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View Resource Diatom Paleolimnology Data Cooperative Home Page

The Phycology Section of the Patrick Center for Environmental Research, part of Philadelphia's Academy of Natural Science, presents the Diatom Paleolimnology Data Cooperative (DPDC). This database contains information on diatoms and related ecological and paleolimnological data applicable to the study of global climate change. Users have three search options: browse and download stratigraphic and...

http://diatom.acnatsci.org/dpdc/
View Resource AlgaeBase

AlgaeBase offers a free database of information on algae species around the world. This project is part of the Species 2000 initiative, created to enumerate "all known species of plants, animals, fungi and microbes on Earth as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity." User may search the database for literature citations and photographs for algae identified by genus, species, or...

http://www.algaebase.org/
View Resource Cyanosite: CyBib v5 Cyanobacteria Bibliography

Part of Cyanosite (last reported on in the NSDL Scout Report for the Life Sciences, May 17, 2002), CyBib v5 is the seventh generation of "a bibliographic database exclusively for scientific literature about cyanobacteria (blue-green algae)." The database was developed by Dr. Mark A. Schneegurt of Wichita State University -- with the help of many contributors -- to provide researchers and students...

http://www-cyanosite.bio.purdue.edu/cybib/cybibhome.html
View Resource University of Texas-Austin: The Culture Collection of Algae

Housed at the University of Texas-Austin, The Culture Collection of Algae "includes over 2,300 different strains of living algae, representing most major algal taxa. The primary function of UTEX is to provide algal cultures at modest cost to a user community." The cultures are generally utilized for teaching, research, and biotechnology development. Site visitors will find an online catalogue of...

http://www.bio.utexas.edu/research/utex/