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This extension is used to describe data from the USGS National Paleontological Database.

Paleo Extension Information

Additional Information:

The following link is original documentation that describes the fields in the extension in more detail

gov.sciencebase.catalog.item.facet.paleo  However, this link describes using the Expando extension which should not be used. Use the Paleo extension instead, described here.

Example JSON

{
	"facets": [{
		"samplingInformation": {
			"depthHeight": "six",
			"eAndRShipment": "e",
			"elevation": "4000ft",
			"fieldLocalityNumber": "f-34",
			"locationalAccuracy": "100",
			"otherLocationInformation": "none",
			"plss": {
				"range": "everywhere",
				"township": "none"
			},
			"projectName": "The best project"
		},
		"semStub": "SEM Stub 2",
		"citation": "Citation",
		"sampleInformation": {
			"fieldSampleNumber": "f-34",
			"numberOfBulkVials": 1,
			"otherSampleNumbers": ["f-33", "2"],
			"sampleAbundance": "many",
			"samplePreservation": "very",
			"sampleType": "s type",
			"wasSampled": true
		},
		"fossil": "fossilium",
		"geology": {
			"formation": "subsub mantle",
			"group": "group 1-4xb",
			"informalUnit": "i",
			"member": "data member 3",
			"periodEpochRange": {
				"from": {
					"modifier": "333",
					"periodEpoch": "dinosaurs were there"
				},
				"to": {
					"modifier": "m",
					"periodEpoch": "p"
				},
				"zone": "z-3"
			}
		},
		"slideInformation": {
			"numberOfSlides": 1,
			"slideBoxNumber": "this is a string...",
			"slideBoxPosition": "up",
			"slideMade": true
		},
		"sampleExamination": {
			"lithologicRemarks": "unremarkable",
			"localityRemarks": "local epoch",
			"paleontologicalRemarks": "none",
			"wasExamined": true
		},
		"metadataTransformationNote": "Meta",
		"className": "gov.sciencebase.catalog.item.facet.PaleoFacet"
	}]
}

The above example could be used in a RESTful PUT call to Sciencebase.

Properties

PaleoFacet

PropertyTypeDescription
fossilString 
semStubString 
citationString 
metadataTransformationNote
string 
geologyPaleoGeologyArray
sampleExamination
PaleoSampleExamination
Array
sampleInformation
PaleoSampleInformation
Array
samplingInformation
PaleoSamplingInformation
Array
slideInformation
PaleoSlideInformation
Array

 

PaleoGeology

PropertyTypeDescription
groupString 
formationString 
memberString 
informalUnitString 
periodEpockRange
PaleoPeriodEpochRange
Array
PaleoPeriodEpochRange
PropertyTypeDescription
zoneString 
fromPaleoEpochArray
toPaleoEpochArray
   

PaleoEpoch

PropertyTypeDescription
modifierString 
periodEpochString 

 

PaleoSampleExamination
PropertyTypeDescription
wasExaminedBoolean 
localityRemarksString 
paleontologicalRemarksString 
lithologicRemarksString 

 

PaleoSampleInformation
PropertyTypeDescription
numberOfBulkVials
Integer 
fieldSampleNumber
String 
otherSampleNumbers
List<String>Array of Strings
sampleType
String 
sampleAbundance
String 
samplePreservation
String 
wasSampled
Boolean 
 
PaleoSamplingInformation
PropertyTypeDescription
fieldLocalityNumber
String 
elevationString 
depthHeightString 
otherLocationInformationString 
locationalAccuracyString 
projectNameString 
eAndRShipmentString 
plssPaleoPlssArray

 

PaleoPlss

PropertyTypeDescription
townshipString 
rangeString 

 

PaleoSlideInformation
PropertyTypeDescription
numberOfSlides
Integer 
slideBoxNumber
String 
slideBoxPosition
String 
slideMade
Boolean 

 

All values can be NULL at any time.

 

 

 

 

 

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