NSF awards $7.5 million to UF-led effort to digitize biodiversity collections

NSF awards $7.5 million to UF-led effort to digitize biodiversity collections

NSF awards $7.5 million to UF-led effort to digitize biodiversity collections

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The National Science Foundation has awarded six grants totaling about $7.5 million to digitize biodiversity collections, a nationwide effort coordinated by the iDigBio program based at the University of Florida.

The research is critical to understanding our planet and how changes in biological diversity affect human societies. The funding will shed light on “dark data,” information that is inaccessible to most scientists, educators, policymakers and the general public, and will further the national effort to digitize biodiversity collections.

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