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Australian Tropical Herbarium
The Australian Tropical Herbarium is located in Cairns and brings together herbarium specimens from the Australian National Herbarium previously housed in Atherton, Queensland Herbarium specimens previously housed in Mareeba and the James Cook University Herbarium collection from Townsville.
The Australian Tropical Herbarium is a joint venture ... morebetween James Cook University (JCU), the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Director of National Parks (DNP), the Queensland Department of State Development, Trade and Innovation and Queensland's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
It is located in the Australian Tropical Forest Institute building at James Cook University's Cairns campus, hosting a research team to manage a scientific herbarium collection, undertake taxonomic and systematic research and provide botanical information from the collection to partners, stakeholders and clients, as well as to visiting international researchers.
The Australian Tropical Herbarium's collection comprises more than 160,000 plant specimens. less
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Evolutionary Biology not elsewhere classified
Plant Systematics and Taxonomy
Speciation and Extinction
CSIRO Data Licence
CSIRO (Australia), James Cook University (Australia), Queensland Department of Environment & Resource Management (Australia)
Zich, Frank (2011): Australian Tropical Herbarium. v1. CSIRO. Data Collection. 102.100.100/9137
This collection is a joint venture between: CSIRO, James Cook University and the Queensland Dept of Environment & Heritage. Access rights: Visitors wishing to use the Herbarium Collection, rather than the Public Reference Collections, should make prior arrangements with the Curator. Specimens are generally available on loan for scientific research ... morein the public interest through activities and procedures that will not endanger the safety and integrity of the specimens as archival objects. The safety and security of the specimens is of prime importance. For more access conditions please see the ATH website.
The metadata and files (if any) are available to the public.
Australian National Herbarium
Biological Specimen Collections
Physical collections of biological specimens
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