Small Collections Grant

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Development of the Herbarium PVB - the largest botanical collection of the Middle Volga Region

Vladimir Vasjukov

Russian Federation

Database, Digitally image, Process backlog, Ship, Conserve

Cost: $

2000

PVB

Institute of Ecology of the Volga River basin of the Russian Academy of Sciences - Branch of the Fedetal State Bugetary Institution of Sciense Samara Federal Research Scientific Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Objective:

Database creation, improvement and digitization of the Herbarium PVB

Plan:

1) Digitization of the Herbarium PVB and posting it on the website of the Togliatti branch of the Russian Botanical Society (https://sites.google.com/site/tltrbo/).
2) PVB Herbarium database creation (in Excel format) and posting it on the website of the Togliatti branch of the Russian Botanical Society (https://sites.google.com/site/tltrbo/).
3) Posting the PVB Herbarium Collection dataset in Global Biodiversity Information Facility (https://www.gbif.org/)
4) Distribution of doublet samples to the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW) and Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (LE).
5) Improving the PVB herbarium collection: purchase of paper and mounting of herbarium specimens

Timetable:

1) Digitization herbarium specimens (during the year), 1000 US dollars
2) Purchase of paper and mounting of herbarium specimens (during the year), 950 US dollars
3) Distribution of doublet samples to the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MW) and Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (LE), 50 US dollars

Referee 1:

Seregin Aleksey Petrovich

Referee 2:

Geltman Dmitry Viktorovich

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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