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Example figures: quantiles of tracer Q 0.05, Q 0.50, Q 0.95

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Tracer value for a time series which is not exceeded by a certain percentage of all values within the period of data analysis.
Please notice the logarithmic scale.


  • top left: Source of the tracer is the North Sea.
  • top right: Source of the tracer is the Ems.
  • middle left: Source of the tracer is the Jümme.
  • middle right: Source of the tracer is the Leda.
  • bottom left: --- no picture ---
  • bottom right: Source of the tracer is the Westerwoldsche Aa.


Percentile 0.05

North Sea Ems
value of tracer from the North Sea, which is not exceeded by 5% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
value of tracer from the Ems, which is not exceeded by 5% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
Jümme Leda
value of tracer from the Jümme, which is not exceeded by 5% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
value of tracer from the Leda, which is not exceeded by 5% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
--- Westerwoldsche Aa
value of tracer from the Westerwoldsche Aa, which is not exceeded by 5% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis



Percentile 0.50 (Median)

North Sea Ems
value of tracer from the North Sea, which is not exceeded by 50% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
value of tracer from the Ems, which is not exceeded by 50% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
Jümme Leda
value of tracer from the Jümme, which is not exceeded by 50% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
value of tracer from the Leda, which is not exceeded by 50% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
--- Westerwoldsche Aa
value of tracer from the Westerwoldsche Aa, which is not exceeded by 50% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis



Percentile 0.95

North Sea Ems
value of tracer from the North Sea, which is not exceeded by 95% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
value of tracer from the Ems, which is not exceeded by 95% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
Jümme Leda
value of tracer from the Jümme, which is not exceeded by 95% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
value of tracer from the Leda, which is not exceeded by 95% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis
--- Westerwoldsche Aa
value of tracer from the Westerwoldsche Aa, which is not exceeded by 95% of the tracer values within the period of data analysis



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