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1 Digitisation of primary biodiversity data in natural history collections John Tann 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

2 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

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5 Carl Bento, Australian Museum Jason Armstrong, Australian Museum Australian Museum Stuart Humphreys, Australian Museum Museum specimens Brooke Carson-Ewart, Australian Museum

6 Imaging Imaging for diagnostics Imaging for access Imaging for preservation Geoff Thompson, Queensland Museum RBG Sydney

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18 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

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20 Supplementary projects Specify 6 Open source Collection Management System Morphbank Image repository for biological science GEOLocate Georeferencing software and services

21 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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