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Completeness Rubric for: United States Earthquake Intensity Database, 1638-1985

Completeness Score: 100% + 19

Resource Hierarchy Level: 'dataset' ? Status: 'completed'
Category Score
+ Extra Credit
Rubric Requirements
Identification 100% + 2 Required
Access 100% + 2 Conditional - not required when Resource Hierarchy Level ='fieldSession' or Status= 'planned'.
Coverage 100% + 2 Required
Content 100% + 0 Conditional - not required when Resource Hierarchy Level = 'fieldSession'.
History 100% + 3 Required
Quality 100% + 1 Conditional - not required when Resource Hierarchy Level = 'fieldSession'.
Connections 100% + 1.0 Required
Metadata 100% + 1 Required
Associated Resource + 4 Highly Recommended
Attribution + 3 Highly Recommended

Version 2.1.
Last update of Rubric scoring: 2016-11-17
Last update of HTML display: 2016-11-17

NOAA data providers are required, per the NOAA Data Documentation Procedural Directive, to document their datasets, models, observations and other earth science resources with ISO 19115:2005 and ISO 19115-2:2009 standards and represent them as ISO 19139 compliant XML. However, there are many different ways to implement the standards and very little content is required to create a valid metadata record. Therefore, in addition to ISO compliance, this Completeness Rubric provides an extra level of assessment to help metadata authors provide more thorough information about their data. For more information about the Completeness Rubric, and how it works, users can refer to the Completeness Rubric Information wiki page.

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Identification Category

9/9 +2

The Identification Category provides content needed for basic discovery of the resource. It includes the title, an abstract, theme keywords, point of contact, status and Resource Hierarchy Level.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Resource Hierarchy Level
(1)
Required 1 dataset /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:hierarchyLevel/gmd:MD_ScopeCode/@codeListValue
Resource Title
(1)
Required 1 United States Earthquake Intensity Database, 1638-1985 //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title
Resource ID
(0)
Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code
Abstract
(1)
Required 1 The United States Earthquake Intensity Database is a collection of damage and felt reports for over 23,000 U.S. earthquakes from 1638-1985. The majority of intensities are for U.S. cities, but there are also a few earthquakes and intensities for Pana (...etc) //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:abstract
Purpose
(1)
Required 1 Environmental and hazard impact studies, Research //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:purpose
Resource Date
(1)
Required 1 1972-01-01 ~ publication //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date[gmd:CI_Date or gmd:CI_Date/gmd:date/@gco:nilReason]
Status
(1)
Required 1 completed //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:status//gmd:MD_ProgressCode/@codeListValue
Browse Graphic
(1)
Recommended EC https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/img/usaint.jpg //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:graphicOverview/gmd:MD_BrowseGraphic/gmd:fileName
Topic Category
(1)
Required 1 geoscientificInformation //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:topicCategory/gmd:MD_TopicCategoryCode
Theme Keywords
(8)
Required 1 Earth Science > Solid Earth > Seismology > Earthquake Occurrences || Earth Science > Solid Earth > Seismology > Earthquake Dynamics || Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonics > Continental Tectonics || INFOTERRA > Disasters > Catastrophic phenomena > Earthquakes || INFOTERRA > Lithosphere > Seismic activity > Seismic activity || INFOTERRA > Lithosphere > Seismic monitoring > Seismic monitoring || Epicenter || Hypocenter //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='theme']/gmd:keyword
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
(3)
Recommended EC Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords || INFOTERRA Keyword Thesaurus || Uncontrolled Keywords //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='theme']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title
Resource Contact
(2)
Required 1 Nicolas ArcosDOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce(303) 497-3158(303) 497-6513325 Broadway, Mail Code E/NE42BoulderCO80305-3328USAhaz.info@noaa.govpointOfContact || Nicolas Arcos ~ DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce ~ pointOfContact //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode/@codeListValue='pointOfContact'] | //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:pointOfContact

Access Category

4/4 +2

The Access Category provides information about how to obtain the data, including formats, access points, distribution contacts and disclaimer statements. Not required when Resource Hierarchy Level='fieldSession' or Status = 'planned'.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Distribution Format (1) Required 1 ASCII //gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Format/gmd:name
Format Specification (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Format/gmd:specification
Distribution URL(s) (2) Required 1 https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/form?t=101650&s=35&d=35 || https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/intintro.shtml //gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions/gmd:onLine/gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:linkage
Access Contact (1) Required 1 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI> National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of CommerceHazards Data Manager325 BroadwayBoulderCO80305-3328USAhaz.info@noaa.govpointOfContact //gmd:MD_Distribution//gmd:MD_Distributor/gmd:distributorContact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty
Resource Constraint (2) Required 1 Produced by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States. || otherRestrictionsDistribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any err (...etc) //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:resourceConstraints
Data Center Keyword (2) Recommended EC DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce || 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='dataCenter']/gmd:keyword
Data Center Keyword Thesaurus (1) Recommended EC Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='dataCenter']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title

