Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas
Data Center Description
The KU Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center studies the life of the planet for the benefit of the earth and its inhabitants. They document the fantastic diversity of life on earth. They uncover its intricate patterns. We tell the grand stories that emerge from this research. And we educate graduate students ? the next generation of biodiversity scientists.
The museum maintains research inventories of seven million plant and animal specimens representing life on earth, past and present. The inventories and their associated information are used for undergraduate, graduate, and public education; research; and public and professional service.