NODC Codes for Biological Observations

This National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC) document, dated 93/06/04, contains codes in many different domains associated with biological observations. Codes are 1, 2, or 3 characters.

Domains include:

  • 0001 COLLECTION METHOD 
  • 0002 COMPLETENESS
  • 0003 CONFIDENCE
  • 0004 DECOMPOSITION STAGE
  • 0005 PLAT ACTIV (MAMMALS)
  • 0006 SURFACE VISIBILITY
  • 0035 GLARE INTENSITY
  • 0051 WATER COLOR
  • 0052 WIND FORCE(BEAUFORT)
  • 0053 CLOUD TYPE (WMO500)
  • 0062 STATIC TELEMETRY
  • 0063 PLATFORM ID-SHIP
  • 0064 ICE TYPE
  • 0065 ICE COVERAGE
  • 0066 ICE CHARACTERISTICS
  • 0067 ICE DEFORMATION
  • 0068 ICE TRANSECT WIDTH
  • 0096 COMPASS DIRECTION
  • 0100 PLATFORM TYPE
  • 0105 CLOUD AMT (WMO2700)
  • 0116 DEBRIS
  • 0117 DECISION
  • 0139 BEHAVIOR (027)
  • 0141 IDENT. RELIABILITY
  • 0159 WEATHER (WMO4677)
  • 0217 PLATFORM-AIRCRAFT
  • 0354 HUMAN ACTIVITIES
  • 0355 GLARE LOCATION
  • 0356 GROUP SIZE

Comment

The codes for platform types have been extracted into this document for preservation and local reference.

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