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Last Updated

Data Included

Group Membership and Life Events*

30 Apr 2021

Data through Mar 2021

Demography backfill

30 Apr 2021

Demography note and confidence assignment backfill - complete for Linda's, Weaver's, Omo's, Viola's, Nyayo's, Proton's, and Dotty's groups (though some ranks may require adjusting); Hook's group backfill for 1990-1994 complete.

Sexual Cycles**

30 Apr 2021

Cycling data through Mar 2021 (data for the TZ loss and prior requires some correction once cycgaps issues are fixed); sexskins & pcskins through Dec 2016 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

Apr 2021

Data through Mar 2021


2x/ every week

Data until ~(at most) 7 days previous to today

Rankdates Table


Data Through Dec 2019 (by dates assigned to obviously-adult immigrants and males > 7yrs, 5mos and residing in nonstudy groups updated through same quarter as demography and repro tables)

Ranks Table

Jul 2021

ALM/ADM through Dec 2020; ALF/ADF through Dec 2020

Min_Maxs view

30 Apr 2021

temp and rain data from Aug 1976 through Mar 2021


30 Apr 2021

WeatherHawk meterological data through Mar 2021

Wounds and Pathologies

30 Apr 2021

tables and views beginning with wp_ through Mar 2021

Princeton babase_pending tables

30 Apr 2021

neonatals, subgroups, intergroup_encounters, hybridity_rawmorpho, deaths, & corpse_info through Mar 2021

Duke babase_pending tables

Apr 2021

Predation_By, Predation_On, Human_Disturb through Mar 2021

Genetic Inventory

Updated constantly, as needed

Tissues that are or ever have been at Duke and Notre Dame, Extracted DNA's/RNA's

Genetic Markers: msat_reactions

Apr 2018

Reaction info through plate 415

Genetic Markers: msat_results

Apr 2018

Results data through plate 415

Genetic Markers: Genotypes

Dec 2018

All finalized microsatellite genotypes through end of year 2018

Fecal: Prep

Feb 2021

Fecal samples through 05 Jul 2018

Fecal: Results

Feb 2021

All hormones analyzed through Feb 2021

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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