What is the Notifications Icon used for?

1. Clicking the Notification Icon will open the notification pop out.

Clicking the Notification Icon will open the notification pop out.

2. The notification pop out contains all of the notifications you have recieved.

The notifications will be stored here until the user clears them.  Clicking on some notifications will redirect you to a table.

The notification pop out contains all of the notifications you have recieved.