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NMNH Invertebrate Zoology Collection Database

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Publication_Date: 2001
Title: NMNH Invertebrate Zoology Collection Database
Edition: 3.2.04 (0802221)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
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Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:
Publisher: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 10th and Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20560-0193
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://www.nmnh.si.edu/
Description:
Abstract:
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology Collections records, 8784 Bryozoa, 68401 Coelenterates, 220965 Crustacea, 75012 Echinoderms, 196851 Mollusks, 28853 Porifera, 16466 Tunicates, 171401 Worms, 93268 General; Total number of 884216 records currently represent approximately 33% of actual specimen holdings, as of 10 May 2007. Total Distribution Records: 884216 Total Number of Taxa: 39547
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
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Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 18200101
Ending_Date: 20081118
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 85.6
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.0
Keywords:
Theme:
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Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > BRYOZOANS/MOSS ANIMALS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS > CRUSTACEANS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > FLATWORMS/FLUKES/TAPEWORMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ROUNDWORMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARROW WORMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ACORN WORMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > PEANUT WORMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > BURROWS/SPOON WORMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > RIBBON WORMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > HORSEHAIR WORMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > CNIDARIANS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ECHINODERMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > MOLLUSKS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > SEGMENTED WORMS (ANNELIDS)
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > SPONGES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > TUNICATES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > BENTHIC HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE HABITAT > ESTUARINE HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE HABITAT > PELAGIC HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS > RIVERS/STREAM HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: ROV > REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLES
Theme_Keyword: PLANKTON NETS
Theme_Keyword: TRAWL
Theme_Keyword: OBIS > OCEAN BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: IPY > INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR
Theme_Keyword: SCAR-MARBIN > SCAR MARINE BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION NETWORK
Theme_Keyword: CAML > CENSUS OF ANTARCTIC MARINE LIFE
Theme_Keyword: COML > CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE
Theme_Keyword: EBA > EVOLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY IN THE ANTARCTIC
Theme_Keyword: Habitat Coverage: Temperate Freshwater Lakes/streams
Theme_Keyword: Habitat Coverage: Tropical Freshwater Lakes/streams
Theme_Keyword: Habitat Coverage: Estuarine
Theme_Keyword: Marine (tropical, Temperate, Polar)
Theme_Keyword: Habitat Coverage: Littoral, Pelagic, Neritic
Theme_Keyword: Habitat Coverage: Oceanic (epipelagic, Mesopelagic, Bathypelagic,benthopelagic)
Theme_Keyword: OCEANS
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
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Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility. For information purposes, email to obissupport@marine.rutgers.edu the full citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any constituent part. Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS. Also see Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Collections-based Information and Databases Policy at http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/db/collection_db_policy1.html
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: LINDA WARD
Contact_Position: INVESTIGATOR
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Invertebrate Zoology Museum Support Center
Address: 4210 Silver Hill Rd.
City: Suitland
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20746
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-238-1765
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-238-1833
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: wardl@si.edu
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Not Available
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: SI/NMNH > National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Contact_Person: LINDA WARD
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Invertebrate Zoology Museum Support Center
Address: 4210 Silver Hill Rd.
City: Suitland
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20746
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-238-1765
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-238-1833
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: wardl@si.edu
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: IOBIS > International Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Contact_Person: EDWARD VANDEN BERGHE
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Address: Rutgers University
Address: 71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
State_or_Province: NJ
Postal_Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (732) 932-8578
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: evberghe@iobis.org
Resource_Description: NMNH_Invertebrate_Zoology_Collection
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.mnh.si.edu/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.iobis.org/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://iobis.org/mapper/?dataset=500
Access_Instructions:
View data on OBIS
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/iz
Access_Instructions:
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20081117
Metadata_Review_Date: 20160127
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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