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Australian Marine Fauna

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Australian Museum
Publication_Date: 2006/11/08
Title: Australian Marine Fauna
Edition: 1.0
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
Series_Name:
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Australia
Publisher:
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://www.amonline.net.au/
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Council of Heads of Faunal Collections
Publication_Date: 2003/06/30
Title: Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM), Australia's Fauna
Edition: 1.5
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
Series_Name:
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Australia
Publisher:
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://www.ozcam.gov.au/
Description:
Abstract:
The Australian Museum has an international reputation in the fields of natural history and indigenous studies research, community programs and exhibitions. The Museum was established in 1827 and is Australia's first museum, with unique and extensive collections of natural science and cultural artifacts. The Australian Museum provides data to the Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM) and from there to OBIS Australia and OBIS.
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
Not Available
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 18920101
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -175.337
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 178.833
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 76.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -78.017
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > AMPHIBIANS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS > HEXAPODS > INSECTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS > CRUSTACEANS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS
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 > CNIDARIANS > CORALS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > CNIDARIANS > ANTHOZOANS/HEXACORALS > SEA ANEMONES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > CNIDARIANS > JELLYFISHES
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 > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY DYNAMICS > BIODIVERSITY FUNCTIONS
Theme_Keyword: OBIS > OCEAN BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: COML > CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE
Theme_Keyword: Marine Biodiversity Data
Theme_Keyword: Australia
Theme_Keyword: Australian Fish Species
Theme_Keyword: Australian Invertebrate Species
Theme_Keyword: Australian Marine Mammal Species
Theme_Keyword: Australian Marine Bird Species
Theme_Keyword: Marine Species Distribution
Theme_Keyword: Marine Taxonomic Coverage
Theme_Keyword: Marine Species Taxonomy
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: OCEANS
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN > CHRISTMAS ISLAND
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN > COCOS ISLANDS
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > MACQUARIE ISLAND
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > WEDDELL SEA
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > ROSS SEA
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > HEARD AND MCDONALD ISLANDS
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Access_Constraints: Data supplied to OBIS by the Australian Museum is freely accessible by the public. The data supplied may not represent the total holdings of the Museum as data about incompletely identified specimens, manuscript names and specimens where a georeference cannot be calculated have normally been withheld from publication.
Use_Constraints:
Data users should acknowledge the Australian Museum and also OZCAM, Australia's Fauna. Acknowledge the use of specific records from the Australian museum 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.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: AJAY RANIPETA
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM
City: Sydney
State_or_Province: New South Wales
Postal_Code: 2010
Country: AUSTRALIA
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ajay.ranipeta@austmus.gov.au
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Data from the Australian Museum has not been verified or checked in a systematic way. Data is often sourced from specimen labels, particularly for old museum specimens and inaccuracy is often due to this fact.
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: 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
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: AU/ENVIRONMENT/COASTSMARINE > Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Coasts and marine, Australia
Contact_Person: TONY REES
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (CMAR)
Address: GPO Box 1538
City: Hobart
State_or_Province: Tasmania
Postal_Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +61 (03) 6232 5318
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +61 (03) 6232 5000
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Tony.Rees@csiro.au
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: IOBIS/OBIS-AUSTRALIA > Australia Regional Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node
Contact_Person: PHILIP BOHM
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
Address: GPO Box 1538
City: Hobart
State_or_Province: Tasmania
Postal_Code: 7001
Country: AUSTRALIA
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: philip.bohm@csiro.au
Resource_Description: OBIS_OZCAM_AM
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: OBIS Schema
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.iobis.org/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.environment.gov.au/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.obis.org.au/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://iobis.org/mapper/?dataset=73
Access_Instructions:
View data on OBIS
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://ozcam.ala.org.au/#tab_simpleSearch
Access_Instructions:
Search Australia's Fauna
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.ozcam.gov.au/
Access_Instructions:
Australia's Fauna - OZCAM home page
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20051125
Metadata_Review_Date: 20161118
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: PAUL FLEMONS
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM
City: Sydney
State_or_Province: New South Wales
Postal_Code: 2010
Country: AUSTRALIA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 61 2 9320 6343
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: PaulF@austmus.gov.au, paul.flemons@austmus.gov.au
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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