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Collections and digitization

The natural history collections consist of animal, plant, fungal, rock and fossil samples. Collections of organisms are used in taxonomic research and they are valuable for environmental monitoring studies.

Finland has approx. 20 million natural scientific specimen, of which so far only a fraction have been digitized. We also digitize documents, such as old field journal notes.

Photos: Ant: Wikimedia User Sandstein CC-BY, Owls: Wikimedia Bent Christensen CC-BY-3.0, Deer: Lynette Schimming Flickr: EOL Images CC-BY-NC-SA-2.0

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