QC for CMIP5 Questionnaire Records

We wish to assess the quality of the metadata records that have been generated by the CMIP5 questionnaire, so we need some criteria on which to base this assessment. This wiki page is here to build a list of critera on which to base the assessment of the quality of the CIM records.

Scope of the QC assessment

Questions about Models

  • is the model description unique?
    • ensure that model description is not a repeat of the information entered by another centre
    • ensure that different model descriptions from the same centre are unique

Questions about Simulations

  • Are all the conformances answered appropriately?

Questions about Ensembles

  • have model/input modifications been defined?

Questions about Input Bindings

  • have input bindings been specified?