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Table 1 Types and numbers of errors encountered in the EPD

From: The European Pollen Database: past efforts and current activities

Errors in Error types/corrections made No. of errors Entities checked (%)
Raw counts Counts switched/swapped 26 3.7
Samples switched or assigned incorrect depth 5 0.7
Flag sample/record 15 2.1
Chronology Change suggested 20 2.8
New chronology made 9 1.3
Chronology flagged 75 10.5
Coordinates Incorrect longitude/latitude corrected 8 1.1
Incorrect elevation corrected 3 0.4
No elevation 24 3.4
References Incorrect/missing reference corrected 47 6.6
No reference 58 8.2