NIEM Progression 5

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A collection of information describing an error that occurred in an instrument, a specific detector, or during the analysis of data.

cbrn:Fault holds other objects.

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


An instrument-specific code that identifies the error or problem.

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A description of the problem that occurred.

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A code indicating the seriousness of a fault.

Holds code table entries.


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

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