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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 44 out of 515 out of 197 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
- - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center - originator

(//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[text()='originator' or text()='principalInvestigator' or text()='author' or text()='collaborator' or text()='resourceProvider']) and (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:organisationName/*[text() !=''])
Publication Year
Note
1999(//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() !=''])
TitleU.S. Topographic Grid/*/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title/*
Publisher(s)
Note
- - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center - publisher
(//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode[text()='publisher']) and (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:organisationName/*[text() !=''])
DOI
Note
//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']
Dataset CitationUse Constraints: If you use this data, please cite the National Geophysical Data Center and the originator of the data.(//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints[contains(.,'cit')]) or (//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints[contains(.,'Cit')])"
Descriptive Information
Abstractisotop.bin - topographic data for conterminous U.S. projected on an 8 km grid. Projection is Albers, central meridian = 96 degrees West, base latitude = 0 degrees North. Elevations are in meters....//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:abstract[text() !='']
Theme Keywords - EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Control Surveys

- EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Gravitational Field

- EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Gravity

- EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Reference Systems

- EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Satellite Orbits

- Absolute Gravity

- Bouguer Gravity

- Free Air Anomaly

- Gridded Gravity

- Land Gravity

- Observed Gravity

- WDC/SEG, BOULDER>World Data Center for Solid Earth Geophysics, Boulder

- DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce

//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords/gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='theme'] and //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords/gmd:keywords[text()!='']
Place Keywords - Continent>North America>United States of America

- Conterminous United States of America

//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords/gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='place'] and //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords/gmd:keywords[text()!='']
Statuscompleted
//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:status/gmd:MD_ProgressCode/@codeListValue
Maintenance Frequencyirregular//gmd:resourceMaintenance/gmd:MD_MaintenanceInformation/gmd:maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency/gmd:MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode/@codeListValue
Maintenance Notes//gmd:resourceMaintenance/gmd:MD_MaintenanceInformation/gmd:maintenanceNote[text()!='']"
Browse Graphic URL//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:graphicOverview/gmd:MD_BrowseGraphic/gmd:fileName[text()!='']
Browse Graphic Description//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:graphicOverview/gmd:MD_BrowseGraphic/gmd:fileDescription[text()!='']
Access
Distribution URL(s) - http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/fliers/se-0703.html

- http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/gravity/1999/document/html/tablegri.html

- http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/gravity/1999cd.html

//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:linkage/gmd:URL[text() !='']
Distribution URL Name(s)//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:name/*[text() !='']
Distribution URL Description(s)//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:description[text() !='']
Distribution URL Function Code(s)//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:function/gmd:CI_OnLineFunctionCode[text() !='']
Resource Formats - Binary

//gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Format/gmd:name
Fees - Depends on the data set
//gmd:distributionOrderProcess/gmd:MD_StandardOrderProcess/gmd:fees[text() !='']
Access Constraints - otherRestrictions
//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:accessConstraints/gmd:MD_RestrictionCode/@codeListValue !='']
Use Limitations - While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_Constraints/gmd:useLimitation[text() !='']
Contacts
Point Of Contact - Susan McLean - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce -

(//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:individualName/*) or (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:organisationName/* or (//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:positionName/*)
Point Of Contact - Phone/Email - (303) 497-6478 - Susan.McLean@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 - - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center - User Services

(//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:individualName/* or (//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:organisationName/*) or (//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:positionName/*)"
Distributor Contact - Phone/Email303-497-6826 - ngdc.info@noaa.gov -

(//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:phone/gmd:CI_Telephone/gmd:voice/*) or (//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:address/gmd:CI_Address/gmd:electronicMailAddress/*)
Extents
Temporal ExtentsBegin:unknown
End: unknown
(//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent/gmd:extent/gml:TimePeriod/gml:beginPosition) and (//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent/gmd:extent/gml:TimePeriod/gml:endPosition)
Geographic Extent
Note
E: -54.08895
W: -122.84443
S: 17.44281
N: 49.58679
(//gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox/gmd:westBoundLongitude/gco:Decimal[text()!='']) and (//gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox/gmd:eastBoundLongitude/gco:Decimal[text()!='']) and (//gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox/gmd:southBoundLatitude/gco:Decimal[text()!='']) and (//gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox/gmd:northBoundLatitude/gco:Decimal[text()!=''])