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Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM

Specimen Records: 864,672
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-12-06

Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM Queensland Museum collections date back to the 1860s. Many early specimen records contained incomplete or inaccurate spatial information and in such cases, no interpretation of accuracy has been applied herein. When the museum commenced databasing in the mid-1980s, terms were introduced to represent assumed accuracies of collecting information. The terms below are a refinement of disparate lists and have been used for mapping to the Darwin Core field 'coordinateUncertaintyInMeters'. The table below shows how the terms are represented in metres of accuracy and the assumptions made in assigning these values. Term coordinateUncertainty InMeters Assumptions Surveyed (ground control) 1 International Terrestrial Reference Frame is used for ground survey mapping Google Earth 20 Latitude and longitude taken from Google Earth by positioning cursor over land feature GPS reading 50 In-field GPS reading, but correct datum is not assumed Collector's data 500 Generalised - usually legacy data, pre-GPS Centrepoint of geographic unit 1000 Centroid values used when no other, more accurate method has been recorded, (e.g. "Fraser Island"). Gazetteer 1000 Gazeteer values used when no other, more accurate method has been recorded,(e.g. "Bundaberg, Queensland"). Geographic location given 1000 Gazeteer values used when no other, more accurate method has been recorded, (e.g. "Blue Lake"). Point in Polygon method 10000 Centroid values used when no other, more accurate method has been recorded, (e.g. "Springbrook National Park"). Regional Approximation 10000 Centroid values used when no other, more accurate method has been recorded, (e.g. "Torres Strait"). Level 1 - excellent 20 Adopted CSIRO terminology Level 2 - good 50 Adopted CSIRO terminology Level 3 - satisfactory 100 Adopted CSIRO terminology Level 4 - poor 500 Adopted CSIRO terminology Level 5 - doubtful 1000 Adopted CSIRO terminology Geological Map (1:25 000 scale) 25 Accuracy by designation Topographic Map (1:25 000 scale) 25 Accuracy by designation Geological Map (1:50 000 scale) 50 Accuracy by designation Topographic Map (1:50 000 scale) 50 Accuracy by designation Geological Map (1:100 000 scale) 100 Accuracy by designation Topographic Map (1:100 000 scale) 100 Accuracy by designation Geological Map (1:250 000 scale) 250 Accuracy by designation Topographic Map (1:250 000 scale) 250 Accuracy by designation Geological Map (1:500 000 scale) 500 Accuracy by designation Topographic Map (1:500 000 scale) 500 Accuracy by designation Topographic Map (1:1 000 000 scale) 1000 Accuracy by designation Map Reading - accurate to 1 minute 1853 Mathematical extrapolation

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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
dwc_datasetid_added  i725722
83.93
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i725722
83.93
dwc_taxonid_added  i725722
83.93
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i725722
83.93
dwc_taxonrank_added  i725722
83.93
gbif_canonicalname_added  i725722
83.93
gbif_genericname_added  i725722
83.93
gbif_taxon_corrected  i725722
83.93
dwc_class_added  i725334
83.885
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i703504
81.361
dwc_continent_added  i698040
80.729
geopoint_datum_missing  i601559
69.571
gbif_reference_added  i569262
65.836
dwc_multimedia_added  i292674
33.848
gbif_vernacularname_added  i280593
32.451
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i267132
30.894
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i243936
28.211
geopoint_low_precision  i228403
26.415
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i218660
25.288
rev_geocode_eez  i208306
24.091
taxon_match_failed  i187853
21.725
dwc_order_replaced  i111215
12.862
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i86830
10.042
geopoint_datum_error  i69877
8.081
dwc_genus_replaced  i64100
7.413
dwc_family_replaced  i43146
4.99
dwc_order_added  i32493
3.758
dwc_basisofrecord_invalid  i10030
1.16
scientificname_added  i9897
1.145
dwc_kingdom_added  i9838
1.138
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i9813
1.135
dwc_phylum_replaced  i9684
1.12
rev_geocode_mismatch  i8784
1.016
dwc_country_replaced  i7354
0.85
rev_geocode_corrected  i3600
0.416
dwc_specificepithet_added  i3395
0.393
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i3084
0.357
rev_geocode_failure  i2723
0.315
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i2336
0.27
dwc_family_added  i1557
0.18
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i1485
0.172
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i994
0.115
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i902
0.104
dwc_genus_added  i675
0.078
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i367
0.042
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i207
0.024
geopoint_similar_coord  i136
0.016
datecollected_bounds  i128
0.015
geopoint_0_coord  i120
0.014
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i102
0.012
rev_geocode_both_sign  i45
0.005
dwc_phylum_added  i35
0.004
geopoint_bounds  i33
0.004
geopoint_pre_flip  i15
0.002
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i4
0
rev_geocode_flip  i1
0
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i1
0
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