American Museum of Natural History

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American Museum of Natural History


The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.

Primary contacts

Technical contact
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
United States
Administrative contact
Joel Cracraft
Chair and Lamont Curator, Division of Vertebrate Zoology
United States +01 212 769 5633

Other contacts

Technical contact
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
United States
Technical contact
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
United States
Technical contact
Sajesh Singh
United States +01 212 313 7263
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Georeferenced data


The map shows georeferenced data for all datasets published

Published datasets

  • Herps Occurrence dataset. Updated Jan 13, 2014. 327,622 records
  • AMNH Bird Collection Occurrence dataset. Updated Jan 23, 2014. 833,709 records (22,339 georeferenced)
  • AMNH Mammal Collections Occurrence dataset. Updated Dec 13, 2013. 570,693 records (7,888 georeferenced)

Hosted installations