Occurrence Records - Index Fields

This table provides information on the occurrence record field types and mappings between search terms, JSON output terms (see ALA web services), download headers, readable names, descriptions, Darwin Core (DwC) terms and classes, as well as other miscellaneous attributes. Data is derived from the JSON web service: https://biocache-ws.ala.org.au/ws/index/fields. More information can be found on the wiki page.
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collection_code raw_collectionCode collection_code collectionCode Record The name, acronym, coden, or initialism identifying the collection or data set from which the record was derived. Collection Code I S string
collection_id collection_id collectionID Record An identifier for the collection or dataset from which the record was derived. I S string
collector collector collector recordedBy Occurrence A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations responsible for recording the original Occurrence. The primary collector or observer, especially one who applies a personal identifier (recordNumber), should be listed first. Collector I S string
common_name vernacularName common_name vernacularName Taxon A common or vernacular name. Vernacular name I S string
continent continent continent Location The name of the continent in which the Location occurs. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names. I S string
coordinate_precision coordinate_precision coordinatePrecision Location A decimal representation of the precision of the coordinates given in the decimalLatitude and decimalLongitude. Coordinate Precision I S string
coordinate_uncertainty coordinate_uncertainty coordinateUncertaintyInMeters Location The horizontal distance (in meters) from the given decimalLatitude and decimalLongitude describing the smallest circle containing the whole of the Location. Leave the value empty if the uncertainty is unknown, cannot be estimated, or is not applicable (because there are no coordinates). Zero is not a valid value for this term. Coordinate Uncertainty in Metres I S tdouble
country country country country Location The name of the country or major administrative unit in which the Location occurs. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names. Country - parsed I S i18n string
country_code raw_countryCode country_code countryCode Location The standard code for the country in which the Location occurs. Recommended best practice is to use ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 country codes. I S string
county county county Location The full, unabbreviated name of the next smaller administrative region than stateProvince (county, shire, department, etc.) in which the Location occurs. I S string