Datasets

97 datasets found

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Collection specimens Popular

Specimen records from the Natural History Museum's collection
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Ludlow Museum Fossils in Shropshire Project data

The Fossils in Shropshire project dataset includes collections data and images of geological specimens from Shropshire Museums collections. The collection is principally...
Daniel Lockett, Jackie Tweddle Collections CC0-1.0

The Charles Lyell fossil collection at the Natural History Museum

Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875) is one of the most important geologists of all time and was the pioneer of the principle of uniformitarianism. He was able to see that the present...
Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Darwin's Fossil Mammals

3D scans of fossil mammal specimens collected by Charles Darwin on the Voyage of the Beagle. The initial upload will be of all surviving specimens of Toxodon collected by...
Pip Brewer, Kate Burton, Adrian Lister Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Old World morelloids

Specimens used in the published monograph of the Old World members of the Morelloid clade of Solanum (black nightshades) Särkinen TE, Poczai P, Barboza GE, van der Weerden GM,...
Sandra Knapp Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Coral Reefs of Discovery Bay Jamaica in 1969

Video including underwater footage of the reefs around Discovery Bay Jamaica made by Lynton Land in 1969 and 1970
Lynton Land and others Research Creative Commons Attribution

Psylloidea phylogenomics

Resolving the psyllid tree of life and understanding evolutionary relationships in the superfamily Psylloidea is challenging due to the lack of clear morphological...
Diana Percy Research Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL)

Index Lot collection Popular

Index Lot records from the Natural History Museum's collection
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Baleen stable isotope data

This dataset contains d13C and d15N stable isotope data from northern hemisphere rorqual whale (Balaenoptera) baleen taken from our collections. This includes data from the...
Clive N Trueman; Andrew L Jackson; Katharyn S Chadwick; Ellen J Coombs et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

Moth Ultraviolet Reflectance Survey

The moth ultraviolet (UV) reflectance survey dataset is constituted of images showing the portion above 360 nm of the UVA reflection of specimens belonging to 176 moth species....
Elisa Cane, Jonathan Laventhol, Sophie Ledger Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Crania and mandible data from 'river dolphins' and other odontocetes

Landmark data from odontocete skulls, plus associated metadata, used in Page CE, Cooper N. (2017) Morphological convergence in ‘river dolphin’ skulls. PeerJ 5:e4090...
Charlotte E Page, Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

Site-level dataset used in Phillips et al. (2017) The effect of fragment area...

Habitat fragmentation accompanies habitat loss, and drives additional biodiversity change; but few global biodiversity models explicitly analyse the effects of both...
Helen R. P. Phillips, John M. Halley, J. Nicolas Urbina-Cardona and Andy Purvis Research Creative Commons Attribution

Former Aberystwyth microfossil collection

A catalogue of information about discrete collections within the Former Aberystwyth University Micropalaeontology Collection, now housed the Natural History Museum. The...
Natural History Museum Collections License not specified

Phthiraptera collection

The Phthiraptera collection comprises the records of all the slide-mounted parasitic lice material at the Natural History Museum, London. It includes the main collection and the...
Olha Schedrina, Louise Allan, Paul Brown, Laurence Livermore, Vincent S. Smith Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Artefacts Popular

Cultural and historical artefacts from The Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

iCollections

The iCollections dataset comprises the records of all the British and Irish butterfly specimens in the entomological collections of the Natural History Museum, London....
Gordon L J Paterson; Sara Albuquerque; Vladimir Blagoderov; Steve Brooks et al. Collections CC0-1.0

The former British Petroleum microfossil collection

The database represents the microfossil well-run collection resulting from British Petroleum's exploration activities since the 1950s. It holds details of material from over...
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

NHM Interactions Bank

A combined ecological interactions dataset from various projects at the Natural History Museum, London. The data is aggregated from a number of individual projects hosted in the...
Ed Baker; Ian J. Kitching; George W. Beccaloni; Amoret Whitaker et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

UK Species Inventory - Simplified copy

An up to date export of the UK Species Inventory database in its simplified form. This dataset contains all names and all taxonomic concepts in 2 tables, which can be used to...
Chris Raper Citizen science License not specified

Chagos Coral Collection at the NHM London

The Natural History Museum, London, holds a collection of >6000 specimens of dry-preserved hard (mainly scleractinian) corals from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean...
Andrew Cabrinovic, Miranda Lowe, Kenneth Johnson, Natalina Bonassera, Mia Williams, Charles Sheppard Collections Creative Commons Attribution

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