Field Museum of Natural History (Geology) Paleobotany Collection

Latest version published by Field Museum on Jul 23, 2019 Field Museum

The Paleobotany Collection spans 3.8 billion years of history but has its major strengths in the Late Paleozoic and Cretaceous-Paleogene.

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 22,947 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 23,372 records in English (2 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (4 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (5 KB)

Versions

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

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Field Museum. 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: 6fd297bb-888a-46a7-a870-1f5af1ab1616.  Field Museum publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; palaeobotany; paleobotany; fossil; plant; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kate Webbink
Information Systems Specialist
Field Museum of Natural History

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Sharon Grant
Technology Liaison to Science
Field Museum of Natural History

Who filled in the metadata:

Paul Mayer
Collections Manager of Fossil Invertebrates
Field Museum of Natural History
Ian Glasspool
Adjunct Curator of Paleobotany
Field Museum of Natural History

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 6fd297bb-888a-46a7-a870-1f5af1ab1616
https://fmipt.fieldmuseum.org/ipt/resource?r=fmnh-paleobotany