Coverage Category

2/2 +2

The Coverage Categrory provides information about regarding the extent of the resource, such as temporal range of content, geographic bounds of content, and general place names. This information can be displayed on maps and timelines and used in spatial searches. The Spatial Extent is not required when the Resource Hierarchy Level= 'nonGeographicDataset'.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Temporal Extent (1) Required 1 1638-06-111985-12-31 //gmd:MD_DataIdentification//gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:temporalElement//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent
Duration (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification//gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:temporalElement//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent//gml:TimePeriod/gml:duration
Time Interval (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification//gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:temporalElement//gmd:EX_TemporalExtent//gml:TimePeriod/gml:timeInterval
Spatial Extent (1) Required 1 -180.000000180.0000004.00000069.000000 //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:geographicElement/gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox
Vertical Extent (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:extent/gmd:EX_Extent/gmd:verticalElement/gmd:EX_VerticalExtent
Place Keywords (1) Recommended EC Global //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='place']/gmd:keyword
Place Keyword Thesaurus (1) Recommended EC Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='place']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation

Content Category

3/3 + 0

The Content Category identifies the parameters, variables or features of the resource and can be documented with at least one of the two subcategories: Attributes or Features. Not Required when Resource Hierarchy Level = 'fieldSession'.

Attributes 3/3 +0

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Description of Attributes (3) Required 1 Event Date || Earthquake Parameters || Felt Report Parameters //gmd:contentInfo//gmd:attributeDescription
Attributes Category (3) Required 1 physicalMeasurement || physicalMeasurement || physicalMeasurement //gmd:contentInfo//gmd:contentType/gmd:MD_CoverageContentTypeCode/@codeListValue
Attributes Details (13) Required 1 LatitudeDistance measured north or south from the equator. Distance north is positive, distance south is negative.90.00000-90.00000decimal degreesdecimal degrees || LongitudeLongitude is measured from the Prime Meridian (which is the north/south line that runs through Greenwich, England), values measured east are positive and values measured west are negative.180.00000-180.00000decimal degreesdecimal degrees || Focal DepthThe depth of the earthquake is given in kilometers, positive downward.0700kilometerskilometers || MagnitudeThe value in this column contains the earthquake magnitude, it is usually the Ms magnitude. The Ms magnitude is the surface-wave magnitude of the earthquake. The magnitude is a measure of seismic energy. The magnitude scale is logarithmic. A (...etc)City NameThe City where the felt report occurred. || StateThe State or Province abbreviation where the felt report occurred. || Felt Report LatitudeDistance measured north or south from the equator. Distance north is positive, distance south is negative.90.00000-90.00000decimal degreesdecimal degrees || Felt Report LongitudeLongitude is measured from the Prime Meridian (which is the north/south line that runs through Greenwich, England), values measured east are positive and values measured west are negative.180.00000-180.00000decimal degreesdecimal (...etc)Epicentral DistanceThe distance from the earthquake source to the felt report location.100000kilometerskilometers || Modified Mercalli Intensity (MMI)The Modified Mercalli Intensity (Int) is given in Roman Numerals (converted to numbers in the digital database).I. Not felt except by a very few under especially favorable circumstances.II. Felt only by a few persons (...etc)Unpublished or Group IntensityDefinition not provided.U = Intensity (MM) assigned that was not listed in the source document.G = Intensity grouped I-III in the source document was reassigned intensity III. || CountryThe Country where the felt report occurred.ANTIGUA AND BARBUDACANADAMEXICOPANAMAPHILIPPINESUSAUSA TERRITORY || Data SourceThis is a code referring to the source of one or more of the reported parameters (e.g., epicenter, city and intensity). References are listed below.B = Report by Bollinger and Stover, 1976.C = Quarterly Seismological Reports, 1925-27.H = E (...etc) //gmd:contentInfo//gmd:dimension | //gmd:contentInfo//gmi:rangeElementDescription/gmi:MI_RangeElementDescription

