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Rubric Assessments for Digital Object Identifier Readiness

Mandatory for DOI Minting

This evaluation tests for the existence of a creator, title, publication date and publisher in the metadata record and provides a preview of the content. If these values already exist in the metadata then we can automatically mint a DOI from the metadata content. The content used to mint a DOI should be the same as the content in the metadata record.

Mandatory for Citation

This evaluation tests for the existence of a creator, title, publication date, publisher and DOI in the metadata record and provides a preview of the content. If these values exist in the metadata then we can automatically generate a recommended citation from the metadata content.

Creator. (publicationYear). Title. Publisher. DOI.

Mandatory for Landing Page

This evaluation tests for the existence of all the fields required to provide a useful and meaningful DOI landing page.

Recommended for Landing Page

This evaluation tests for the existence of all the fields recommended to provide an even more useful and meaningful landing page.
LEGEND
Assessment ResultsExplanation
FieldsContent exists in metadata record.
Content missing from metadata record.
Not used for assessment.

Results4 out of 45 out of 519 out of 1910 out of 10ISO Metadata Content and Location
FieldsMandatory
for DOI Minting
Mandatory
for Citation
Mandatory
for Landing Page
Recommended
for Landing Page
Field ValueXpath
Basic Citation Fields
Creator(s)
Note
- - Multiple Investigators and projects - originator

- - National Geophysical Data Center - originator

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Publication Year
Note
1976(//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date/gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode[text()='creation' or text()='publication']) and (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/gmd:CI_Date/gmd:date[text() !=''])
TitleThe NGDC Seafloor Sediment Grain Size Database/*/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title/*
Publisher(s)
Note
- - National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA - publisher
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DOI
Note
http://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5G44N6W//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code/gmx:Anchor/@xlink:href[contains(.,'doi')]
Legal Constraints Code='Other'otherRestrictions//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:useConstraints/gmd:MD_RestrictionCode[@codeListValue='otherRestrictions']
Recommended CitationCite as: National Geophysical Data Center (1976): The NGDC Seafloor Sediment Grain Size Database. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W [date of access](//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints[contains(.,'cit')]) or (//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints[contains(.,'Cit')])"
Descriptive Information
AbstractThe NGDC Seafloor Sediment Grain Size Database contains particle size data for over 17,000 seafloor samples worldwide. The file was begun by NGDC in 1976 in response to a need by the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) f...//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:abstract[text() !='']
Theme Keywords - EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Sediments

- EARTH SCIENCE > Paleoclimate > Ocean/Lake Records > Sediments

- EARTH SCIENCE > Solid Earth > Sediments

- EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sedimentary Textures

- EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Environment Monitoring

- INFOTERRA > Subject disciplines > Marine geology > Marine geology

- INFOTERRA > Subject disciplines > Oceanography > Oceanography

- INFOTERRA > Environmental management > Resources management > Sea bed mining

- CIESIN > Environmental Protection > Environmental Monitoring

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Place Keywords - Geographic Region > Global Ocean

- Vertical Location > Sea Floor

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Statuscompleted
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Maintenance FrequencynotPlanned//gmd:resourceMaintenance/gmd:MD_MaintenanceInformation/gmd:maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency/gmd:MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode/@codeListValue
Maintenance NotesAlthough no updates are planned, project-specific updates are possible if resources become available.//gmd:resourceMaintenance/gmd:MD_MaintenanceInformation/gmd:maintenanceNote[text()!='']"
Browse Graphic URLhttp://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/image/placer.jpg//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:graphicOverview/gmd:MD_BrowseGraphic/gmd:fileName[text()!='']
Browse Graphic Descriptionimage of a placer deposit//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:graphicOverview/gmd:MD_BrowseGraphic/gmd:fileDescription[text()!='']
Access
Distribution URL(s) - http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/size.html

- http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg_grainsize/index.jsp

- http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/idb/struts/form?dataset=101477&search_look=1&display_look=1&le_0=90&ge_0=-90&ge_1=-180&le_1=180

//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:linkage/gmd:URL[text() !='']
Distribution URL Name(s) - http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/size.html

- http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg_grainsize/index.jsp

- Data set discovery via the NGDC Marine Geology Inventory

//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:name/*[text() !='']
Distribution URL Description(s) - Web page of information about the database including links to full documentation and links to download data.

- Text interface to subset and download data in delimited form.

- Text interface to discover data sets containing grain size analyses archived by NGDC, including data not in the 073 format/grain size database.

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Distribution URL Function Code(s)//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:function/gmd:CI_OnLineFunctionCode[text() !='']
Resource Formats - Text

//gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Format/gmd:name
Fees - free online download
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Access Constraints - otherRestrictions
//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:accessConstraints/gmd:MD_RestrictionCode/@codeListValue !='']
Use Limitations - Please cite the originator of the data set, the date downloaded, and the National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, as the source of the data.
- Produced by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_Constraints/gmd:useLimitation[text() !='']
Contacts
Point Of Contact - Carla J. Moore - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce - Marine Geology Data Manager

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Point Of Contact - Phone/Email - (303) 497-6339 - carla.j.moore@noaa.gov -

(//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:phone/gmd:CI_Telephone/gmd:voice/*) or (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:address/gmd:CI_Address/gmd:electronicMailAddress/*)"
Distributor Contact - Marine Geology Data Manager - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce - Marine Geology Data Manager

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Distributor Contact - Phone/Email(303) 497-6339 - geology.info@noaa.gov -

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Extents
Temporal ExtentsBegin:1956-01-01
End: 2000-12-31
(//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent/gmd:extent/gml:TimePeriod/gml:beginPosition) and (//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent/gmd:extent/gml:TimePeriod/gml:endPosition)
Geographic Extent
Note
E: 180
W: -180
S: -78.3667
N: 81.0705
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