Natural Science Collections Alliance

Our members are part of an international community of museums, botanical gardens, herbariums, universities and other institutions that house natural science collections and utilize them in research, exhibitions, academic and informal science education, and outreach activities.

Survey on NEON Bioarchive

The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is seeking input regarding plans for its bioarchive of natural history collections. The bioarchive will include specimens, tissues, and soil and water samples.

The overarching goal of the NEON Bioarchive is to make reference material and replicate samples available to the science and education communities for future research and retrospective studies.

To inform the design and operation of the bioarchive, a survey has been created. Please provide input by May 9, 2017. The survey is online at Questions can be sent to Dave Tazik at

Survey on NEON Bioarchive
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