Herbarium Cabinet Capacity Project

Biodiversity Informatician Jason Best and a team of high school-aged Junior Volunteers are utilizing computer vision technology to quantify the capacity of BRIT’s herbarium cabinets. This visual analyzation of herbarium cabinet contents employs the same technologies that power self-driving cars and FaceSwap apps. This project, along with our recent inventory, will guide us in developing a strategy to grow and curate the collection.

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Jason Best

Director of Biodiversity Informatics

Phone: (817) 546-8697

Email: jbest@brit.org

Tiana Franklin Rehman

Herbarium Collections Manager

Phone: (817) 546-1845

Email: trehman@brit.org