Small Collections Grant

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Digitaly herbarium images

Fernando Cano

Argentina.

Digitally image

Cost: $

2000

BAJ

Botanic Garden of the City "Carlos Thays". Argentina. Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires.

Objective:

Digitize the images of the herbarium specimens of the Botanical Garden "Carlos Thays" (BAJ)

Plan:

With the dedication of a person at the rate of 10 hours per week the objective is met in 15 months

Timetable:

600 images per month. In 15 months, all specimens (4500) are completed with 2 images per specimen.

Referee 1:

Patricia Diana Reinoso

Referee 2:

Bartoli Adriana

Scoring Rubric

Your name:

Collection Improvement/Maintenance

 

1.  Contribution to the generation of digital herbarium data (digitization: data entry, setting up database structure, purchasing equipment).

2.  Contribution to enhancing our understanding of the flora by making new herbarium specimens available (processing of backlog).

3.  Contribution to enhancing our understanding of the flora by making new herbarium specimens available (shipping endangered collection to another herbarium).

4. Contribution towards improving conservation status of specimens in herbarium (better folders, protecting covers, mounting paper, labeling, etc.).

This proposal scores:

/60

IAPT community building

 

5.  Herbarium's potential for success.

6.  Perceived need, extent to which the project will benefit from IAPT funding.
7. Sharing specimens with other herbaria.

This proposal scores:

/20

Broader Impacts

8. The project will yield durable benefits (specimens, digitized metadata, databases, websites).

9. The proposed project involves outreach/mentoring and broad dissemination.

This proposal scores:

/20

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