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Research Spotlight

The goals of the monthly iDigBio Research Spotlight are to highlight:

1) the use of iDigBio data in research projects,
2) the importance of vouchered specimen collections and their data for research,
3) different ways that collections data can be used in research projects, and/or
4) positive outcomes, such as policy changes or conservation actions, as a result of research using vouchered specimen data.

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Research Spotlight: Using Museum Specimens to Refine Models of Species Distribution

Wed, 2016-01-13 12:47 -- maphillips

Using museum specimens to refine models of species distribution

-- Contributed by Charlotte Germain-Aubrey

Using distribution models are crucial for estimating levels of biodiversity at the landscape level. Museum specimens are a significant source of information for these models as they witness current but also past habitats...read more here.

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