New developments in museum-based informatics and applications in biodiversity analysis.

  title={New developments in museum-based informatics and applications in biodiversity analysis.},
  author={C. Graham and S. Ferrier and Falk Huettman and C. Moritz and A. Peterson},
  journal={Trends in ecology & evolution},
  volume={19 9},
  • C. Graham, S. Ferrier, +2 authors A. Peterson
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Trends in ecology & evolution
  • Information from natural history collections (NHCs) about the diversity, taxonomy and historical distributions of species worldwide is becoming increasingly available over the Internet. In light of this relatively new and rapidly increasing resource, we critically review its utility and limitations for addressing a diverse array of applications. When integrated with spatial environmental data, NHC data can be used to study a broad range of topics, from aspects of ecological and evolutionary… CONTINUE READING

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