Animal Diversity Web
Entry ID: um_animaldiversityweb

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Summary
Abstract: The Animal Diversity Web is an online database of animal natural
history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the
University of Michigan. Students learn considerable detail about the
biology of a species, then share their work with users worldwide by
making it part of the permanent database. The web-based template
ensures a consistent format for accounts. Help pages suggest ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: University of Michigan
Dataset Title: Animal Diversity Web
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dataset Publisher: University of Michigan
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.animaldiversity.org
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-01-01
Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > BIRDS Parameter Definition
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES Parameter Definition
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ISO Topic Category
Quality Thousands of species accounts about individual animal species. These
may include text, pictures of living animals, photographs and movies
of specimens, and/or recordings of sounds. Students write the text of
these accounts and ADW cannot guarantee their accuracy.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Animal Diversity Web, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PHILLIP MYERS
Phone: (734) 647-2206
Fax: (734) 763-4080
Email: pmyers at umich.edu
Contact Address:
University of Michigan
Museum of Zoology
City: Ann Arbor
Province or State: Michigan
Postal Code: 48109-1079
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Format: online web database
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-10-28
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