Chondrichthyes Teeth and Dentitions including extant and fossil taxa. Phylogenetically basal actinopterygian (Polyodon) for comparison. (NERC grant NE/K01434X/1)

Computed tomography (CT) scans of extant and fossil chondrichthyans, of teeth organized into functional dentitions. These scans were taken on a Nikon Metrology HMX ST 225, in the Image and Analysis Centre, Natural History Museum, London.
non geographic dataset - non geographic dataset
:http://data.bgs.ac.uk/id/dataHolding/13607471
English
Geoscientific information
GEMET - INSPIRE themes: BGS Thesaurus of Geosciences:
Fossils
Free:
NERC_DDC
creation: 2017
2013 - 2016
Natural History Museum
Zerina Johanson
London
email: not available
Role: point of contact
Natural History Museum
Zerina Johanson
London
email: not available
Role: principal investigator

Data Quality

Fossil, dry skeleton, and preserved specimens were mounted for scanning. Our focus was on complete dentitions from embryos to adults. Raw scan data was processed using X-Tek software associated with the Nikon Metrology scanner. This produced VOL and VGI files which can be opened in a variety of 3D rendering programs: VGStudio Max, Drishti and Avizo have been used to produce images in the accompanying folders.
INSPIRE Implementing rules laying down technical arrangements for the interoperability and harmonisation of Geology
Commission Regulation (EU) No 1089/2010 of 23 November 2010 implementing Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards interoperability of spatial data sets and services

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Metadata about metadata

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British Geological Survey
Bowie,Joanne H
Environmental Science Centre,Keyworth, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom
tel: +44 115 936 3100
email: enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Role: point of contact
2020-07-10
English

Coupled Resource