Definition of Quality Control Flags for Bottle Data

For Bottle data, ODV format is converted based on Exchange format, and the ODV flag corresponding to the Exchange format flag is given.

ODV flagging schemes Version 1.0 :
           MIRAI Bottle data until MR14-06 Leg3
           KAIYO Bottle data.
ODV flagging schemes Version 1.4 :
           MIRAI Bottle data since MR15-02
           Bottle data since July 2015.

  1. Bottle quality flags
  2. EXCHANGE ODV Version: 1.0 ODV Version: 1.4
    1 = Bottle information unavailable. 1 : unknown 1 : unknown quality
    2 = No problems noted. 0 : good 0 : good quality
    3 = Leaking. 4 : questionable 4 : questionable quality
    4 = Did not trip correctly. 8 : bad 8 : bad quality
    5 = Not reported. 8 : bad 1 : unknown quality
    7 = Unknown problem. 1 : unknown 4 : questionable quality
    9 = Samples not drawn from this bottle. no data 1 : unknown quality

  3. Quality flags for water samples
  4. EXCHANGE ODV Version: 1.0 ODV Version: 1.4
    1 = Sample for this measurement was drawn from water bottle but analysis not received. 1 : unknown 1 : unknown quality
    2 = Acceptable measurement. 0 : good 0 : good quality
    3 = Questionable measurement. 4 : questionable 4 : questionable quality
    4 = Bad measurement. 8 : bad 8 : bad quality
    5 = Not reported. 8 : bad 1 : unknown quality
    6 = Mean of replicate measurements. 0 : good 1 : unknown quality
    9 = Sample not drawn for this measurement from this bottle. no data 1 : unknown quality

  5. Quality flags definitions for CTD data
  6. EXCHANGE ODV Version: 1.0 ODV Version: 1.4
    1 = Not calibrated. 1 : unknown 1 : unknown quality
    2 = Acceptable measurement. 0 : good 0 : good quality
    3 = Questionable measurement. 4 : questionable 4 : questionable quality
    4 = Bad measurement. 8 : bad 8 : bad quality
    5 = Not reported. 8 : bad 1 : unknown quality
    6 = Interpolated over >1 dbar interval. 1 : unknown
    6 = Interpolated over >2 dbar interval.
    1 : unknown quality
    7 = Despiked. 1 : unknown 1 : unknown quality
    9 = Not sampled. no data 1 : unknown quality