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Short Description

A list of all assertions (user and system supplied) for a record resulting from data quality tests

Description

A list of all assertions (user and system supplied) for a record resulting from data quality tests

Relevant Standards

Expert vocabulary

ALA usage

List of assertions used by the ALA:

  • Geodetic datum assumed WGS84
  • Coordinates converted to WGS84
  • Occurrence status assumed to be present
  • Country inferred from coordinates
  • Incomplete collection date
  • Invalid collection date
  • Collection code not recognised
  • Institution code not recognised
  • Data are generalised
  • First of the month
  • Coordinate precision not valid
  • Coordinates derived from verbatim coordinates
  • Coordinate precision and uncertainty transposed
  • Coordinate uncertainty not valid
  • Collector name unparseable
  • First of the year
  • Name not recognised
  • Identification date before occurrence date
  • Coordinates dont match supplied state
  • Unrecognized geodetic datum
  • Basis of record badly formed
  • Coordinates dont match supplied country
  • Homonym issues with supplied name
  • Invalid scientific name
  • Supplied country not recognised
  • Kingdom not recognised
  • Altitude value supplied in feet
  • Precision / range mismatch
  • Resource taxonomic scope mismatch
  • Coordinates converted from UTM
  • Georeferenced after occurrence date
  • Habitat incorrect for species
  • First of the century
  • Altitude value non-numeric
  • unrecognisedOccurrenceStatus
  • Cultivated / escapee
  • Min and max depth reversed
  • Zero longitude
  • Zero latitude
  • Supplied coordinates are zero
  • Latitude is negated
  • Min and max altitude reversed
  • Coordinates are transposed
  • Longitude is negated
  • Coordinates are out of range for species
  • Supplied coordinates centre of state
  • Coordinates centre of country
  • Depth value non-numeric
  • Unable to convert UTM coordinates
  • Altitude out of range
  • Decimal latitude/longitude conversion failed
  • Day and month transposed
  • Not supplied

Technical description, provenance, code

https://github.com/AtlasOfLivingAustralia/biocache-store/blob/5c55b021d283026868924f4c3c88a3061ec06956/src/main/scala/au/org/ala/biocache/vocab/AssertionCodes.scala