Presentation on theme: "Digitisation of primary biodiversity data in natural history collections John Tann Kolkata, June 2011 The Atlas is funded by the."— Presentation transcript:
Digitisation of primary biodiversity data in natural history collections John Tann firstname.lastname@example.org Kolkata, June 2011 The Atlas is funded by the Australian Government under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy and further supported by the Super Science Initiative of the Education Investment Fund
Australian collections Collections (z = 63)Specimens held% databased Agriculture Plant Genetic Resources197,00095% DNA Collections350,0002% Fauna Collections - Insect17,808,7109% Fauna Collections – State/Major35,653,40115% Herbaria – State/Major6,742,46065% Herbaria – University & Specialist501,31049% Microbial Collections53,50765% TOTALS61,306,38820% ABIF estimates February 2011
Field data capture Initially targeted for Citizen Science and rebuilt for researchers Web and mobile versions Open Source You define a project, including fields to collect. Records captured can be viewed through website Export records to your CMS Administration through browser
Supplementary projects Specify 6 Open source Collection Management System Morphbank Image repository for biological science GEOLocate Georeferencing software and services
The Atlas is funded by the Australian Government under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy and the Education Investment Fund The Atlas of Living Australia Participants Council of Heads of Australian Collections of Microorganisms
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