NIEM Progression 5

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A description of an additional characteristic of something, such as a radiation instrument, detector, or item being inspected.

cbrn:Characteristic holds other objects.

cbrn:Characteristic can hold any of these following objects, starting with the most specific and becoming more generic as you move down the list:


A name of the Characteristic.

Holds text.


A value of a Characteristic.

Holds text.


A unit of measure of a CharacteristicValue.

Holds text.


A data class of a CharacteristicValue.

Holds code table entries.


A DateTime stamp for when a characteristic value was sampled.

Holds date-related information.


True if the CharacteristicValue exceeds a control limit high or low value; false otherwise.

Holds true/false values.


A placeholder for comments intended to help the consumer of the data to understand better the information encapsulated by the parent element.

Holds text.