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Last Updated

Data Included

Group Membership and Life Events*

18 Apr 2017

Data through Mar 2017

Demography backfill

23 Feb 2017

Demography note and confidence assignment backfill - complete for Linda's, Weaver's, Omo's, Viola's, and Nyayo's groups; Dotty's group in progress

Sexual Cycles**

18 Apr 2017

Cycling data through Mar 2017; sexskins & pcskins through Dec 2015 and backfilled through 1997 (except for Joy's and Nzige's 1997 data, which throw a lot of errors, and Acacia's 2012 + some data for Kelly in 2012, which throw mdate errors due to a failure of the code to deal properly with data subsequent to these females' cycgaps)

Interaction Data

21 Sep 2016

Data through Sep 2016



Data until (at most) 7 days from today

Rankdates Table

14 Jul 2016

Data Through Dec 2015 (by dates assigned to obviously-adult immigrants and males > 7yrs, 5mos and residing in nonstudy groups updated through Mar 2017)

Ranks Table

13 Jul 2016

ALM through Dec 2015; ALF/ADF through Dec 2015

Min_Maxs view

18 Apr 2017

temp and rain data from Aug 1976 through Mar 2017


18 Apr 2017

WeatherHawk meterological data through Mar 2017

Princeton babase_pending tables

18 Apr 2017

wounds and pathologies (4 tables beginning with wp_), neonatals, subgroups, intergroup_encounters, hybridity_rawmorpho, deaths, & corpse_info through Mar 2017

Duke babase_pending tables

Genetic Inventory: DNA

10 Oct 2015

Extracted DNA's/RNA's

Genetic Inventory: Tissue

thru 29 Oct 2016

All tissues at Duke, upload of Notre Dame samples in progress

Genetic Markers: msat_reactions

16 Dec 2014

Reaction info through plate 357

Genetic Markers: msat_results

16 Dec 2014

Results data through plate 357

Genetic Markers: Genotypes

21 Nov 2012 [?]

All finalized genotypes through 21 Nov 2012. 791 indivs typed at 10 or more (of 14) loci

Fecal: Prep

13 Jun 2016

Fecal samples through 29 Aug 2015

Fecal: Results

13 Jun 2016

All hormones through 11 Feb 2015

The dispersedates, consortdates, and maturedates tables are updated by both Duke and Princeton and are not necessarily updated at such regular intervals as the information above. Their addition to the status table above is pending, but needs further discussion and clarification between the database managers and the powers that be.

DatasetStatus (last edited 2012-10-09 20:58:01 by NikiLearn)

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