Detection limit

Description


Detection limit of the variables reported in the file.
If reporting variables with different detection limits or units, default value may be changed by using Detection limit=<value unit> in vname.

Syntax:

Detection limit:              <detection limit>

Example:

Detection limit:              0.01 mg/l



 


Explanation of detection limit

Description

Short key word statement how the detection limit was determined. More information about this, for the specific template might be found in «Points to note».

Syntax:

Detection limit expl.:        <freetext keywords explaining detection limit>

Example:

Detection limit expl.:        LOD for OC and TC was determined by taking 3 times standard deviation of the ensemble of field blanks. For EC, the analytical LOD provided by the instrumental manufacturer was used. Field blanks were treated in exactly the same manner regarding preparation, handling, transport and storage as the filters being exposed. The field blanks were inserted into the sampler and ran for 1 minute. One field blank was assigned per month of sampling.




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