Features + 0

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Feature Catalog Citation (0) Required 0 //gmd:contentInfo/gmd:MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription/gmd:featureCatalogueCitation/gmd:CI_Citation
Feature Catalog URL (0) Recommended //gmd:contentInfo/gmd:MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription/gmd:featureCatalogueCitation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty/gmd:contactInfo/gmd:CI_Contact/gmd:onlineResource/gmd:CI_OnlineResource
List of Feature Types (0) Required 0 //gmd:contentInfo/gmd:MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription/gmd:featureTypes
Feature Catalog Included (0) Required 0 //gmd:contentInfo/gmd:MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription/gmd:includedWithDataset

History Category

4/4 + 3

The History Category provides information about how the resource was collected, processed or other steps associated with the resource, such as archival activity. The Acquisition subcategory is recommended for raw or near-raw observations, for example Level 0 satellite data. Lineage subcategory is recommended for resources that have been processed. If unable to provide acquisition or lineage, then provide a general statement. At least Acquisition, Lineage or Statement is required. You get extra credit if more than one subcategory is documented.

Lineage 4/4+ 0

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Lineage Scope (2) Required 1 dataset || repository //gmd:DQ_DataQuality[gmd:lineage]/gmd:scope/gmd:DQ_Scope/gmd:level/gmd:MD_ScopeCode/@codeListValue
Input Source (1) Required 1 The United States Geological Survey (USGS) was responsible for collecting these data. //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage//gmd:source
Process Step(s) (3) Required 1 Earthquake intensity data is gathered. || The United States Geological Survey (USGS) was responsible for collecting these data. || NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data (...etc) //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage[gmd:processStep or gmd:sourceStep] //gmd:description
Processor (1) Required 1 United States Geological Survey (USGS)originator //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage//gmd:processor/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty

Acquisition +2

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Platform Identifier (0) Required 0 //gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation//gmi:MI_Platform/gmi:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code
Platform Description (0) Required 0 //gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation//gmi:MI_Platform/gmi:description
Instrument Identifier (0) Required 0 //gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation//gmi:MI_Instrument/gmi:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code
Instrument Description (0) Required 0 //gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation//gmi:MI_Instrument/gmi:description
Platform Keyword (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='platform']/gmd:keyword
Platform Keyword Thesaurus (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='platform']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation
Instrument Keyword (2) Recommended EC Seismographs || Seismometers //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='instrument']/gmd:keyword
Instrument Keyword Thesaurus (1) Recommended EC Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='instrument']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation

History Statement + 1

Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Lineage Statement (1) Conditional 1 Although the history of the development of earthquake intensity scales is long and interesting, only a brief summary will be presented here. Poarid, an Italian, made the first known attempt to classify earthquakes by intensity in 1627; he used a scal (...etc) //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:lineage/gmd:LI_Lineage/gmd:statement

Quality Category

2/2 +1

The Quality Category provides reports on how complete or accurate a resource is. Not required when Resource Hierarchy Level = 'fieldSession'.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Quality Scope (1) Required 1 dataset //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:scope/gmd:DQ_Scope/gmd:level/gmd:MD_ScopeCode/@codeListValue[../../../../../gmd:report]
Quality Report (2) Required 1 The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is the Federal agency responsible for collecting earthquake intensity data. The USGS carries out this responsibility using a questionnaire called "Earthquake Report," and also sends field investigators to the scene o (...etc)The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is the Federal agency responsible for collecting earthquake intensity data. The USGS carries out this responsibility using a questionnaire called "Earthquake Report," and also sends field investigators to the scene o (...etc) //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:report//gmd:nameOfMeasure | //gmd:measureIdentification | //gmd:measureDescription | //gmd:evaluationMethodDescription | //gmd:evaluationProcedure
Quality Result (2) Recommended EC (unknown) || (unknown) //gmd:DQ_DataQuality/gmd:report//gmd:result

Connections Category

3.0/3 +1.0

The Connection Category checks that all URLs have a functionCode and either a Name or a Description. You get extra credit when both Name and Description are available.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
URL (8) Required 1 https://earthquake.usgs.gov/ || https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords || https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords || https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords || https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords || https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords || https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/form?t=101650&s=35&d=35 || https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/intintro.shtml //gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:linkage
URL Name (8) Conditional 1 United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquakes Hazards Program || Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords || Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords || Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords || Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords || Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords || United States Earthquake Intensity Database Search || United States Earthquake Intensity Database, 1638-1985 //gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:name
URL Description (8) Conditional 1 The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress in 1977. We monitor and report earthquakes, assess earthquake impacts and hazards, and research the causes and effects o (...etc)The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. || The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. || The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. || The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. || The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. || Use this form to search the U.S. Earthquake Intensity Database collection of intensities for over 23,000 U.S. earthquakes. The digital database contains information regarding epicentral coordinates, magnitudes, focal depths, names and coordinates of (...etc)Description of database, definition of variables, history of earthquake intensity scales, collecting data on earthquake intensity, and references. //gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:description
URL Function (8) Required 1 information || information || information || information || information || information || search || information //gmd:CI_OnlineResource/gmd:function/gmd:CI_OnLineFunctionCode/@codeListValue

