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DMNS Bird Collection (Arctos)

Latest version published by Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Sep 1, 2018 Denver Museum of Nature & Science

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Bird Collection contains approximately 42,500 catalogued specimens from around the world, with a focus on the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions. The collection includes study skins, skeletal material, taxidermy mounts, egg sets, nests, frozen tissue samples (~600 individuals), and associated parasites (ecto and endo). Growth of the collection continues primarily through salvage activities.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 50,635 records. 2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    50635
  • ResourceRelationship 
    50635
  • Multimedia 
    131

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 50,635 records in English (7 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Bird Collection

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Denver Museum of Nature & Science. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 2f54cb88-4167-499a-81fb-0a2d02465212.  Denver Museum of Nature & Science publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Garth Spellman
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO US +01 303-373-6443

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Garth Spellman
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO US +01 303-373-6443

Who filled in the metadata:

Garth Spellman
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO US +01 303-373-6443

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Point Of Contact
Dusty McDonald
Arctos Database Programmer
University of Alaska Museum
http://arctos.database.museum
Jeffrey Stephenson
Collections Manager, Department of Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO US (303) 370-8319

Geographic Coverage

The DMNS bird collection is global, with the largest holdings from the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains region.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Aves

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1842-present

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Alternative Identifiers 2f54cb88-4167-499a-81fb-0a2d02465212
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=dmns_bird