Manual

Measurement or Fact vocabulary

Sampling facts: Sampling device characteristics

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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Area sampled of the bed						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/AREABEDS
Volume sampled of the water body				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/VOLWBSMP
Length of sampling track					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/LENTRACK
Sample duration							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/AZDRZZ01
Sample volume							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/VOLXXXXX/

Sampling facts: Sampling methodology

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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SubSamplingCoefficient						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SSAMPC01
The maximum distance between part of a sample and the 
seabed such as the distance between the base of a core 
segment and the top of a core					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MAXCDIST 
The minimum distance between part of a sample and the 
seabed such as the distance between the base of a core 
segment and the top of a core					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MINCDIST

Sampling facts: Tracking parameters

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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Length of the track						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/DSRNCV01/
Duration of the track						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/AZDRZZ01/
Maximum Distance to nest					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/DN02XX01/

Sampling facts: Sampling descriptor

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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Biological sample size range					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100009/
Lower filter pore size						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100011/
Lower sieve mesh size						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100007/
Sample extraction method					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100005/
Sample preservation method					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100004/
Sampling device aperture diameter				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100012/
Sampling device aperture length					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100014/
Sampling device aperture width					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100013/
Sampling instrument efficiency					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100016/
Sampling instrument name					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100002/
Sampling method							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100003/
Sampling net mesh size						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100015/
Sampling platform name						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100001/
Subsampling protocol						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100006/
Upper filter pore size						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100010/
Upper sieve mesh size						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/Q01/current/Q0100008/

Sampling facts: Sampling instruments

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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List of benthic net based samplers				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/L05/current/24/
List of benthic grabs						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/L05/current/50/

Biological measurements: Abundance-Biomass

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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ObservedIndividualCount						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/OCOUNT01
Abundance category of biological entity specified elsewhere	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL06
Abundance of biological entity specified elsewhere per unit 
area of the bed							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL02
Abundance of biological entity specified elsewhere per unit 
volume of the sediment						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/USPBIOSV        
Abundance of biological entity specified elsewhere per unit 
volume of the water body					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL01
Ash-free dry weight biomass (as carbon) of biological entity 
specified elsewhere per unit volume of the sediment		http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/USPBICBM          
Ash-free dry weight biomass of biological entity specified 
elsewhere per unit area of the bed				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL03
Ash-free dry weight biomass of biological entity specified 
elsewhere per unit volume of the water body			http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL07 
Biovolume (calculated) of biological entity specified 
elsewhere per unit volume of the water body by calculation 
using the HELCOME COMBINE guidelines				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL14
Count (breeding pairs) of biological entity specified 
elsewhere							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SOVO0001
Count (January) {midwinter count} of biological entity 
specified elsewhere						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SOVO0004
Coverage (HELCOM COMBINE) of biological entity specified 
elsewhere on the bed						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/HELCCVRG          
Coverage (in assayed sample) of biological entity specified 
elsewhere							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL10
Dry weight biomass (in assayed sample) of biological entity 
specified elsewhere						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/ODRYBM01
Dry weight biomass of biological entity specified elsewhere 
per unit area of the bed					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL08
Dry weight biomass of biological entity specified elsewhere 
per unit volume of the water body				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL09
HELCOM COMBINE guidelines version used in calculation		http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL16
Maximum count (seasonal) of biological entity specified 
elsewhere							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SOVO0003
Mean count (seasonal) of biological entity specified elsewhere	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SOVO0002
Size class (calculated) of biological entity specified 
elsewhere in the water body by calculation using the 
HELCOME COMBINE guidelines					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL15
Wet weight biomass (in assayed sample) of biological entity 
specified elsewhere						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/OWETBM01        
Wet weight biomass of biological entity specified elsewhere 
per unit area of the bed					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL05
Wet weight biomass of biological entity specified elsewhere 
per unit volume of the water body				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL04

