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Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium

Latest version published by Canadian Museum of Nature on Sep 14, 2018 Canadian Museum of Nature

Records from the Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium (The National Herbarium of Canada), including algae (CANA), bryophytes (CANM), lichens (CANL) and vascular plants (CAN). NOTE that geographical co-ordinates in the records are in some cases transcribed from specimen labels, whereas in others they have been derived by CMN staff from secondary sources (georeferencing). No GBIF field is available to differentiate records of each type. If you require this information, please contact CMN staff.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 276,651 records. 1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    276651
  • Multimedia 
    89836

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 276,651 records in English (48 MB) - Update frequency: irregular
Metadata as an EML file download in English (18 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (13 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Doubt J (2018): Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium. v1.45. Canadian Museum of Nature. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.nature.ca/resource?r=cmn_herbarium&v=1.45

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Canadian Museum of Nature. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 1e61b812-b2ec-43d0-bdbb-8534a761f74c.  Canadian Museum of Nature publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Canada Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Argus; Brodo; Ireland; Macoun; Porsild

External data

The resource data is also available in other formats

Botany Collections: The National Herbarium of Canadahttps://nature.ca/en/research-collections/collections/plants-algae UTF-8 HTML
National Phycology Collection of Canada Databasehttp://www.nature-cana.ca/databases/index.php UTF-8 HTML
The Centre for Arctic Knowledge and Explorationhttps://nature.ca/en/research-collections/research-projects/centre-arctic-knowledge-exploration UTF-8 HTML
The Beaty Centre for Species Discoveryhttps://nature.ca/en/research-collections/research-projects/centre-species-discovery-change UTF-8 HTML
Canadian Arctic Flora - Biodiversity and Changehttps://nature.ca/en/research-collections/research-projects/canadian-arctic-flora-biodiversity-change UTF-8 HTML
Arctic Flora of Canada and Alaskahttp://arcticplants.myspecies.info/ UTF-8 HTML

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Jennifer Doubt
Curator, Botany
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA 1-613-364-4076
https://nature.ca/en/research-collections/science-experts/jennifer-doubt

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jennifer Doubt
Curator, Botany
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA 1-613-364-4076
https://nature.ca/en/research-collections/science-experts/jennifer-doubt
Paul Hamilton
Senior Research Assistant - Phycology
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA 1-613-566-4213
https://nature.ca/en/research-collections/science-experts/paul-b-hamilton
Christopher Deduke
Assistant Collections Manager
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA

Who filled in the metadata:

David Shorthouse
Assistant Collections Information Manager
Canadian Museum of Nature CA

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Jennifer Doubt
Curator, Botany
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA 1-613-364-4076
https://nature.ca/en/research-collections/science-experts/jennifer-doubt
Processor
Lyndsey Sharp
Collection Technician
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA 1-613-364-4081
Point Of Contact
Paul Hamilton
Senior Research Assistant - Phycology
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA 1-613-566-4213
https://nature.ca/en/research-collections/science-experts/paul-b-hamilton
Point Of Contact
Christopher Deduke
Assistant Collections Manager
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA
Point Of Contact
Cassandra Robillard
Technical Assistant (Digitization)
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA
Point Of Contact
Lisa Gualtieri
Technical Assistant (Digitizaton)
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa Ontario CA

Geographic Coverage

The National Herbarium of Canada is a global collection of plant and lichen specimens with particular reference to Canada. It includes the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of Canadian Arctic plants.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 1776 to current

Project Data

The Arctic Flora of Canada and Alaska project aims to produce a new flora for all vascular plants in the Arctic ecozone in Canada and northern Alaska.

Title Arctic Flora of Canada and Alaska
Study Area Description The Flora region includes the north slope of Alaska, arctic northern Yukon, about one third of the Northwest Territories, most of Nunavut, extreme northeastern Manitoba, northern Quebec, and a small portion of northern Newfoundland and Labrador. Within Hudson Bay, the Sleeper Islands, Belcher Islands, Ottawa Islands, Hopewell Islands and the northern Nastapoka Islands — all part of Nunavut — are part of the Flora region.
Design Description The results of this research increase our knowledge of the diversity and distribution of Canadian Arctic vascular plants, which is fundamental to understanding the impact of environmental changes. The goals of this research are to produce a new web-based flora of Canadian Arctic vascular plants, develop a collection database of all northern Canadian plant collections, produce DNA barcodes for all Canadian Arctic vascular plants, resolve taxonomic problems in the Arctic flora, and analyze patterns of species and genetic diversity across the Canadian Arctic. This work provides baseline data for conservation, ecological monitoring and predictive modeling studies.

The personnel involved in the project:

Point Of Contact
Lynn Gillespie
Point Of Contact
Jeff Saarela
Point Of Contact
Paul Sokoloff

Collection Data

Collection Name Algae
Collection Identifier CANA
Parent Collection Identifier National Herbarium of Canada
Collection Name Bryophytes
Collection Identifier CANM
Parent Collection Identifier National Herbarium of Canada
Collection Name Lichens
Collection Identifier CANL
Parent Collection Identifier National Herbarium of Canada
Collection Name Vascular Plants
Collection Identifier CAN
Parent Collection Identifier National Herbarium of Canada
Specimen preservation methods Dried,  Alcohol,  Formalin,  Microscopic preparation

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 1e61b812-b2ec-43d0-bdbb-8534a761f74c
830da118-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a
http://ipt.nature.ca/resource?r=cmn_herbarium