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Waterbase - TCM: QualitySedimentD

The QualitySedimentD table contains disaggregated data on hazardous substances in sediment, measured at Eionet-Water transitional, coastal or marine water monitoring stations, provided by national sources only. Each station has been assigned a unique Waterbase identifier (WaterbaseID) which can be used to link the Quality data with their respective Stations and Pressures data.
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Table definition
Year Year year of aggregation period (aggregated data sets), or year in which sample taken (disaggregated data sets), in format YYYY. Year should be no later than that requested in the last Eionet-Water data request. int(4) -1
Day Day day in which sample was taken, values in range 0-31. If the day value has not been supplied the value will be 0. int(4) -1
Fraction Fraction upper limit of particle size in analysed fraction in µm. int(4) 0
Month Month month in which sample taken, values in range 0-12. If the month value has not been supplied the value will be 0. int(4) -1
Remarks Remarks remarks, comments or explanatory notes. nvarchar(255) 0
SampleID Sample ID unique sample identifier required if multiple samples taken on same day. SampleID default value is 0. nvarchar(50) -1
Sampler Sampler name of sampling equipment used. nvarchar(255) 0
Unit Unit unit of measurement. nvarchar(30) 0
WaterbaseID Waterbase ID internally produced, unique identifier used to represent the monitoring station for rivers, lakes, transitional, coastal and marine waters, and water quantity, in the format CountryCode_WaterDataSet_NationalStationID (e.g. AT_RV_001), or the groundwater body, in the format CountryCode_WaterDataSet_EWN-Code (e.g. AT_GW_AT001). nvarchar(255) -1
CASNo Chemical Abstract Service Number Chemical Abstract Service Number of determinand. nvarchar(20) 0
Determinand Determinand determinand name. nvarchar(255) -1
OrganicCarbon Organic carbon organic carbon content as a percentage of total dry weight. float(8) 0
SedimentBottom Bottom of sediment layer bottom of analysed sediment layer measured from the sediment surface in cm. float(8) -1
SedimentTop Top of sediment layer top of analysed sediment layer measured from the sediment surface in cm. Value will be 0 if the top of the sediment layer is the surface. float(8) -1
BottomDepth Bottom depth of sediment depth of sea bottom at sampling site in m. float(8) 0
Concentration Concentration concentration of determinand in sample. In TCM data, concentration values recorded as below the limit of detection or determination should contain the limit of detection or determination in the concentration field, with the LimitFlag field set to <. float(8) 0
DryWetRatio Dry wet ratio ratio of dry weight to wet weight as a percentage. float(8) 0
LimitOfDetectionFlag Limit of detection or determination flag flag to indicate sample below analytical limit of detection or determination in format <. varchar(1) 0
Basis Basis basis of measurement. D=dry, L=lipid (fat), W=wet. varchar(1) 0
CountryCode Country code abbreviation of EEA Member or Collaborating country. ISO 3166-alpha-2 code elements. varchar(2) 0
GrainType Grain type sediment type description. M=mud, FS=fine sand, MS=middle sand, CS=coarse sand, G=gravel. varchar(2) 0
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