This will be a searchable database that is accessible over the web and suitable for professional as well as the technical novice involved in pollen and spore identification. Novel approaches to the federation of other smaller existing pollen and spores databases will result in The Australasian Pollen and Spores Atlas. The Atlas will be a flexible and powerful knowledge management tool applicable to research development by a wide range of users including those within the fields of archaeology, biology, geology, and airborne allergens.
In Tasmania we are recording the phenology of species at multiple locations and making pollen reference slides for each species. The location of project sites are:
|External Collaborators / Partners||John Dodson (Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation), Ben Evans (ANU), Simon Haberle (ANU), Geoffrey Hope (ANU), Stuart Hungerford (ANU), Peter Kershaw (ANU), Marjan Kljakovic (ANU)|
|Funding Source||ARC LIEF Grant|
Authorised by the Head of School, Plant Science
19 April, 2012