Biological measurements: Specimen characteristics

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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Specimen age of biological entity specified elsewhere		http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/AGEBENTX
Calculated carbon biomass of biological entity specified 
elsewhere per unit volume of the water body			http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL12            
Calculated volume of biological entity specified elsewhere 
per unit volume of the water body				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL13             
Proportion of successful nests of biological entity specified 
elsewhere							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SOVO0005
Mean viable offspring (per breeding pair) {fledging success} 
of biological entity specified elsewhere			http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SOVO0006
Length of biological entity specified elsewhere			http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/OBSINDLX
Standard Length							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SL01XX01/
Maximum length of biological entity specified elsewhere		http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/OBSMAXLX
Minimum length of biological entity specified elsewhere		http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/OBSMINLX
Categorisation of biological entity specified elsewhere 
as living or nonliving						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SDBIOL11
Cell volume of biological entity specified elsewhere by cell 
size measurements and conversion to cell volume using 
stereometric formulas						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/CELLVOLM
Tarsus length							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SPTLXX01/
Wing length							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SPWLXX01/
Weight								http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SPWGXX01/
Head length							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SPHLXX01/
Bill length							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SPCLXX01/
Bill depth at gonys						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SPBLXX01/
Lifestage							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/LSTAGE01/

Abiotic measurements: Ecotoxicological parameters

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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Concentration of lead (Pb) per unit wet weight of biota 
(biological entity specified elsewhere)				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/PBBIOTUK

Abiotic measurements: Sediment parameters

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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Sediment type category		 			    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SEDTYCAT]
Proportion of particles (sand size-fraction) in sediment    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SANDZZZZ
Proportion of particles (silt size-fraction) in sediment    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SILTZZZZ
Proportion of particles (clay size-fraction) in sediment    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/CLAYZZZZ
Median phi						    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/current/PC50SSXX/
Cadmium in the <2 micron fraction of sediment sample	    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MCDSP012/
Chlorophyll a in sediment sample			    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SCLAFLTX
Cobalt in the <2 micron fraction of the sediment sample    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MCOSP012
Chromium in the <2 micron fraction of the sediment sample  	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MCRSP012
Cupper in the <2 micron fraction of the sediment sample    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MCUSP012
Iron in the <2 micron fraction of the sediment sample	    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MFESP012
Total pigment in the sediment sample			    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SCPEFLTX/
manganese in the <2 micron fraction of the sediment sample 	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MMNSP012
Nickel in the <2 micron fraction of the sediment sample    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MNISP012
Lead in the <2 micron fraction of the sediment sample	    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MPBSP012
Protein in the sediment sample				    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SPROPHTX
Zinc in the <2 micron fraction of the sediment sample      	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/MZNSP012

Abiotic measurements: Water column parameters

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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Pressure						    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/PRESPS02/
Temperature						    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/TEMPCU01/
Salinity						    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/PSALCU01/
Average salinity					    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/SSAMP001
Average temperature					    	http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/TSAMP001

Units

Parameter                                                   	BODC vocab term
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kg	Kilogram						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/KGXX/
mm	Milimeter						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UXMM/
dBar	Decibar							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UPDB/
°C	Degrees Celsius						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UPAA/
PSU	Dimentionless						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UUUU/
m	meter							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/KGXX/
h	hours							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UHOR
g	Grams							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UGRM
%	Percent							http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UPCT
um	Micrometres						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UMIC
umol/kg	Micromoles per kilogram					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/KGUM
cm	Centimetres						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/ULCM
g/m2	Grams per square metre					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UGMS/
#/m²	Number per square metre					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UPMS/
phi	phi units						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UPHI/
#/l	number per liter					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UCML/
	Number per cubic metre					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UPMM/
	Micrograms per litre					http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UGPL/
	Milligrams per square metre				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UMMS/
	Milligrams per cubic metre				http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UMMC/
m2	square metre						http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UMSQ/

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