European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

Data set information

| Query EDMED |     

General
Data set name

NHM brachiopod collection from the oceans and seas adjoining Europe (1850-)

Data holding centreDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom the mid-1850s onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Global

Observations 
Parameters

Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Inapplicable

Description 
Summary

The Palaeontology Department of the Natural History Museum holds collections of 'living' brachiopods, as well as fossil species, from most areas of the world. These are both dry and wet preserved specimens and include examples from historically important collections and expeditions such as 'Challenger', 'Terra Nova', 'John Murray' or Davidson collections.

OriginatorsDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
Availability 
OrganisationDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactKeeper of Zoology
Address

Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum
Department of Zoology, Cromwell Road
London

SW7 5BD
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 20 7942 5275
Emailpsr@nhm.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1039013
Global identifier1408
Last revised2009-10-19