UNESCO IOC Register of Marine Organisms
Entry ID: UNESCO_IOC_MarineOrganisms

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Summary
Abstract: The UNESCO IOC Register of Marine Organisms is an easily searchable
database which is a component of the ETI World Biodiversity
Database. The Register of Marine Organisms is an already large and
gradually growing dataset that is being built up, and maintained at
the National Museum of Natural History, Leiden, the Netherlands. ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Joint project with UNESCO IOC, The National Museum of Natural History and The Expert Center for Taxonomic Identifcation
Dataset Title: UNESCO IOC Register of Marine Organisms
Dataset Release Place: The Netherlands
Dataset Publisher: ETI Biodiversity Center
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.eti.uva.nl/about/index.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1900-01-01
Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > BIRDS Parameter Definition
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES Parameter Definition
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ISO Topic Category
Quality The recognized phyla in the Register are as listed below (for the time
being multicellular animals only). Phyla that have been (partly)
incorporated in the database part of the Register are highlighted. For
these phyla there are separate classification pages which include
common names and go down to the family level; taxa for ... View entire text
Access Constraints It is IOC's plan to make copies of the final product available free of
charge to developing countries, as well as the other partners's
intention to provide each user with scientific and technical
assistance on how to best use the Register.

None
Use Constraints Of course copyright cannot be claimed for scientific names and
references, nor to lists of these, and not even for basic
descriptions. However, we reserve the copyright for the Unesco-IOC
Register of Marine Organisms as far as this is legally possible. This
is not because we want to restrict its use but ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ioc.unesco.org/iocweb/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JAMES VAN DER LAND
Phone: 31 71 516 26 54
Fax: 31 71 513 33 44
Email: evert at nnm.nl
Contact Address:
National Museum of Natural History
P.O. Box 9517
City: R A Leiden
Postal Code: 2300
Country: NETHERLANDS
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 31 71 516 26 54
Fax: 31 71 513 33 44
Email: evert at nnm.nl
Contact Address:
National Museum of Natural History
P.O. Box 9517
City: R A Leiden
Postal Code: 2300
Country: NETHERLANDS
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Publications/References
Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification
World Biodiversity Database, Database, Amsterdam, Netherlands
ETI, http://www.eti.uva.nl/Database/WBD.html

Dr. Jacob van der Land, National Museum of Natural History, 1997
Bibliography on the Marine Biota, version 1, bibliography
The Netherlands, ETI-UNESCO-IOC.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-09-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-24
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