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Paleontological Report Database, Geological Survey of Canada (GSC)Entry ID: Paleontological_Report_Database_Geological_Survey_of_Canada_GSC
Abstract: Paleontological determinations of the age and depositional environment of sedimentary rocks is critical information for geological mapping and basin analysis. As of 2009, this database comprises metadata for 8600 reports concerning 92,000 samples. The reports were written by Geological Survey of Canada and collaborating paleontologists since 1936, and primarily cover invertebrate and botanical fossils.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Earth Sciences Sector, Geological Survey of Canada (Calgary)
Dataset Title: Paleontological Report Database, Geological Survey of Canada (GSC)
Dataset Release Date: 20091101
Dataset Release Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Earth Sciences Sector, Geological Survey of Canada
Start Date: 1936-01-01Stop Date: 2009-05-14
Access Constraints Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004. For more information, please contact the Copyright Officer at the following address: ESS Copyright Officer Business Development Office Earth Sciences Sector 615 Booth St., Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E9
Data Set Progress
Fees: Fees may apply for formatting, media and delivery.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: jwhite at nrcan.gc.ca
3303-33rd Street N.W.
Province or State: Alberta
Postal Code: T2L 2A7
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-11-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-11-24