# Example figure: median of suspended sediment Q 0.50

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# Explanations

Median of suspended sediment within the period of data analysis. Please notice the logarithmic scale.

Value of the suspended sediment, which is not exceeded by 50% of the time series values.

Computed for permanently flooded areas only.

# Examples

median of suspended sediment (quantile Q_0.50) |
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- maximum value of suspended sediment
- minimum value of suspended sediment
- mean value of suspended sediment
- quantiles of suspended sediment Q_0.01, Q_0.05, Q_0.95, Q_0.99

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