UAM Mammal Collection (Arctos)

Occurrence dataset published by University of Alaska Museum of the North

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Summary

Full Title

UAM Mammal Collection (Arctos)

Description

The University of Alaska Museum (UAM) houses one of the 10 largest mammal collections in North America, with over 115,000 catalogued specimens. Over 90% of these are from Alaska and include unparalleled series of small mammals, carnivores, and marine mammals. Over 70,000 include frozen tissue samples housed in UAM's Genomic Resources facility. An average of 1,000 specimens are loaned to researchers each year.

Temporal coverages

Living time period: 1934 to present

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Administrative contact
Link Olson
Curator of Mammals
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK United States (907) 474-5998
Metadata author
Link Olson
Curator of Mammals
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK United States (907) 474-5998
Originator
Link Olson
Curator of Mammals
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK United States (907) 474-5998

doi:10.15468/lbixob

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University of Alaska Museum of the North

Publication Date

Mar 24, 2015

Registration Date

Apr 26, 2013

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Description

The UAM mammal collection is global in scope, with strongest representation from Alaska.

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Other Contacts

Point of contact
Kyndall Hildebrandt
Genomic Resources Collection Manager
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK United States (907) 474-6914
Point of contact
Aren Gunderson
Mammals Collection Manager
University of Alaska Museum 907 Yukon Drive 99775-6960 Fairbanks AK United States (907) 474-6947
Point of contact
Dusty McDonald
Arctos Database Programmer
University of Alaska Museum
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
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Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer

Taxonomic Coverage

The UAM mammal collection is taxonomically synoptic but includes especially strong holdings of Rodentia, Soricomorpha, Carnivora, and Cetacea.

CLASS
Mammalia