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
Geoscientific information
GEMET - INSPIRE themes: BGS Thesaurus of Geosciences:
creation: 2017
2013 - 2016
Natural History Museum
Zerina Johanson
email: not available
Role: point of contact
Natural History Museum
Zerina Johanson
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.
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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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British Geological Survey
Bowie,Joanne H
Environmental Science Centre,Keyworth, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom
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Role: point of contact

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