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NPL collections

Latest version published by The Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin on Mar 17, 2015 The Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin

Records of specimens ranging in age from the Precambrian to the recent (Holocene) with strong Paleozoic, Cretaceous and Paleogene/Neogene components. Taxonomic emphasis includes, echinoderms, brachiopods, molluscs, corals and sponges. Geographic spread is global with about 60% of the collection deriving from Texas. Substantial holdings come from Mexico, Europe and Australia

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 99,463 records.

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 99,463 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 (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:

The Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory, Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is The Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin. http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 1f2cfb6f-c91b-498e-80f3-8eeeec688292.  The Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

invertebrate; Paleontology; historic collections; fossil marine invertebrates; paleobotanical; fossil terrestrial invertebrates; Type specimens; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Ann Molineux
Curator and Collections Manager
The Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory 10100 Burnet Rd, Bldg 122 78758 Austin Texas US 512-232-5384
http://www.jsg.utexas.edu/npl/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Ann Molineux
Curator and Collections Manager
The Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory 10100 Burnet Rd, Bldg 122 78758 Austin Texas US 512-232-5384
http://www.jsg.utexas.edu/npl/

Who filled in the metadata:

Angella Thompson
Conservator and Research Assistant
The Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory 10100 Burnet Rd, Bldg 122 78758 Austin Texas US

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell

Geographic Coverage

United States, Texas, Mexico, Europe, Australia

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

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 2014-06-25
Start Date 2014-06-25

Project Data

No Description available

Title NSF BRC 1057396 Open Access: Conservation, Digitization and interoperability of the Historic Non-vertebrate Collections of the Texas Natural Science Center
Design Description Contuation and expansion of the work accomplished in 2010, under the grant # NSF BRC 0646468, Conservation, Digitization, and Georeferencing of the Non-Vertebrate Paleontology Type and Figured Collection of the Texas Natural Science Center at the University of Texas.

The personnel involved in the project:

Point Of Contact
Ann Molineux

Additional Metadata

While every effort is made to provide accurate information, use of these databases is entirely at your own risk. The Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory makes no warranty, either express or implied, regarding the completeness, accuracy or currency of the information in the databases or its suitability for any particular purpose. Where the use of this data is critical to scientific investigation, scholarly publication, or policy decisions, the user is responsible for verifying identities and provenance against specimens and other primary data sources.