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Monday, July 23rd

Monday, July 23rd, 1:30 pm to 5:15 pm · 105/Mayo Civic Center
Session 12: Contributed Papers: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium Digitization
Presiding: Cynthia Skema, Morris Arboretum Of The University Of Pennsylvania; Jitin Rahul, IIT (ISM), Dhanbad
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12001July 23rd 1:30 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterUsing Data From Index Herbariorum to Assess Threats to the World’s Herbaria
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Oral PaperThiers, Barbara; Rivas, Roslyn; Kiernan, Elizabeth.Herbaria
threats
Index Herbariorum
12002July 23rd 1:45 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterThe MAM project at Rutgers University - Digitization of the Mid-Atlantic Flora to investigate urban floristic changes
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Oral PaperKing, Megan; Aronson, Myla; Irelan, Sean; Struwe, Lena.Herbaria
digitization
urban flora
suburbia
floristics
Climate change
land use change
undergraduate education
education
history
12003July 23rd 2:00 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterWeDigFLPlants—Innovative, place-based citizen science engagement to build the most complete historical baseline possible for Florida’s plants
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Oral PaperMast, Austin; Riccardi, Greg; Bruhn, Robert; Ellwood, Elizabeth; Goodwin, Jillian.herbarium
digitization
citizen science
Biospex.org
NotesfromNature.org
WeDigBio
iDigBio
education
Outreach
12004July 23rd 2:15 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterFineFocus: A tool for the objective evaluation of focus quality in herbarium specimen imaging
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Oral PaperSkema, Cynthia; Barber, Anne; Mancini, Michelle; Block, Timothy.herbarium specimen imaging
herbarium digitization
focus quality
digitization workflow
12005July 23rd 2:30 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterCuration and DNA barcoding of the orchid collection at the Atlanta Botanical Garden
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Oral PaperEserman, Lauren; Brinkman, Becky; Whitehurst, Lauren; Determann, Ron; Burgess, Kevin; Coffey, Emily.Orchidaceae
curation
DNA barcoding
12006July 23rd 2:45 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterBuilding the DNA barcode library for the flora of Canada using herbarium specimens
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Oral PaperBraukmann, Thomas; Kuzmina, Maria; Steinke, Dirk; Zakharov, Evgeny; Hebert, Paul.DNA barcoding
Herbaria
taxonomic resolution
rbcL
matK
ITS
July 23rd 3:00 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterBreak
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12008July 23rd 3:45 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterPhenological Advancement in Triodanis perfoliata (Campanulaceae) across North America
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Oral PaperBerg, Colette; Weber, Jenn.phenology
Herbaria
Climate change
Campanulaceae
North America
12010July 23rd 4:15 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterAssessment of Biodiversity and Identification of Least Concern (LC) Plant Species
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Oral PaperRahul, Jitin.biodiversity
Plant Communities
12011July 23rd 4:30 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterVideos as Outreach Tools to Build Community in Natural History Collections Research: Examples from Howard University
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Oral PaperDurand, Amber; Burke, Janelle; Skema, Cynthia.herbarium
digitization
12012July 23rd 4:45 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterExpanding Research Opportunities for Hispanic Students through DNA Barcoding of Three Agriculturally Important Plant Families in Puerto Rico
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Oral PaperVan Ee , Benjamin; Siritunga, Dimuth.DNA barcoding
undergraduate education
12013July 23rd 5:00 pm105/Mayo Civic CenterProgress on using herbarium specimens for tree species distribution mapping in Ontario, Canada
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Oral PaperMetsger, Deborah; Dickinson, Timothy A; Seed, Evan; Dickinson, Adam.Ontario
Species Distribution Modelling
herbarium specimens
Flora
Monday, July 23rd, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Grand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium Digitization
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PBI001July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterBig Data Revolution in Plant Science: Affordable Remote Sensing using Raspberry Pi’s
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationGrindstaff , Brandin Alexander,Gage; Mabry, Makenzie; Pires, Joseph Chris.Raspberry Pi
Remote Sensing
Phenotyping
PBI002July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterFlowering and synchronicity utilizing herbarium specimens
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationMessick, Jenna; Hoagland, Bruce.herbarium
phenology
Spatial analysis
PBI003July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterHerbs vs trees – species richness and sample completeness in a tropical African forest
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationGarrett, Stephen; Ahrends, Antje; Harris, David.species inventories
herbarium specimens
collecting bias
habit groups
collecting completeness
species richness
rarefaction
extrapolation
species accumulation curves
asymptotic species diversity
Chao 1
PBI004July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterCuration, research, and outreach at Virginia Tech's Massey Herbarium
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationMetzgar, Jordan.Herbaria
digitization
Outreach
SERNEC
curation
PBI005July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterCataloguing and data collection for Plymouth State University Herbarium (PSH)
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationTreanor, Matt; Stoughton, Thomas.angiosperms
biodiversity
collections
digitization
herbarium
herbarium specimens
New England
PBI006July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic Center
Canceled
Mobilizing Biodiversity Data where Connectivity is Poor
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationBarkworth, Mary; Alam, Fawad; Shah, Ali.OpenHerbarium
Symbiota
Connectivity
PBI007July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterThe Mid-Atlantic Megalopolis (MAM) Project at the Claude E. Phillips Herbarium (DOV): new opportunities through collections digitization
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationHong-Wa, Cynthia.capacity building
digitization
DOV
MAM
small herbarium
PBI008July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterSpecies distribution modeling in the order Liliales
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationJackson-Gain , Abigail C; Tribble, Carrie; Rothfels, Carl J..Liliales
Climatic niche
workflow
Niche Modeling
PBI009July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterThe effects of climate change on species living in wet prairies in Florida
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationShimansky, Tierney; Melton, Anthony; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela S..wet prairies
Endangered Species
Rare plant
PBI010July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterA simple software tool for generating print-ready specimen labels
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationMaher, Madeline.python
Mustache
HTML
CSS
specimen label
label
automation
workflow
teaching
students
PBI011July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterPatterns of Plant Endemism and Diversity in the Guiana Shield
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationO'Brien , Elizabeth [Libby]; Edwards, Robert D.; Radosavljevic, Aleksandar; Funk, Vicki.Endemism
diversity
Guiana Shield 
Generalized Dissimilarity Models (GDM)
PBI012July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterDNA Barcoding for Identification of Unknown Herbarium Specimens
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Poster: Biodiversity Informatics & Herbarium DigitizationParadiso, Lydia; Haston, Elspeth.herbarium
DNA barcoding
identification

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