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MVZ Herp Observations (Arctos)

Latest version published by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology on May 4, 2018 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

The MVZ maintains an online catalog of herp observations vouchered with media, fieldnotes, or other documentation. These records are curated with the same minimal data standards as vouchered specimens.

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 24 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)
    24
  • Multimedia 
    32
  • ResourceRelationship 
    24

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 24 records in English (14 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (9 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 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:

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ), University of California, Berkeley

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Museum of Vertebrate Zoology. 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: f3e4b261-00c5-4f3a-a5b7-d66075b7f3e1.  Museum of Vertebrate Zoology publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Carol Spencer
Staff Curator of Herpetology
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley 3101 Valley Life Science Building 94720-3160 Berkeley CA US (510) 643-5778
http://mvz.berkeley.edu

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Carol Spencer
Staff Curator of Herpetology
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley 3101 Valley Life Science Building 94720-3160 Berkeley CA US (510) 643-5778
http://mvz.berkeley.edu

Who filled in the metadata:

Carol Spencer
Staff Curator of Herpetology
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley 3101 Valley Life Science Building 94720-3160 Berkeley CA US (510) 643-5778
http://mvz.berkeley.edu

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
Point Of Contact
Jim McGuire
Faculty Curator of Herpetology
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building 94720-3160 Berkeley CA US (510) 316-6201
http://mvz.berkeley.edu
Point Of Contact
David Wake
Faculty Curator of Herpetology
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building 94720-3160 Berkeley CA US (510) 643-7705
http://mvz.berkeley.edu
Point Of Contact
Michelle Koo
GIS and Bioinformatics Specialist
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building 94720-3160 Berkeley CA US (510) 642-8547
http://mvz.berkeley.edu

Geographic Coverage

MVZ herp observational data are focused on western North America, with spotty representation from other geographic regions.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

MVZ herp observational data include records for salamanders, frogs, lizards, snakes, and turtles.

Class  Amphibia, Reptilia

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 2004 to present

Additional Metadata

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

Alternative Identifiers f3e4b261-00c5-4f3a-a5b7-d66075b7f3e1
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=mvzobs_herp