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Environmental Significace of the Groundwater-Surface Water Interaction Zone

WHONDRS Surface Water Sampling for Metabolite Biogeography

Sediment

Metadata form

  1. Open the Metabolite Biogeography Metadata form If you cannot access the form, contact WHONDRS@pnnl.gov for help
  2. Fill out the fields listed in the online form. Red stars indicate required questions.
    • Sample ID
    • Date of sampling
    • Time of sampling start (local time)
    • Local time zone
    • Name of sampler
    • Organization or institution
    • River name
    • Longitude (decimal degrees)
    • Sampling location: city (or nearest city)
    • Sampling location: state or province
    • Sampling location: country
    • Height of water column at sampling location (cm)
    • Water temperature at 50% depth (deg C)
      • Follow the instructions to upload four pictures of the field site and one picture of the paper data sheet with the correct naming system.
      • Picture File name  
        1 Looking across the river to give a sense of how broad the river is Sample ID - across
        2 Looking upstream, showing the river surface, shoreline sediments, and vegetation Sample ID - up
        3 Looking downstream, showing the river surface, shoreline sediments, and vegetation Sample ID - down
        4 Looking straight down onto a location with representative shoreline sediments Sample ID - sed
        5 Paper data sheet Sample ID - data

      • Fill out the remaining optional fields.
        • Approximate distance from gauging station (m)
        • If stream gauge/discharge data is publicly available online, provide the link.
        • If data is not publicly available online, upload stream gauge/discharge data for a minimum of three months prior to sampling. Two years or more is preferred. Name the file with the Sample ID.
        • Is the site upstream or downstream of gauging station?
        • Gauging station latitude (decimal degrees)
        • Gauging station longitude(decimal degrees)
        • Is there a meteorological station nearby?
        • If yes, name and link of meteorological station.
        • Was there precipitation in the last week?
        • If yes, number of days since precipitation.
        • Is there a dam upstream of the sampling location?
        • If yes, distance from nearest dam (m) and name of dam.
        • Are there any upstream contamination sources?
        • If yes, distance, type, and source.
        • Are there water quality data for the site?
        • If yes, list types of water quality data.
        • Is there published work on the site?
        • If yes, links and citations to published work.
        • Additional notes (relevant field conditions; deviations from protocol; major hydromorphic features).

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