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UAM Mammal Collection (Arctos)

Latest version published by University of Alaska Museum of the North on May 5, 2018 University of Alaska Museum of the North

The University of Alaska Museum (UAM) houses one of the 10 largest mammal collections in North America, with over 115,000 catalogued specimens. Over 90% of these are from Alaska and include unparalleled series of small mammals, carnivores, and marine mammals. Over 70,000 include frozen tissue samples housed in UAM's Genomic Resources facility. An average of 1,000 specimens are loaned to researchers each year.

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 205,418 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)
    205418
  • ResourceRelationship 
    205418
  • Multimedia 
    868

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 205,418 records in English (23 MB) - 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:

Mammal Collection, University of Alaska Museum (UAM)

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Alaska Museum of the North. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 377be098-626f-4cc2-b4b5-35700050669a.  University of Alaska Museum of the North 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:

Link Olson
Curator of Mammals
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK US (907) 474-5998
http://linkolson.org/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Link Olson
Curator of Mammals
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK US (907) 474-5998
http://linkolson.org/

Who filled in the metadata:

Link Olson
Curator of Mammals
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK US (907) 474-5998
http://linkolson.org/

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
Aren Gunderson
Mammals Collection Manager
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK US (907) 474-6947
http://www.uaf.edu/museum/collections/mammal/staff/gunderson/
Point Of Contact
Kyndall Hildebrandt
Genomic Resources Collection Manager
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK US (907) 474-6914
http://www.uaf.edu/museum/collections/mammal/staff/hildebrandt/

Geographic Coverage

The UAM mammal collection is global in scope, with strongest representation from Alaska.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

The UAM mammal collection is taxonomically synoptic but includes especially strong holdings of Rodentia, Soricomorpha, Carnivora, and Cetacea.

Class  Mammalia

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1934 to present

Additional Metadata

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

Alternative Identifiers 377be098-626f-4cc2-b4b5-35700050669a
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=uam_mamm