Weathering codes

Creator(s): Thomas H. McGovern; Anne Jensen

Year: 2013


This covers weathering codes for faunal material, including old NABO numeric codes.

Cite this Record

Weathering codes. Thomas H. McGovern, Anne Jensen. 2013 ( tDAR id: 390973) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8CV4JKP

Ontology: Fauna Weathering Ontology

Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Weathering

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
1 Light weathering; discoloration, but surface unpitted
2 Medium weathering; compact surface pitted and lightly eroded
3 Heavy weathering; major destruction of compact surface, cancellous bone extensively exposed.
9 Fresh bone; little or no discoloration
Special Coding Rules: These entries are not in the coding-sheet, but represent edge-cases in Data Integration that may benefit from custom mappings

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