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Digitization of museum specimen

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Digitization of Indonesian Specimens in Museum Collections

Indobiosys not only aims at collecting new specimens directly from Indonesia but also browses through older natural history collections for additional material collected from the Indonesian archipelago.

Exemplary museum collections from Berlin are then digitized and selected individuals visualized in 2D and 3D (browse images below for some examples). The digital inventoried images of mainly smaller animals such as insects or snails make museum collections more easily accessible for biodiversity discovery in the framework of Indobiosys.

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Digitization of museum specimen

Digitization of museum specimen

Museum specimens are always handled with care

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Digitization of museum specimen

Digitization of museum specimen

A digitized moth specimen from the butterfly collection in Berlin

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SatScan

SatScan

Preparing an insect drawer for SatScan (shown in the background)

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SatScan

SatScan

Images are captured using a SatScan collection scanner, which is capable of producing high-resolution images of entire collection drawers

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SatScan: butterflies drawer

SatScan

Whole-drawer image of butterflies

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SatScan: snails drawer

SatScan

Whole-drawer image of snails

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Zoosphere

Zoosphere

A tool for automated spheric image capturing and interactive 3D visualization of biological collection objects (http://www.zoosphere.net/)

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Zoosphere

Zoosphere

A tool for scientists, especially taxonomists, to speed up and improve their research (http://www.zoosphere.net/project)

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Zoosphere

Zoosphere

Example of a digitized image (a 3D model can be viewed here: http://www.zoosphere.net/sequence/70/Eucorysses/iris))

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Zoosphere: fly

Zoosphere

Example of a digitized image (a 3D model can be viewed here: http://www.zoosphere.net/sequence/29/Pancala/eos)

Sphingidae-Hemaris-croatica_02.jpg

Digitization of museum specimen

Digitization of museum specimen

Museum specimens are always handled with care

Sphingidae-Hemaris-croatica_vent_diagE.jpg

Digitization of museum specimen

Digitization of museum specimen

A digitized moth specimen from the butterfly collection in Berlin

SatScan-Process_07.jpg

SatScan

SatScan

Preparing an insect drawer for SatScan (shown in the background)

SatScan_2015_23.jpg

SatScan

SatScan

Images are captured using a SatScan collection scanner, which is capable of producing high-resolution images of entire collection drawers

MFNB_Lep_Schultze_D0001.jpg

SatScan: butterflies drawer

SatScan

Whole-drawer image of butterflies

ZMB_Mol_32_1_3_1.jpg

SatScan: snails drawer

SatScan

Whole-drawer image of snails

Zoosphere_5.jpg

Zoosphere

Zoosphere

A tool for automated spheric image capturing and interactive 3D visualization of biological collection objects (http://www.zoosphere.net/)

Zoosphere_2.jpg

Zoosphere

Zoosphere

A tool for scientists, especially taxonomists, to speed up and improve their research (http://www.zoosphere.net/project)

Zoosphere_3.jpg

Zoosphere

Zoosphere

Example of a digitized image (a 3D model can be viewed here: http://www.zoosphere.net/sequence/70/Eucorysses/iris))

Zoosphere_4.jpg

Zoosphere: fly

Zoosphere

Example of a digitized image (a 3D model can be viewed here: http://www.zoosphere.net/sequence/29/Pancala/eos)