Specimen Event

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Specimen Events link Specimens to Collecting Events.

Event Determiner refers to the agent who asserts that the specimen has Event Type relationship to a collecting event. This person has determined or verified coordinates and error, dates, higher geography, and everything else in the “place and time stack.”

Event Date is the date on which the specimen was assigned to the place/time.

Event Type See CTSPECIMEN_EVENT_TYPE

Collecting Method is free-text describing how the specimen and the event are related. Examples:

  • gill net
  • hand seine
  • Otter Trawl
  • salvage, roadkill

Collecting Source See CTCOLLECTING_SOURCE

Verification Status See CTVERIFICATIONSTATUS

Habitat is free-text describing the habitat at the place and time of the specimen event. Examples:

  • limestone outcrops and ledges with dwarf shrub, sedge herbaceous tundra, scattered
  • under spruce bark
  • steep w-facing slopes