Condon Fossil Collection - Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Latest version published by Museum of Natural and Cultural History - University of Oregon on Jun 24, 2020 Museum of Natural and Cultural History - University of Oregon

The Department of Earth Sciences continues to foster a long-standing link with the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. The personal fossil collection of Thomas Condon, first professor of Geology at UO, formed the nucleus of the Condon Fossil Collection, which currently numbers around 100,000 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 60,516 records. 1 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)
    60516
  • ChronometricAge 
    11

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

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Data as a DwC-A file download 60,516 records in English (4 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (7 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:

Davis E (2020): Condon Fossil Collection - Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. v1.6. Museum of Natural and Cultural History - University of Oregon. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=uomnh-cfc&v=1.6

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Museum of Natural and Cultural History - University of Oregon. 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: 083a4342-39f7-4fe0-a03c-d14ab3b9c5e2.  Museum of Natural and Cultural History - University of Oregon 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:

Edward Davis
Curator of Fossil Collections
Museum of Natural and Cultural History and Department of Geology University of Oregon 97403 Eugene Oregon US +1 (541) 346-3461

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Edward Davis
Curator of Fossil Collections
Museum of Natural and Cultural History and Department of Geology University of Oregon 97403 Eugene Oregon US +1 (541) 346-3461

Who filled in the metadata:

Edward Davis
Curator of Fossil Collections
Museum of Natural and Cultural History and Department of Geology University of Oregon 97403 Eugene Oregon US +1 (541) 346-3461

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
http://www.vertnet.org

Geographic Coverage

The collections contains fossils from every continent.

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

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 1865 - Current

Additional Metadata

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

Alternative Identifiers 10.15468/8xetij
083a4342-39f7-4fe0-a03c-d14ab3b9c5e2
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=uomnh-cfc