OceanGliders Nitrate SOP#

This GitHub repository is for the OceanGliders Nitrate Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).

Read the SOP here.

Everyone is welcome to join the SOP at any time.

Community review#

The community review is planned to start in December 2021.

Who is invited to review?#

Constructive feedback by anyone is welcome. We encourage both experts and new gliders users who want to start observing nitrate to feedback on the document. For example: Experts are welcome to critically assess the specific methods and uncertainty ranges outlined in the SOP. New users can help to improve the SOP by providing a feedback from the user perspective. Please let us know that you use the SOP.

How to contribute#

See contributer guideline here

Next steps#

  1. 4 months community review on GitHub starting in December 2021 until March 2022

  2. Follow the requirements for the GOOS endorsement process as outline in Hermes 2020

  3. Depositing of first SOP release at the Ocean Best Practice System (OBPS) + doi.

  4. Submission of shorter version to Frontiers: Research Topic Best Practices in Ocean Observing for peer-review April 2022.

The main SOP document will always reside in this GitHub repository to allow updates within the OceanGliders community at any time. After major revisions regular peer-reviewed updates are planned.


Do you have any questions related to nitrate measurements on gliders? Or do you struggle to comment the SOP document? Just raise a question here.


This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Generic License.

Code of Conduct#

Please read and follow our Code of Conduct.