The Atlas of Living Australia (Atlas) has developed a data quality model to ensure the high quality of the data in the Atlas.
Download information on the model:
When data is uploaded into the Atlas:
Results of these checks are published in the Atlas and full details of any changes made are viewed by clicking on the ‘Original vs Processed’ button on the occurrence record page; see next image.
For information on completeness checks download DwC quality completeness v2.6-master copy [.xls 140KB].
A sandbox environment is available for users to upload their data, run it through the data quality tests and sensitivity checks and then visualise the data on a map. Results of the data quality tests can be used to modify data ‘at source’ or simply be used to highlight quality issues in the uploaded data.