Paleonet: Contribute to the Foraminifera.Eu Project

Jaroslaw Tyszka ndtyszka at cyf-kr.edu.pl
Tue Aug 31 07:30:48 GMT 2010


Dear Michael,

I have added two links on eForams:
http://www.eforams.icsr.agh.edu.pl/index.php/FORAM-Links
I hope you do not mind ...
Good luck and I hope to see you in Bonn!

Best regards,
Jaroslaw

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michael at foraminifera.eu pisze:
> ​Dear Reader,
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> please consider to contribute to the non-commerical Foraminifera.Eu 
> Project with its unique foraminiferal database and query options.
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> At www.foraminifera.eu/querydb.php the "Foraminifera.eu"-Project 
> offers a database with so far 2100+  foraminiferal datasets consisting 
> of an image and accompanying data-values. The data-values are grouped 
> into 17 criteria:
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> taxonomical: Class, Subclass, Order, Family, Genus, Species
> descriptive: test-material, test-form
> distributive (limited to sampling localities):  Ocean / 
> Continent(fossil), area, country, locality 
> stratigrafical: System Period, Series Epoch, Formation
> faunal: benthic/planktonic - this criteria-group is under construction
> organisational: collection of
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> The query allows to search on any criteria or combination and results 
> in a plate-like presentation.
> E.g. the combination of Arctic Ocean, benthic, calcareous will result 
> in this plate:
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> http://www.foraminifera.eu/querydb.php?&testmat=calcareous&ocean_cont=Arctic+Ocean&plankbent=benthic&aktion=suche
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> The system is run by me as an EDP-professional and 
> hobby-foraminiferologist. A group of 60+ contributors ranging from 
> senior scientists to naturalists supports the project (see 
> www.foraminifera.eu/scientist.html). Sample processing and SEM is done 
> with the help of the Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein Hamburg. Due to 
> its unique search-options the page foraminifera.eu is visited on 
> average 80x daily.
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> Please join in with your expertise and data, you may want to share 
> publically. We will enlarge the database on criteria you are able to 
> provide such as on fauna, microhabitat, storage place in your 
> collection or whatever data you have. Criteria do not neccesarily need 
> to be applicable to all datasets, about 20 more criteria are in the 
> database but not yet open for the whole public.
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> Please come forward with your questions by email or meet me in Bonn at 
> Forams2010 5.-7. of Sept. 2010 at Poster 51. The project is strictly 
> non-commercial and driven by naturalist enthusiasm.
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> Michael Hesemann
> Hamburg/Germany
> Foraminifera.eu-Project
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