Paleo Core

Paleo Core Standard

Paleo Core maintains a set of standard terms that allow research teams to freely exchange information. Paleo Core terms are drawn from the standards, ontologies and vocabularies listed below. The set of Paleo Core terms itself is currently undergoing revision and will be posted soon.

Dublin Core

A metadata initiative for publications and online resources.

namespace abbreviation: dcmi
uri: http://dublincore.org/2012/06/14/dcterms.rdf
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website: http://dublincore.org

Darwin Core

A metadata initiative for biodiversity.

namespace abreviation: dwc
uri: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
website: http://rs.tdwg.org
Darwin Core Extensions
Darwin Core QA wiki
Darwin Core Webinars

Biological Collections Ontology

An biodiversity and collections ontology based on Darwin Core metadata terms.

namespace abbreviation: bco
uri: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/bco.owl
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Friend of a Friend Ontology

An ontology for people, organizations and social networks.

namespace abbreviation: foaf
uri: http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/
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Paleo Core

A Metadata initiative for paleoanthropology.

namespace abbreviation: pc

The listing and documentation for Paleo Core terms is being revised and coordinated with the efforts of the TDWG Paleo interest group. Feel free to follow or contribute to the group's progress on github.

Uberon Ontology

An anatomical ontology that represents body parts, organs and tissues in a variety of animal species, with a focus on vertebrates.

namespace abbreviation: uberon
uri: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/uberon.owl
webpage: http://uberon.github.io/