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SLGO is the first integrated ocean observing system in Canada.
one can be very precise but… also very inaccurate.
ISO standard 5725 1 refers to trueness as a better word for describing the principles and methods used for measuring and assessing the accuracy of a test. Trueness is defined as the degree of agreement between the arithmetic mean of a large number of test results and an accepted reference value; precision refers to the agreement between test results.
Data management errors are generally defined by their source:
Errors can also be called "systemic" when they present similarities in occurrence and pattern ("bias" is also used) or, on the contrary, called "random" when no particular trend is detected.