CMLR Online Herbarium

Nic McCaffrey (2015): CMLR Online Herbarium. The University of Queensland Centre For Mined Land Rehabilitation. Collection.


 
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Project name CMLR Online Herbarium
Project description
The Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation (CMLR) conducts multi-disciplinary research to inform a wide range of mine rehabilitation and environmental management decisions. Plant identifications by CMLR staff and students are a fundamental step in assessing the effects of mining and success in rehabilitation of disturbed land. Environmental monitoring often involves extensive plant identifications, especially in the initial years at new sites. Additionally, a number of locations where we work have limited plant identification resources available. This particularly applies to central Queensland for which there is no comprehensive flora—in contrast to south-east Queensland and NSW.

The aim of the CMLR Herbarium is to assist with plant identifications by providing query-based filtering of specimens and dynamic high-resolution images to complement traditional forms of identification such as flora books and keys. The collections cover flora found at mine site locations primarily in Queensland but with some collections covering NSW and Northern Territory. Whilst the collection will remain small, it does provide advanced features and capabilities compatible with Australian and global herbarium online initiatives. It is also publicly available for others working on mine sites or others interested in plant identifications.
Contact name Nic McCaffrey
Contact email n.mccaffrey@uq.edu.au
Creator name Nic McCaffrey
Creator(s) role Manager
Dataset name CMLR Online Herbarium
Dataset description
The data collection contains 1000+ specimen data records, high-resolution images of the mounted specimens and their locations where they were collected.
Access conditions Open Access
Licencing and terms of access Creative Commons Attribution share alike

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ANZSRC Field of Research (FoR) Code 050207 Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)
050203 Environmental Education and Extension
060208 Terrestrial Ecology
Type of data Data
Images
Data Volume 1000+ images and occurence records
Language eng
Keyword Herbarium
Botany
Mine rehabilitation
Virtual herbarium
Queensland
Flora
Geographic co-ordinates

140.009766,-17.811456 141.240234,-16.130262 141.943359,-12.039321 143.876953,-13.581921 148.623047,-20.632784 153.896484,-25.958045 152.841797,-32.546813 150.556641,-34.741612 145.634766,-34.307144 144.931641,-28.613459 143.173828,-24.686952 140.185547,-22.593726 140.009766,-17.811456

Collection type Collection
Publisher The University of Queensland Centre For Mined Land Rehabilitation
Publication Year 2015
Copyright notice 2015, The University of Queensland

 
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Created: Wed, 30 Sep 2015, 08:57:48 EST by Nic Mccaffrey