Datasets

128 datasets found

DatasetAuthorTypeLicence

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

Collection specimens Popular

Specimen records from the Natural History Museum's collection
Natural History Museum Collections CC0-1.0

Morelloid solanum North and Central America and the Caribbean

Specimens used in the monograph of the morelloid clade of Solanum occurring in North and Central America and the Caribbean Knapp S, Barboza GE, Bohs L, Särkinen T (2019) A...
Sandra Knapp Collections Open Data Commons Attribution License

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

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

Keys to African Solanum

Knapp S. Vorontsova MS, Särkinen T. (2019) Dichotomous keys to the species of Solanum L. (Solanaceae) in continental Africa, Madagascar (incl. the islands of Réunion, the...
Sandra Knapp Collections Open Data Commons Attribution License

Eric Robinson Collection of Ostracoda and Foraminifera

In 2006, Eric Robinson, formerly of University College London, donated his ostracod collection to the Natural History Museum. This collection contains slides of named taxa and...
Giles Miller Collections License not specified

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. Ellen J. Coombs et al. 2019. Marine Mammal...
Ellen J Coombs; Rob Deaville; Richard C. Sabin; Louise Allan et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

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

Notes from Nature crowd sourcing raw data set

Raw transcription data from the Notes from Nature crowd sourcing site for the ornithology collections of the NHM
Various Citizen science License not specified

ABYSSLINE Popular

Specimen data from the ABYSSLINE project for the Natural History Museum biodiversity survey of the UK-1 polymetallic nodule exploration claim zone, central Pacific abyss.
Adrian Glover Research CC-BY-NC-4.0

HyPhas

Hymenoptera parasites of the Phasmida (stick insects)
Ed Baker Research CC-BY-4.0

Henry Buckley Collection of Planktonic Foraminifera

The Henry Buckley Collection of Planktonic Foraminifera at the Natural History Museum in London (NHMUK) consists of 1,665 single-taxon slides housing almost 24,000 individuals...
Marina Costa Rillo 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)

Fossil and recent ostracod collections

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

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

Supplementary Material: Predictability of intraspecific size variation in ext...

Planktonic foraminifera (PF) size varies greatly both among and within species. This variation affects our understanding of PF ecology and evolution as well as reconstructions...
Marina Costa Rillo, C. Giles Miller, Michal Kucera, Thomas H. G. Ezard Research Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Supplementary Material: Surface Sediment Samples From Early Age of Seafloor E...

Ocean-floor sediment samples collected up to 150 years ago represent an important historical archive to benchmark global changes in the seafloor environment, such as species'...
Marina Costa Rillo, Michal Kucera, Thomas H. G. Ezard, C. Giles Miller Research Creative Commons Attribution

Sex biases in natural history collections of birds and mammals.

Data from paper Sex biases in natural history collections of birds and mammals. [link to paper will appear when published] The analyses require the two tidied datasets...
Natalie Cooper, Alexander L Bond, Kristofer M Helgen, Roberto Portela Miguez, Louise Tomsett Research 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

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