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This interdisciplinary workshop seeks to bring together representatives of professional scientific societies, museums, botanical gardens, and other research institutions for the purpose of producing a decadal vision for taxonomy and natural history collections. Participation is by invitation only.

NSF Workshop Final Report

Report to the U. S. National Science Foundation on a "Workshop to Produce a Decadal Vision for Taxonomy and Natural History Collections."

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LINNE Brochure

LINNE will be a virtual taxonomic research tool linking biological collections, research facilities, experts and instruments for efficient species discovery, description, and classification. LINNE will make information on biological diversity easily accessible and transform the science of taxonomy. LINNE will become a vital resource for researchers, educators, and decision-makers who depend on knowledge of the world's species.

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LINNE In the News

Expanding Access to Natural History Collections by Robert E. Gropp.
-- BioScience Magazine, May 2004. American Institute of Biological Sciences.

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Dr. Larry M. Page
Adjunct Curator of Fishes
Florida Museum of Natural History
PO Box 117800
Museum Road & Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611
Voice & Fax: 352-337-6649
Email: lpage1@ufl.edu
Griffin Sheehy
Laboratory Technician
Florida Museum of Natural History
PO box 117800
Museum Road & Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: 352-392-1721 Ext. 483
Email: gsheehy@flmnh.ufl.edu

Butterfly photo by Jeff Gage. All other photos by Tammy Johnson.