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ILCD Format 1.1 Documentation - Source data set

Field name Element/attribute name Requ. Occ. Data type Definition eDoc ID
Source data set sourceDataSet m [1,1] Data set for bibliographical references to sources used, but also for reference to data set formats, databases, conformity systems etc. 7
version @version m SchemaVersion Indicates, which version of the ILCD format is used 1-a
Source information sourceInformation m [1,1] 7-43
Data set information dataSetInformation m [1,1] 7-43-174
UUID of source data set UUID m [1,1] UUID Automatically generated Universally Unique Identifier of this data set. Together with the "Data set version", the UUID uniquely identifies each data set. 7-43-174-354
Short name of source shortName r [0,1] StringMultiLang Short name for the "Source citation", i.e. for the bibliographical reference or reference to internal data sources used. 7-43-174-355
Classification information classificationInformation r [0,1] Hierachical classification of the Source foreseen to be used to structure the Source content of the database. (Note: This entry is NOT required for the identification of a Source. It should nevertheless be avoided to use identical names for Source in the same class. 7-43-174-357
Classification classification r [0,n] Optional statistical or other classification of the data set. Typically also used for structuring LCA databases. 1-1-2-7-2
Classification system name @name r string Name of the classification system. 1-1-2-7-2-a
Classes @classes r anyURI URL or file name of a file listing all classes of this classification system. [Notes: the referenced file has to be in form of the "ILCDClassification.xml" format. If a classification file is specified, the "class" entry should correspond to the classes defined in the classification file.] 1-1-2-7-2-b
Class name class r [1,n] Name of the class. 1-1-2-7-2-1
Hierarchy level @level r LevelType If more than one class is specified in a hierachical classification system, the hierarchy level (1,2,...) could be specified with this attribute of class. 1-1-2-7-2-1-a
Unique class identifier @classId r string Unique identifier for the class. [Notes: If such identifiers are also defined in the referenced category file, they should be identical. Identifiers can be UUID's, but also other forms are allowed.] 1-1-2-7-2-1-b
Other content other o [0,1] May contain arbitrary content. 0
Source citation sourceCitation r [0,1] ST Bibliographical reference or reference to internal data source. Also used in order to reference to databases and tools, data set formats, conformity systems, pictures etc.. 7-43-174-356
Publication type publicationType o [0,1] PublicationTypeValues
UndefinedMixed, unclear or not defined publication type.
Article in periodicalPrinted article in periodical e.g. a journal paper
Chapter in anthologyChapter with distinct author in monograph with own editor.
MonographNon-serial publication complete in one volume or a finite number of volumes. Including patents.
Direct measurementMeasured directly from the process to be represented.
Oral communicationDirect or remote/phone oral information.
Personal written communicationBy individual to individual via letter, fax, email etc.
QuestionnaireData received by a questionnaire targeting to data input for LCA use. Including existing data previously measured on site by process owner or operator and provided officially in written form for LCA purposes. Excludes data transferred from elsewhere published data.
Software or databaseSoftware tools or databases, based on mixed sources, e.g. LCA databases.
Other unpublished and grey literatureIncluding internal reports for other purposes than LCA, confidential LCA studies, master theses, etc. Includes also websites.
Bibliographic publication type of the source. 7-43-174-359
Source description or comment sourceDescriptionOrComment o [0,1] FTMultiLang Free text for additional description of the source. In case of use of published data it may contain a brief summary of the publication and the kind of medium used (e.g. CD-ROM, hard copy). 7-43-174-360
Link to digital file referenceToDigitalFile o [0,n] Link to a digital file of the source (www-address or intranet-path; relative or absolue path). (Info: Allows direct access to e.g. complete reports of further documentation, which may also be digitally attached to this data set and exchanged jointly with the XML file.) 7-43-174-361
@uri o anyURI
Belongs to: referenceToContact o [0,n] GlobalReferenceType "Contact data set"s of working groups, organisations or database networks to which EITHER this person or entity OR this database, data set format, or compliance system belongs. [Note: This does not necessarily imply a legally binding relationship, but may also be a voluntary membership.] 6-41-172-344
Logo of organisation or source referenceToLogo o [0,1] GlobalReferenceType "Source data set" of the logo of the organisation or source to be used in reports etc. 6-41-172-346
Other content other o [0,1] May contain arbitrary content. 0
Other content other o [0,1] May contain arbitrary content. 0
Administrative information administrativeInformation r [0,1] Information on data set management and administration. 1-5
Data entry by dataEntryBy r [0,1] Staff or entity, that documented the generated data set, entering the information into the database; plus administrative information linked to the data entry activity. 1-5-28
Time stamp (last saved) timeStamp r [0,1] dateTime Date and time stamp of data set generation, typically an automated entry ("last saved"). 1-5-28-104
Data set format(s) referenceToDataSetFormat r [0,n] GlobalReferenceType "Source data set" of the used version of the ILCD format. If additional data format fields have been integrated into the data set file, using the "namespace" option, the used format namespace(s) are to be given. This is the case if the data sets carries additional information as specified by other, particular LCA formats, e.g. of other database networks or LCA softwares. 1-5-28-105
Other content other o [0,1] May contain arbitrary content. 0
Publication and ownership publicationAndOwnership r [0,1] Information related to publication and version management of the data set including copyright and access restrictions. 1-5-30
Data set version dataSetVersion m [1,1] Version Version number of data set. First two digits refer to major updates, the second two digits to minor revisions and error corrections etc. The third three digits are intended for automatic and internal counting of versions during data set development. Together with the data set's UUID, the "Data set version" uniquely identifies each data set. 1-5-30-111
Preceding data set version referenceToPrecedingDataSetVersion o [0,n] GlobalReferenceType Last preceding data set, which was replaced by this version. Either a URI of that data set (i.e. an internet address) or its UUID plus version number is given (or both). 1-5-30-112
Permanent data set URI permanentDataSetURI r [0,1] anyURI URI (i.e. an internet address) of the original of this data set. [Note: This equally globally unique identifier supports users and software tools to identify and retrieve the original version of a data set via the internet or to check for available updates. The URI must not represent an existing WWW address, but it should be unique and point to the data access point, e.g. by combining the data owner's www path with the data set's UUID, e.g.] 1-5-30-300
Owner of data set referenceToOwnershipOfDataSet r [0,1] GlobalReferenceType "Contact data set" of the person or entity who owns this data set. (Note: this is not necessarily the publisher of the data set.) 1-5-30-115
Other content other o [0,1] May contain arbitrary content. 0
Other content other o [0,1] May contain arbitrary content. 0
Other content other o [0,1] May contain arbitrary content. 0