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The Biodiversity Informatics Landscape: Elements, Connections and Opportunities. Article metadata Introduction Methodology Results Discussion Next steps Annex 1.

The Biodiversity Informatics Landscape: Elements, Connections and Opportunities

Element expanded names Annex 2. Spring Flowers - Biodiversity Ireland. Interface de consultation. GlobalTreeSearch. An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie. Native Plants. DNA Banks and Genetic Resources Repositories in the United States. iDigBio is actively compiling a list of DNA banking facilities and genetic resources repositories in the United States that maintain collections of nucleic acid extracts (DNA or RNA) or preserved tissues suitable for genetic and genomic studies of biodiversity.

DNA Banks and Genetic Resources Repositories in the United States

The following resources (listed alphabetically by institution) represent collections currently known by or reported to iDigBio. Plants of the World Online. Explore highlights. OPenn: Read Me. Welcome to OPenn!

OPenn: Read Me

This website contains complete sets of high-resolution archival images of manuscripts from the collection of the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and other institutions, along with machine-readable TEI P5 descriptions and technical metadata. All materials on this site are in the public domain or released under Creative Commons licenses as Free Cultural Works. Please see specific collections and documents for applicable license terms. Licenses and use All manuscript images and metadata descriptions provided here are released under Creative Commons licenses. The CC Public Domain mark — (“CC-zero”), the Public Domain dedication for copyrighted works — the Creative Commons Attribution license — the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license — You are free to download and use the images and metadata on this website under the license assigned to each document.

Ifla2016 091 rosesandler. IPA: Indiana Plant Atlas. Connecting Students to Citizen Science and Curated Collections. World Flora Online. The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is one of four prominent international botanical organizations leading the effort to forge the WFO, along with the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Royal Botanic Gardens-Kew, and the Royal Botanic Gardens-Edinburgh.

World Flora Online

An additional 30 research institutions from many of the world's most biologically diverse countries, including Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, and Thailand, have also committed to contributing content as primary partners. Thanks to generous funding from Google and the Alfred P. World Flora Online - Home Page. WTU Herbarium Image Collection - Burke Museum. African Plants - A Photo Guide. Listing the World's Algae. Australia’s Virtual Herbarium. Rupert Barneby Catalog. The Barneby Catalogue The Barneby Legume Catalogue holds data from the subset of the legume collection that includes specimens of the 33 genera (see List on this page) that were monographed by the late, world-renowned taxonomist Rupert C.

Rupert Barneby Catalog

Barneby (1911-2000) and his collaborators, Howard S. Irwin and James W. Biodiversity Collections Network (BCoN) Over the past six months, the Advisory Council for the Network Integrated Biocollections Alliance Research Coordination Network has been talking with members of the biodiversity collections community to obtain feedback that will help guide its work.

Biodiversity Collections Network (BCoN)

As a result of this conversation, we have learned that our name, NIBA RCN, was not clearly communicating the purpose of the project. In short, it was creating the impression that a NIBA has already been established. In reality, the RCN is focused on gathering the information and supporting the development of the communities necessary to inform and sustain the development of a Networked Integrated Biocollections Alliance. Thus, at a recent meeting of the Advisory Council, it was decided that a name change was in order. The Advisory Council endeavored to come up with a new name that is more reflective of our goals and objectives. California Seaweed eFlora. Understanding the consequences of global climate change and anthropogenic alteration of the marine environment The California coastal environment has suffered from the consequences of rapid population growth: alteration or degradation as the result of development, pollution, overfishing, oil drilling, mariculture and global marine transportation.

California Seaweed eFlora

Habitats for seaweeds, especially in southern California, are vastly different than they were 100 years ago. We know that biological consequences of global climate changes in the Pacific marine environment will be broad-reaching. Species ranges will expand or contract, depending on physiological tolerances and capacities to adapt to new conditions. Shifts in geographic ranges have proceeded more rapidly in marine vs. terrestrial systems, with a high potential for community-level changes. Global Compositae Checklist. Discover Life. Epigenomics of Plants International Consortium. The new Eurisco: European Ex Situ Plant Collections. EURISCO is a search catalogue providing information about ex situ plant collections maintained in Europe.

The new Eurisco: European Ex Situ Plant Collections

It is based on a European network of ex situ National Inventories (NIs). Currently, EURISCO comprises passport data about 1.1 million samples, representing 5,929 genera and 39,630 species from 43 countries.Between 2003 and 2014, EURISCO was hosted and maintained by Bioversity International, Rome, Italy. Famine Foods Website. By Robert L.

