Product-oriented actions, systems and methods aimed at measuring the
quality of products and services to insure that they meet minimum requirements.
Scope: Will not include process-oriented, quality assurance documents, or
shipboard and laboratory manuals and methods. Concerned only with the primary
data products, i.e. "dry," shore-side data values reported through various
systems to data centers.
- Historical archives
- Contemporary research and surveys
- So-called "rapid mode" operational dissemination (usually with automated
but not expert processing
- So-called "delayed mode" operational dissemination (usually expertly
processed after rapid mode dissemination)
Value Ranges for Ocean Data Summary page in OceanTeacher including some
Manual of Quality Control Procedures for Validation of Oceanographic Data IOC
M&G 26 - Excellent global ranges table beginning on page 241