Metadata Category

5/5 +1

The Metadata Category provides information about this metadata record such as metadata ID, standard name, metadata contact and notes.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Metadata ID (1) Required 1 gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.hazards:G01142 /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:fileIdentifier
Metadata Date (1) Required 1 2018-07-20 /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dateStamp
Metadata Contact (1) Required 1 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI> National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce ~ Hazards Data Manager ~ pointOfContact /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:contact/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty
Metadata Standard Name (1) Required 1 ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:metadataStandardName
Metadata Standard Version (1) Required 1 ISO 19115-2:2009(E) /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:metadataStandardVersion
Metadata Maintenance Note (1) Recommended EC This record was automatically modified on 2015-10-01 to include references to NCEI where applicable. /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:metadataMaintenance/gmd:MD_MaintenanceInformation/gmd:maintenanceNote

Associated Resource Category

+4

The Associated Resource Category provides citations or identifiers to related papers, sister resources, parents, or programs that the resource is associated with.
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Cross Reference Citation (1) Recommended EC Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale of 1931 //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:aggregationInfo/gmd:MD_AggregateInformation[gmd:associationType/gmd:DS_AssociationTypeCode/@codeListValue='crossReference']/gmd:aggregateDataSetName/gmd:CI_Citation
Cross Reference Type (1) Recommended EC sciencePaper //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:aggregationInfo/gmd:MD_AggregateInformation[gmd:associationType/gmd:DS_AssociationTypeCode/@codeListValue='crossReference']/gmd:initiativeType/gmd:DS_InitiativeTypeCode/@codeListValue
Larger Work Citation (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:aggregationInfo/gmd:MD_AggregateInformation[gmd:associationType/gmd:DS_AssociationTypeCode/@codeListValue='largerWorkCitation']/gmd:aggregateDataSetName/gmd:CI_Citation
Larger Work Type (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:aggregationInfo/gmd:MD_AggregateInformation[gmd:associationType/gmd:DS_AssociationTypeCode/@codeListValue='largerWorkCitation']/gmd:initiativeType/gmd:DS_InitiativeTypeCode/@codeListValue
Project Keyword (1) Recommended EC ICSU-WDS > International Council for Science - World Data System //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='project']/gmd:keyword
Project Keyword Thesaurus (1) Recommended EC Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:descriptiveKeywords/gmd:MD_Keywords[gmd:type/gmd:MD_KeywordTypeCode/@codeListValue='project']/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation
Parent Metadata ID (0) Recommended /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:parentIdentifier

Attribution Category

+3

The Attribution Category provides information that can be used to cite the resource and provide proper credit, such as creator names, publisher names and a Digital Object Identifier (DOI).
Label (count) Rule Score Metadata Content Guidance: Xpath and ISO Explorer Links
Creator (1) Recommended EC United States Geological Survey > Earthquakes Hazards Program ~ originator //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode/@codeListValue[(.)= 'resourceProvider' or (.) = 'originator' or (.) = 'principalInvestigator' or (.) = 'author' or (.) = 'collaborator']]
Publisher (1) Recommended EC NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information ~ publisher //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:citedResponsibleParty/gmd:CI_ResponsibleParty[.//gmd:role/gmd:CI_RoleCode/@codeListValue='publisher']
Publication Year (1) Recommended EC 1972-01-01 ~ publication //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:date/[.//gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode/@codeListValue = 'publication' or .//gmd:dateType/gmd:CI_DateTypeCode/@codeListValue = 'creation']
DOI (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:citation/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:identifier/gmd:MD_Identifier/gmd:code[contains(., 'DOI') or contains(.,'doi') or contains(.,'Doi')]
Recommended Citation (0) Recommended //gmd:MD_DataIdentification/gmd:resourceConstraints/gmd:MD_LegalConstraints/gmd:otherConstraints/gco:CharacterString[contains(., 'CITE') or contains(.,'cite') or contains(.,'Cite')]