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Data fields for the extracted (_EXT), parsed (_PRS) and calculated (_CLC) data files of usSEABED

More complete information is given in the usSEABED data publications. [back]
 

CATEGORY

PARAMETER

Sample information Site name
Latitude
Longitude
Water depth
Sampler type
Sample top
Sample bottom
 
Relational keys and types of source data  Relational key to source dataset
Relational key to site
Relational key to (sub)sample
Source data type
 
Textural information Gravel
Sand
Mud
Clay
 
Statistics & classification Grainsize sorting
Shepard 1954 class
Folk et al. 1974 class
 
Dominant component Seafloor class
Class membership
 
Seafloor information Rock index (how hard is the sea floor?)
Weed index (how much of the sample/seafloor is plants?)
Munsell code (what color is the sediment?)
 
Geochemical information Carbonate
Organic carbon
 
Geophysical information Log shear strength
Porosity
P-wave velocity
 
Other information Roughness
Log critical shear stress
 

 

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