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Spatial Analysis with QGIS
13 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ryan Kerney1, Timothy Whitfeld2
1. Gettysburg College 2. Bell Museum, University of Minnesota
Map specimen data points using QGIS, connect them to form a polygon using the Concave Hull plugin, and calculate the range of a species to examine how it changes over time.
Mapping Specimen Occurrence Data in QGIS
24 Sep 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cecily Bronson
Portland State University
Use digitized natural history collection occurrence data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to map the distribution of the beaver in the state of Oregon from 1800-2020 using QGIS
Digital Herbarium Lab with RStudio: Are shifting abundances of native species detectable over time?
23 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rebecca Penny Humphrey
This 2- to 3-hour lab activity introduces sophomore-level students to digitized herbarium collections, R-coding, and potential reasons for shifting abundances in native and non-native plant species...
Case Study: Pollination of the Early Spider Orchid (Ophrys sphegodes) by the Solitary Bee (Andrena nigroaenea)
03 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1
Central Michigan University
The research uses natural history collection data to explore a potential phenological shift between an orchid that employs sexual deception and a solitary bee.
Using Natural History Collection Data in Your CURE: BLUE BIOME 2020
01 Dec 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Anna Monfils1, Debra Linton1, Rachael Snodgrass1, Katie Pearson2, Jenn Yost, Johanna Jantzen, Douglas Soltis3, Pamela Sue Soltis, Shelly Gaynor3
1. Central Michigan University 2. Cal Poly State University 3. University of Florida
This is the report for the BLUE working group from the Biome Institute 2020. It reflects our group's efforts and products related to CUREs and Natural History Collection Digital Data.
When did I lose my legs? A limbless lizard tale
11 Sep 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Patrick Kelly
Leesburg High School
Using oVERT project models students examine examples of extant traditional lizards, snakes and limbless lizards and create phylogenies based on trait and genetic data.
The Power of Data Standards
22 May 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Michaeleen Gerken Golay1, Darlene Panvini2, Molly Phillips3, Heather Susanne Zimbler-DeLorenzo4
1. Wartburg College 2. Belmont University 3. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 4. Alfred University
Investigate data standards within the context of the Alpine Chipmunk and the Grinnell Study.
Using Data Science Skills and Digitized Natural History Collections Data to Investigate Ecological and Evolutionary Principles in Introductory Biology Courses
22 Aug 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Debra Linton1, Molly Phillips2, Libby Ellwood3, Lisa White, Anna Monfils1
1. Central Michigan University 2. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 3. iDigBio
Session presentation Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education project at the 2019 BioQUEST & QUBES Summer Workshop