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Database Descriptions

This page currently resides on the UCMP server. Contact Tony Barnosky ( for questions.
LAST UPDATE Aug 19 2003

Quick Links to Research Database Descriptions

These research database sites have provided uniform information about the database to the PDN. See the Database Home Page link for more Paleontology Databases.


Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems


Orbitolinid Foraminifera


Paleobiology Database

Quick Links to Collection Database Descriptions

These collections databases were created to keep track of specimens in museum collections. Relevant information about data models can be found by going deeper into each of the home pages.

American Museum of Natural History

MaNIS-Mammal Networked Information System

Smithsonian US National Museum of Natural History

University of California Museum of Paleontology