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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
BioFresh (publisher), Horne, D.J. (ed.) (2014). OMEGA - Ostracod Metadatabase of Environmental and Geographical Attributes (Europe, North America). Published on http://data.freshwaterbiodiversity.eu, accessed on [date].
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rivers; lakes; wetlands; groundwater; generalfreshwater; Biosphere; Biological Classification; Paleoclimate; Biota; Metadata
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [19.296, -139.39], North East [69.25, 36.667]|
No Description available
|Start Date / End Date||1850-01-01 / 2013-01-01|
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Method step description:
- commonly used series of methods steps regarding other group(s) (e.g. sampling, identification, data management)
There are 3 component databases so far: NODE (Nonmarine Ostracod Distribution in Europe), owner David J.Horne, Queen Mary University of London, UK; NANODe (North American Non-marine Ostracode Database), owner Alison J. Smith, Kent State University, Ohio, USA; DOAD (Delorme Ostracode Autecological Database), owner the Canadian Museum of Nature, Gatineau, Canada. Data users are advised to contact D.J. Horne prior to using the data. Those wishing to access and use a wider range of data from component databases must contact the appropriate database owners.