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University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium (ALTA-VP)

Specimen Records: 85,944
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-09-25

The Vascular Plant Herbarium is a research and teaching resource for the study of evolution, diversity, distribution and ecology of cordilleran, prairie, arctic and alpine plants. It is the largest herbarium of its kind in Alberta, and the third largest in Western Canada. Founded in 1912, the herbarium holds more than 120,000 specimens dating from 1835 to the present and is built upon the collecting activities of faculty members and students, as well as the acquisition of outstanding amateur collections. Though global in scope, the strength of the collection lies in plants of Alberta and northern Canada.

Contacts

Name University of Alberta Museums
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Emailmuseums@ualberta.ca
Name Bryan Brunet
RoleCollections Management Advisor (Natural Sciences)
Emailbbrunet@ualberta.ca
Name Jim Whittome
RoleMuseum Collections Manager
Emailwhittome@ualberta.ca
Name Dorothy Fabijan
RoleAssistant Curator
Emaildorothy.fabijan@ualberta.ca
Name Bryan Brunet
RoleCollections Management Advisor (Natural Sciences)
Emailbbrunet@ualberta.ca
Name Jim Whittome
RoleMuseum Collections Manager
Emailwhittome@ualberta.ca
Name Jocelyn Hall
RoleCurator
Emailjocelyn.hall@ualberta.ca
Name Jocelyn Hall
RoleCurator
Emailjocelyn.hall@ualberta.ca
  • Data Corrected
  • Data Use
  • Raw
This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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99.585
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98.89
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91.453
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34.879
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34.879
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34.879
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34.879
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34.879
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34.879
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34.879
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34.806
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34.37
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33.748
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32.156
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28.61
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26.904
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22.993
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15.479
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3.339
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2.414
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2.365
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1.429
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0.34
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0.312
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0.161
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0.048
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0.044
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0.037
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0.036
datecollected_bounds  i25
0.029
rev_geocode_corrected  i24
0.028
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i24
0.028
dwc_order_replaced  i16
0.019
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i8
0.009
geopoint_bounds  i1
0.001
rev_geocode_failure  i1
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