SRP (microM)
  • Definition: Soluble Reactive P concentration in molar units
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: microM
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: -1.0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
SRP Comments
  • Label:
  • Definition: Comments on Soluble Reactive P measurements
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
SAMPLE_COMMENTS
  • Label:
  • Definition: General Comments about the sample - applies to all analytes
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Data_Source
  • Label:
  • Definition: file name and/or location of data documentation
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Analytical_Method
  • Label:
  • Definition: Method / instrument used to measure nutrient concentrations
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Data Source Details

Header lines: 

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Orientation: 

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Quote character: 

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Field delimiter: 

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Record delimiter: 

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