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Data Quality Assurance Field Blanks


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Herman-Mercer, N.M., 2016, Water-Quality Data from the Yukon River Basin in Alaska and Canada: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This dataset contains data collected from field blanks. Field blanks are deionized water processed in the field by community technicians using processing methods identical to those for surface water samples. Field blanks are then analyzed in the laboratory following procedures identical to those for surface water samples.


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Nicole M Herman-Mercer
Originator :
Nicole M Herman-Mercer
Metadata Contact :
Nicole M Herman-Mercer
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase

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Data Quality Assurance - Field Blanks 2014.csv 3.65 KB text/csv


Data were obtained in order to identify any sample contamination that may take place in the field and potentially bias surface water sample data.


  • Alaska CASC
  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
  • The Indigenous Observation Network: Collaborative, Community Monitoring



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