number_concentration_of_biological_taxon_in_sea_water

under discussion
Created: April 27, 2018
Proposer: Roy Lowry
Proposed Date: 2018-04-13
Arising from CF trac #99.
Change Date: April 27, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Term: number_concentration_of_biological_taxon_in_sea_water
Unit: m-3
Unit ref: PCUM
AMIP:
GRIB:
Number concentration means the count of an entity per unit volume and is used in the construction "number_concentration_of_X_in_Y", where X is a material constituent of Y. Biological taxon is a name or other label identifying an organism or a group of organisms as belonging to a unit of classification in a hierarchical taxonomy. Number concentration of biota is also referred to as "abundance".
Change Date: April 27, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
Term: number_concentration_of_biological_taxon_in_sea_water
Unit: m-3
Unit ref: PCUM
AMIP:
GRIB:
"Number concentration" means the number of particles or other specified objects per unit volume. It is used in the construction "number_concentration_of_X_in_Y", where X is a material constituent of Y. Biological taxon is a name or other label identifying an organism or a group of organisms as belonging to a unit of classification in a hierarchical taxonomy. Number concentration of biota is also referred to as "abundance".