Datasets

115 datasets found

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

Wallace and Banks drawers

Drawer-level images of specimens in the Wallace and Banks collections held by the Natural History Museum, London.
Sue Ryder 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

Convergent evolution in toothed whale cochleae

Data from the paper Convergent evolution in toothed whale cochleae.
Travis Park, Bastien Mennecart, Loïc Costeur, Camille Grohé, Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

Lincolnshire Plants: Past and Future

This is a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) supported project of three years duration in collaboration with the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust (LWT), Sir Joseph Banks Society (SJBS), the...
Kath Castillo, Fred Rumsey, Debra Turner Collections Creative Commons Attribution

What can cetacean stranding records tell us? A study of UK and Irish cetacean...

Data from the paper: What can cetacean stranding records tell us? A study of UK and Irish cetacean diversity over the past 100 years. This dataset contains information on...
Ellen J Coombs; Rob Deaville; Richard C. Sabin; Louise Allan et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

Fossil and recent ostracod collections

A dataset of fossil and recent ostracods
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

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 Shchedrina, E. Louise Allan, Paul Brown, Laurence Livermore, Vincent S. Smith Collections Creative Commons CCZero

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 and Megatherium...
Pip Brewer, Kate Burton, Adrian Lister Collections Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)

3D Cetacean Scanning

3D scans of ten Cetacean skulls collected between 1873 and 2007. The dataset contains both baleen and toothed whales including Physeter macrocephalus (a sperm whale) the...
Richard Sabin, Kate Burton, Natalie Cooper, Anjali Goswami Collections Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)

ALICE test images

Images used to test different software pipelines for label extraction.
Ben Price; Steen Dupont; Elizabeth Louise Allan; Vladimir Blagoderov et al. Collections Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Al Sabouni et al Reproducibility

The data required to run the analyses in Al Sabouni et al "Reproducibility of species recognition in modern planktonic foraminifera and its implications for measures of...
Isabel Fenton Research Open Data Commons Attribution License

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

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

Data from 'Acosta-Galvis et al. 2018 - Zootaxa'

Among New World direct-developing frogs belonging to the clade Brachycephaloidea (= Terraranae), there are several genera with uncertain phylogenetic placements. One notable...
Andrés R. Acosta-Galvis, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Luigi Manuelli, Travis Cuddy, Rafael O. de Sá Research Creative Commons Attribution

Data from 'Meik et al. 2018 - Journal of Natural History'

We describe two diminutive species of rattlesnakes (Genus Crotalus) from small nearshore islands off the coast of Baja California in the western Gulf of California, Mexico. In...
Jesse M. Meik, Sarah Schaack, Oscar Flores-Villela, Jeffrey W. Streicher Research Creative Commons Attribution

Insect Pollinators Archive

An up to date dataset of the Insect Pollinators Initiative, A multi-institution initiative with the NHM, BBSRC and The University of Edinburgh. The archive is held at the...
Professor Graham N Stone, Professor Alfried Vogler, Dr Adam Vanbergen, Jacqueline Mackenzie-Dodds. Research Creative Commons Attribution

Ocean Bottom Deposits Collection

The Ocean Bottom Deposits Collection contains over 28,000 items derived from sea floor sediment collections. These include sediment residues in tubes/bottles/jars, hand...
Giles Miller Collections License not specified

Xenophyophores

Xenophyophores, giant foraminifera, are distinctive members of the deep-sea megafauna that accumulate large masses of waste material (‘stercomare’) within their agglutinated...
Andrew Gooday, Dan Sykes, Adrian Glover Collections License not specified

Fenton et al Reproducibility

The data required to run the analyses in Fenton et al "Factors affecting consistency and accuracy in identifying modern macroperforate planktonic foraminifera".
Isabel Fenton Research Open Data Commons Attribution License

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