In order to facilitate use of the Chaco Research Archive, the following pages provide further information on the database structure, terms, and citation guidelines.

Database User Guide

Provides a complete list of all tables, fields and table relationships in the database along with descriptions and/or definitions.


Provides definitions of key terms and tables used on this web site.  The Glossary defines how CRA has used particular terms in the construction and implementation of the database.

Citing CRA Sources

Guidelines for citing CRA sources including accession PDF files and database search results.

Database Structure

Schematic diagram of the database structure.  This diagram shows what tables are linked and how they are linked.  This can help construct a more useful query.