WMO Core Metadata Profile version 1.3


TEST TYPE: Abstract tests for metadata uniqueness and discovery within WIS DAR Catalogue

TEST GROUP: Mandatory WMO_CategoryCode keyword
TEST ID: http://wis.wmo.int/2012/metadata/conf/WMO_CategoryCode-keyword-cardinality
TEST PURPOSE: Requirement 8.2.1: Each WIS Discovery Metadata record shall include at least one keyword from the WMO_CategoryCode code list
(i) Inspect the instance document under test to assess whether the WMO_CategoryCode code list is specified as a keyword thesaurus within an instance of gmd:MD_Keywords using the following XPath:

↘gmd:MD_Keywords/gmd:thesaurusName/gmd:CI_Citation/gmd:title// = “WMO_CategoryCode”

A gmx:Anchor element may be used to specify the location of the Code List; e.g.


↘gmx:Anchor/@xlink:href = “http://wis.wmo.int/2012/codelists/WMOCodeLists.xml#WMO_CategoryCode”

(ii) Inspect the associated gmd:MD_Keywords element to ensure that at least one instance of a keyword from the WMO_CategoryCode code list is present. A normative version of the WMO_CategoryCode code list is published by WMO at: http://wis.wmo.int/2012/codelists/WMOCodeLists.xml. Instances of keyword are identified by the following XPath:







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