DEPTH_NOT_METRIC - AtlasOfLivingAustralia/ala-dataquality Wiki

Description

Set if supplied depth is not given in the metric system, for example using feet instead of meters.

Related fields

Implications and caveats

Severity: Warning

The Darwin Core standard specifies meters as the unit of measurement, values not using this measurement will be more difficult for data users to combine with other data.

Data custodian recommendations

Review depth information. Convert to metres if using another unit of measurement.

Code reference

OccurrenceIssue.DEPTH_NOT_METRIC

Replaces

depthInFeet