e-Research in Palaeoecology

Australasian Pollen and Spore Atlas

Palaeoworks people involved in the project

Simon Haberle & PalaeoWorks members

Project summary

This research will enable online accessibility to the largest collection of pollen and spores information in the Australasian region that is currently located at the Australian National University. 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 archaeology, biology, geology, and airborne allergy specialists. APSA can be viewed here.

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