Paleobiology Database

Checklist dataset published by Australian Research Council

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Paleobiology Database


The Paleobiology Database is a public resource for the global scientific community. It has been organized and operated by a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, international group of paleobiological researchers. Its purpose is to provide global, collection-based occurrence and taxonomic data for marine and terrestrial animals and plants of any geological age, as well as web-based software for statistical analysis of the data. The project's wider, long-term goal is to encourage collaborative efforts to answer large-scale paleobiological questions by developing a useful database infrastructure and bringing together large data sets.

Administrative contact
John Alroy

Published by

Australian Research Council

Registration Date

Mar 7, 2011

Hosted by

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

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HTTP Installation


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