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The <Quality> field allows the author to provide information about the quality of the service or any quality assurance procedures followed in producing the service described in the metadata. Suggestions for information to include in the <Quality> field
  • Description should be succinct.
  • Include indicators of service quality or quality flags, validated or unvalidated.
  • Include recognized or potential problems with quality.
  • Established quality control mechanisms should be included.
  • Established quantitative quality measurements should be included.

<Quality>multiple lines of text</Quality>  

  • Multiple lines of text are allowed for the <Quality> field and may contain characters from the UTF-8 character set.
  • The <Quality> field is highly recommended and may not be repeated.
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This document should be cited as:
Service Entry Resource Format (SERF) Writer's Guide, 2016.
Global Change Master Directory.
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