Vertebrate Paleontology CT scan form
Specimen
Collection Acronym/Collection Subset *
Fossil Amphibians, Reptiles, and Birds (FARB); Fossil Fish (FF); Fossil Mammals (FM); Frick: American Mammals (F:AM); Fossil Plants (FP); Paleo Teaching Collection (PTC)
AMNH Catalog Number *
If the specimen does not have a catalog number or only has a field number, consult the Director of Collections (oleary@amnh.org) for advice on naming and tracking the specimen. Please do not include prefixes in this field e.g. AMNH, FARB, FM
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AMNH Loan Invoice Number
Usually in the format 2015-12-8
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Frick or Field Number
Frick numbers look like this: AINS-25-245, BAR-125-26, CLAR-98-2. If a specimen has a Frick number, but does not have an F:AM number, you *must* submit the specimen to the Director of Collections to be cataloged *before* scanning
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Is the specimen a fossil? *
Order
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Family
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Genus *
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Species
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Element Scanned *
Please be specific.
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Storage
Building
Floor
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Door/Cabinet/Shelf Unit
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Drawer/Shelf
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Researcher
Purpose of Scanning/Research Goal *
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Researcher First Name *
Refers to the person performing the scanning
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Researcher Last Name *
Refers to the person performing the scanning
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Researcher Email Address *
Refers to the person performing the scanning
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Advisor First Name
If you are a student or post doc, this refers to your advisor's details. If you are staff, this refers to the curator you are performing the scanning for
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Advisor Last Name
If you are a student or post doc, this refers to your advisor's details. If you are staff, this refers to the curator you are performing the scanning for.
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Advisor Email Address
If you are a student or post doc, this refers to your advisor's details. If you are staff, this refers to the curator you are performing the scanning for.
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Home Institution *
Position at Home Institution *
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Curator/PI/Collaborator at AMNH First Name *
If you are a student, post-doc or staff at the AMNH, name the curator you work with. If you are an external researcher, name the AMNH curator who gave you permission to scan
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Curator/PI/Collaborator at AMNH Last Name *
If you are a student, post-doc or staff at the AMNH, name the curator you work with. If you are an external researcher, name the AMNH curator who gave you permission to scan
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Date of Scanning *
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Institution Where Scanning Was Performed *
Has the specimen been housed in an Ethafoam mount? *
Specimens from the Division of Paleontology *must* be housed in a protective mount prior to being scanned. This mount can be made in the VP Prep Lab. Please contact the Director of Collections (oleary@amnh.org) at least 2 weeks prior to your scanning date to arrange for the Ethafoam mount to be made
By clicking below, and signing your name in the following field, you agree to the following terms: *
1) I have read the procedures and policies on the generation of 3D data from AMNH Paleontology specimens at http://www.amnh.org/our-research/paleontology/loans/3d-scanning and 2) I have signed and agreed to the user terms and agreement at http://www.amnh.org/our-research/paleontology/loans/scanning-user-agreement
Please sign your name in the field below to agree to the terms above *
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Notes
Example: condition of the specimen
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