University of Alberta Museum of Zool…

Occurrence dataset published by University of Alberta Museums

  • 9,020

    Occurrences
View occurrences

Summary

Full Title

University of Alberta Museum of Zoology Amphibian and Reptile Collection (UAMZ)

Description

The Amphibian and Reptile Collection is an active teaching and research resource containing approximately 4,000 specimens. It holds the largest collection of preserved reptiles and amphibians from Alberta, as well as many exotic specimens from North America and around the world. The collection has been instrumental in monitoring various reptile and amphibian populations, and has helped University of Alberta researchers take action on the declining Northern Leopard Frogs and Canadian Toad populations.

Temporal coverages

Formation period: ca. 1900-current

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
Cindy Paszkowski
Curator
University of Alberta CW 405, Biological Sciences Bldg., University of Alberta T6G 2E9 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-7544
Metadata author
Jim Whittome
Museum Collections Manager
University of Alberta Museums Ring House 1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 492-3871
Originator
University of Alberta Museums
Ring House 1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-5834

doi:10.18165/qmltit

Published by

University of Alberta Museums

Publication Date

Jun 14, 2016

Registration Date

Feb 12, 2008

Served by

University of Alberta Museums IPT

Links

Alternative Identifiers

  • DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1546…
  • Source webpage http://web.macs.ualberta.ca:8…
  • UUID 88d7437e-f762-11e1-a439-00145…

External Data

Metadata Documents

6,803 Georeferenced data

View records

All records | In viewable area

Description

Global, North America, Canada, Alberta

About

What does this map show?

Other Contacts

Administrative contact
Cindy Paszkowski
Curator
University of Alberta CW 405, Biological Sciences Bldg., University of Alberta T6G 2E9 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-7544
Custodian steward
Jim Whittome
Museums Collection Manager
University of Alberta Museums Ring House 1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-3871
Custodian steward
Bryan Brunet
Collections Management Advisor (Natural Science)
University of Alberta Museums Ring House 1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-6271
Metadata author
Bryan Brunet
Collections Management Advisor (Natural History)
University of Alberta Museums Ring House #1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-6271

Taxonomic Coverage

Methodology

Collections

Collection name

University of Alberta Museum of Zoology Amphibian and Reptile Collection

Collection Identifier

UAMZ

Parent Collection Identifier

UAM

Specimen Preservation method

Alcohol