Alaskan Fossil Identification FileEntry ID: EARTH_LAND_USGS_ALASKA_FOSSILS1
Abstract: The data base consists of a compilation of reports made by the U.S. Geological
Survey Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy concerning the identification of
fossils collected in Alaska. Data includes fossil type and age, sample
locality, collector, author, and date of report. Reports are grouped together
by year, but are not indexed.
Written requests or appointment only. Permission for access by non-U.S.
Geological Survey employees must be obtained in writing from the U.S.
Geological Survey Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy. Data consists of 65
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Publisher: USGSOnline Resource: http://alaskaminerals.wr.usgs.gov/
Start Date: 1898-01-01
LAND SURFACE > EROSION/SEDIMENTATION > STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCE
PALEOCLIMATE > LAND RECORDS > MACROFOSSILS
PALEOCLIMATE > LAND RECORDS > MICROFOSSILS
PALEOCLIMATE > LAND RECORDS > STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCE
PALEOCLIMATE > OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS > MACROFOSSILS
PALEOCLIMATE > OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS > MICROFOSSILS
PALEOCLIMATE > OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS > STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCE
SOLID EARTH > ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS > AGE DETERMINATIONS
SOLID EARTH > ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS > SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
Quality The conservation areas have been verified and aligned to either hydrological
units or ecoregions.
This reflects the revision and review as submitted for
Federal review in September, 2005. The plan will be updated again at 5-year
intervals. The completeness is limited to species observed so is incomplete.
Some species are more easily observed and surveyed that others.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: kdfwr.kfwis at ky.gov
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Province or State: KY
Postal Code: 40601
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
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Postal Code: 20771
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-03-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12