Term Name: dwcore:BasisOfRecord
Label: Basis of Record
Term IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/BasisOfRecord
Term version IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/version/BasisOfRecord-2007-04-17
Modified: 2009-04-24
Definition: A descriptive term indicating whether the record represents an object or observation. Examples: PreservedSpecimen- A physical object representing one or more organisms, part of organism, or artifact of an organism. synonyms: voucher, collection, lot. FossilSpecimen- A physical object representing one or more fossil organisms, part of fossil organism, or artifact of a fossil organism. LivingSpecimen- An organism removed from its natural occurrence and now living in captivity or cultivation. HumanObservation- A report by a known observer that an organism was present at the place and time. MachineObservation- A report by a monitoring device that an organism was present at the place and time. StillImage- An photograph, drawing, painting. MovingImage- A sequence of still images taken at regular intervals and intended to be played back as a moving image; may include sound. SoundRecording- An audio recording. OtherSpecimen- Any type of specimen not covered by any of the categories above.
Type: Property
Note: This term is no longer recommended for use.
Replaces: http://digir.net/schema/conceptual/darwin/2003/1.0/BasisOfRecord
Is replaced by: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/basisOfRecord

Metadata about this term are available in the following formats/serializations:

Description IRI
HTML file (this document) http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/BasisOfRecord.htm
RDF/Turtle http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/BasisOfRecord.ttl
RDF/XML http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/BasisOfRecord.rdf
JSON-LD http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/BasisOfRecord.json

For complete information about the set of terms that includes this one, see http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/