MD DigitalTransferOptions

From NOAA Environmental Data Management Wiki
Elements Definition and Recommended Practice
1 unitsOfDistribution 0..1 Tiles, layers, geographic areas, etc. in which the data is available.
2 transferSize 0..1 Estimated size of the transfer unit in the specified format, expressed in megabytes. This information is not usually available for resource collections that have variable options for download.
3 onLine 0..* Information about the online access locations where the resource may be obtained. Use functionCodes: 'download' for direct access, 'search' for discovery environments and 'order' for ordering environments.
4 offLine 0..1 Information about the offline distribution media.

Community Requirements

M = Mandatory; C = Conditional; R = Recommended; blank cell = user discretion

Community Element M/C/R Notes
NOAA Completeness Rubric V2
Access Category
unitsOfDistribution Same requirements as the ISO standard.
transferSize
onLine M
offLine Same requirements as the ISO standard.
OneStop Project unitsOfDistribution Same requirements as the ISO standard.
transferSize
onLine M
offLine Same requirements as the ISO standard.

More Information

UML
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Links
Examples
onLine: (CI_OnlineResource)
linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/
squareCellGrid/getArchive/592?gridFormat=ESRI+Arc+ASCII
name:  Bar Harbor, Maine Coastal Digital Elevation Model ASCII DEM
description: Download DEM, metadata and readme file.
function: (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download

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