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Assess Metadata For: Completeness, DOI Readiness, CSW Readiness, Components

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.

Results2 out of 42 out of 57 out of 196 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
- - NGDC - 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
(//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() !=''])
TitleAP Index/*/gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title/*
Publisher(s)
Note
(//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 Citation(//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints[contains(.,'cit')]) or (//gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints[contains(.,'Cit')])"
Descriptive Information
AbstractPlanetary Amplitude index - Bartels 1951. The a-index ranges from 0 to 400 and represents a K-value converted to a linear scale in gammas (nanoTeslas)--a scale that measures equivalent disturbance am- plitude of a station at which K=9 has a lower lim...//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:abstract[text() !='']
Theme Keywords - Geomagnetism; Space Physics; Climatology, Solid Earth Geophysics

//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//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()!='']
StatusunderDevelopment
//gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:status/gmd:MD_ProgressCode/@codeListValue
Maintenance Frequencymonthly//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)//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 //gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Format/gmd:name
Fees//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(//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(//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 - Justin Mabie - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce -

(//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 497-6135 - Justin.Mabie@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:1932-01-01
End: 2012-01-01
(//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent/gmd:extent/gml:TimePeriod/gml:beginPosition) and (//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent/gmd:extent/gml:TimePeriod/gml:endPosition)
Geographic Extent
Note
E: 180.000000
W: -180.000000
S: -90.000000
N: 90.000000
(//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()!=''])