Famine Foods Website

Freedman Orinda, California U.S.A. My interest in the study of famine food-plants began in 1966 when I was an undergraduate student in the anthropology department of the University of Arizona. In my last semester, I wrote a term paper on Native American food preparation techniques, for Professor Bernard Fontana's class, "History of the Indians of North America. " This research became the catalyst for an interest in the socio-anthropological aspects of human food habits, which lasted for the next fifteen years. After exhaustively searching the ethnographic literature in the University of Arizona's anthropology and main libraries, I had 103 typewritten pages of food preparation information representing several dozen Native American and Native Canadian tribes. There is no documentation indicating when famine plants were first used. FloraGator. Flower-Visiting Insects. Return to Illinois Wildflowers Click on links at right for specific insect visitors of plant species: Database Description.

Flower-Visiting Insects

THE INTERNATIONAL FOSSIL PLANT NAMES INDEX (IFPNI) Global registry of scientific names of fossil organisms covered by the International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants (formerly International Code of Botanical Nomenclature) and International Code of Zoological Nomenclature Algae Cyanobacteria and allied prokaryotic forms Fungi Plants Problematica Protists related to algal phyla (‘ambiregnal organisms’) IFPNI provides an authoritative online, open-access, community-generated registry of fossil plant nomenclature as a service to the global scientific community.

Dynamic data base documents all nomenclatural novelties (new scientific names of extinct organisms) and associated data, including registration of the scientific publications containing nomenclatural acts and authors generated taxonomic literature in palaeobotany and palaeontology in general, and allied disciplines. IFPNI coverage. GBIF. This year, the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) established three task groups to help improving the data mobilized through GBIF.org.

One group has been devoted to give recommendations on the data required to produce species distribution modelling, a second group has been working on strategies to accelerate the discovery of bio-collections data, while the third group has been working in suggestions to improve the quality and quantity of agrobiodiversity related data available through the portal. Density map of Magnoliophyta georeferenced data available through GBIF.org (queried on October 13th, 2015)

Index Fungorum. Indiana Plant Atlas. Online Digital Database on Flora of Karnataka, India. Sankara K. Rao Herbarium JCB, Center for Ecological Sciences Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore 560012, Karnataka, IndiaE-mail: bharadwaj@ces.iisc.ernet.in Introduction. Xmalesia: Indonesia’s Digital Herbarium.

The Xmalesia digital herbarium currently has a collection of 2,000 plant samples and 800 DNA barcodes. Science and Development Network | September 17, 2015 | Editorials AsianScientist (Sep. 17, 2015) - By Dyna Rochmyaningsih - Indonesia is now working on a massive inventory of its plant biodiversity to create a ‘digital herbarium.’ IPNI - International Plant Names Index. IsoBank. Integrated Taxonomic Information System.

Jepson eFlora. The Jepson eFlora is the foremost authority on the native and naturalized plants of California. For plants occurring in wildlands or otherwise outside of cultivation, the Jepson eFlora contains taxonomic treatments, distribution maps, illustrations, photographs, and identification keys. Sept. 21, 2014: Geographic Subdivisions Map updated to reflect Klamath Ranges geology.

Dec. 19, 2014: Revision 2 is posted online. Summary of Revision 2, including link to a supplement for TJM2. Illustrations from TJM2 now available online. Kew World Plant Checklist. Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria. The Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria (CNALH) was created to serve as a gateway to distributed data resources of interest to the taxonomic and environmental research community in North America. Lichen Names. Life History Traits, NW European Flora: Leda. Consortium of Midwest Herbaria. Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation Online Herbarium. Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas. Morphbank. Digital Morphology. Checklist of the Mosses. Mosses are the second most speciose group of plants, after the enormously richer angiosperms. A Checklist of Mosses lists 12,800 recognized species in 901 genera, including 42 synonymous genera with species that have not been transferred to the accepted genus. Each listed species is qualified using a four-level ranking system that indicates our level of knowledge about the species.

Early Land Plants Today. Mushroom Observer. MycoBank. NHM Data Portal. iPhylo: Linking data from the NHM portal with content in BHL. North American Vascular Flora. Plankton Portal. The Plant List. Plant Lives. COMPADRE - Plant Matrix Database. Atlas of Living Scotland. Seaweed Collections Online. Plants and animals of Singapore. A new online database has been launched compiling research on how Singapore's flora and fauna interact with each other. Called Animals and Plants of Singapore, it is managed by Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum and went live on the museum's website this month. Users can click on an animal and find links to information on the plants or animals it feeds on - though work on the site is ongoing and not all species have links in place yet.

Smithsonian National Ethnobotanical Herbarium Online. Species 2000 - Welcome to Species 2000 website. Vital Signs: Africa. Inside Wood. World Flora Online.