CalCOFI Database Tables Description - Bottle Table  
Column Header Units Description
Cst_Cnt n.a. Auto-numbered Cast Count - all casts consecutively numbered. 1 is first station done
Btl_Cnt n.a Auto-numbered Bottle count- all bottles ever sampled, consecutively numbered
Sta_ID Text CalCOFI Line and Station
Depth_ID n.a. [Century]-[YY][MM][ShipCode]-[CastType][Julian Day]-[CastTime]-[Line][Sta][Depth][Bottle]-[Rec_Ind]
Depthm meters Depth in meters
T_degC Degrees C Temperature of Water
Salnty Practical Salinity Scale, 1978 (UNESCO, 1981a) Salinity of water
O2ml_L Oxygen in mL/L Milliliters of dissolved oxygen per Liter seawater
STheta n.a. Potential Density of Water
02Sat Percent Saturation Oxygen Saturation
Oxy_umol/kg µmol/Kg Oxygen in micro moles per kilogram of seawater
BtlNum n.a. Bottle Number
Reclnd n.a. Record Indicator
T_prec n.a. Temperature Units of Precision
T_qual n.a. Temperature Quality Code
S_prec n.a Salinity Units of Precision
S_qual n.a Salinity Quality Code
P_qual n.a. Pressure Quality Code
O_qual n.a. Oxygen Quality Code
SThatq n.a. Sigma Theta Quality Code
O2Satq n.a. Oxygen Saturation Quality Code
ChlorA µg/L Acetone extracted chlorophyll-a measured fluorometrically
Chlqua n.a. Chlorophyll-a Quality Code
Phaeop µg/L Phaeophytin concentration measured fluorometrically
Phaqua n.a. Phaeophytin Quality Code
PO4µM micro Moles per Liter Phosphate concentration
PO4q n.a. Phosphate Quality Code
SiO3µM micro Moles per Liter Silicate concentration
SiO3qu n.a. Silicate Quality Code
NO2µM micro Moles per Liter Nitrite concentration
NO2q n.a. Nitrite Quality Code
NO3µM micro Moles per Liter Nitrate concentration
NO3q n.a. Nitrate Quality Code
NH3µM micro Moles per Liter Ammonium concentration
NH3q n.a. Ammonium Quality Code
C14As1 milligrams Carbon per cubic meter 14C Assimilation of replicate 1
C14A1p n.a. 14C Assimilation of replicate 1 precision
C14A1q n.a. 14C As1 Quality Code
C14As2 n.a. 14C Assimilation of replicate 2
C14A2p n.a. 14C Assimilation of replicate 2 precision
C14A2q n.a. 14C As2 Quality Code
DarkAs milligrams Carbon per cubic meter 14C Assimilation Dark Bottle
DarkAp n.a. 14C Assimilation Dark Bottle precision
DarkAq n.a. 14C Assimilation Dark Bottle Quality Code
MeanAs milligrams Caron per cubic meter Mean 14C Assimilation of Bottle 1 and 2
MeanAp n.a. Mean 14C Assimilation of Bottle 1 and 2 precision
MeanAq n.a. Mean 14C Assimilation Quality Code
IncTim n.a. Incubation time
LightP percent Light intensities expressed as a percentage
R_Depth Meters Reported Depth in Meters
R_TEMP Deg C Reported Temperature
R_POTEMP Deg C Reported Potential Temperature
R_SALINITY Practical Salinity Scale, 1978 (UNESCO, 1981a) Reported Salinity
R_SIGMA n.a. Reported Potential Density of water
R_SVA n.a. Reported Specific Volume Anomaly
R_DYNHT Dynamic Meters Reported Dynamic Height
R_02 Oxygen in mL/L Reported milliliters of oxygen per liter of seawater
R_O2Sat Percent Reported Oxygen Saturation
R_SIO3 micro Moles per Liter Reported Silicate Concentration
R_PO4 micro Moles per Liter Reported Phosphate Concentration
R_NO3 micro Moles per Liter Reported Nitrate Concentration
R_NO2 micro Moles per Liter Reported Nitrite Concentration
R_NH4 micro Moles per Liter Reported Ammonium Concentration
R_CHLA micrograms per Liter Reported Chlorophyll-a
R_PHAEO micrograms per Liter Reported Phaeophytin
R_PRES decibars Pressure in decibars
R_SAMP n.a. Sample number
R_Oxy_µmol/kg µmol/Kg Reported Oxygen in micro moles per kilogram of seawater
DIC1 µmol/Kg Replicate 1 - Dissolved Inorganic Carbon in micro moles per kilogram of seawater
DIC2 µmol/Kg Replicate 2 - Dissolved Inorganic Carbon in micro moles per kilogram of seawater
TA1 µmol/Kg Replicate 1 - Total Alkalinity in micro moles per kilogram of seawater
TA2 µmol/Kg Replicate 2 - Total Alkalinity in micro moles per kilogram of seawater
DIC Quality (Comments) n.a. Quality Comments associated with DIC sampling, drawing and analysis