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Herbarium Presentation(Final)

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Herbarium Presentation(Final)

  1. 1. Jennifer Atterbury, Julie Harpring, Megha Ramawat, Mary Reilly
  2. 2. <ul><li>Eric Knox </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientist in Indiana University’s Biology Department </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director of the school’s Herbarium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curates the collection's 140,000+ specimens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supervises the two student assistants </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778): Father of Plant Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Plant characteristics determine </li></ul><ul><li>the taxon of the plant </li></ul><ul><li>Plant names can change over </li></ul><ul><li>time </li></ul>
  4. 8. <ul><li>39 Columns </li></ul><ul><li>2806 Records </li></ul>
  5. 10. <ul><li>Create forms for data entry to minimize the possibility of data entry error </li></ul><ul><li>Provide choices for data entry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>all books at once </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>one book at a time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create reports for viewing data </li></ul><ul><li>Make database searchable by family and other names </li></ul>
  6. 12. ID BONAP_ X_REF Kay_ X_REF MARK FAMILY G&C SPECIES# SP_AUTH PHYLOCODE GENUS SP_AUTH_ CHECK BONAP _NAME INDIANA_CHECKLIST_NAME G&C PAGE # G&C NAME <ul><li>101TREE_PAGE# </li></ul>WILDFLOWER_NAME WILDFLOWER_SPECIES# WILDFLOWER_PAGE# DEAM_NAME DEAM_SPECIE# <ul><li>DEAM_ </li></ul><ul><li>PAGE # </li></ul>SUB SPECIES COMMON_NAME _UNIQUE COMMON_NAME_ GENERAL EBK_NOTES <ul><li>ORCHIDS_NAME </li></ul><ul><li>ORCHIDS_PAGE# </li></ul><ul><li>101TREE_NAME </li></ul>SUB_ AUTHOR SUB_AUTHOR_CHECK <ul><li>VARIETY </li></ul><ul><li>VAR_ </li></ul><ul><li>AUTHOR </li></ul><ul><li>CF </li></ul>SPECIES
  7. 13. <ul><li>1NF </li></ul><ul><li>(ID,BONAP_X_ref,Kay_X_ref,Mark,Phylocode,Family,Genus,Species,Sp_author,Sp_Auth_Check,BONAP_name,Indiana_checklist_name,G&C page#, G&C species #, Gleanson&Cronquist_name,Deam_page#, Deam_Species #, Deam_name, Wildflower_page #, Wildflower_species #, Wildflower_name,Subspecies,Sub_author,Sub_auth_check,Variety,Var_Author,Var_Auth_check,cf,Question_Mark,Scientific_name,101Trees_page#,101Trees_Name,Orchids_Page#,Orchids_Name,Synonym,EBK_Notes,Common_Name_General,Common_name_unique,Native) </li></ul>
  8. 14. <ul><li>DATABASE SCHEMA </li></ul><ul><li>PHYLOCODE ( PHYLO_CODE_NUM ) </li></ul><ul><li>FAMILY ( FAMILY_ID , PHYLO_CODE_NUM(FK) </li></ul><ul><li>GENUS ( GENUS_ID, GENUS_NAME,FAMILY_ID(FK)) </li></ul><ul><li>SPECIES ( SPECIE_ID ,SPECIES, SPECIES_NAME, SPECIES_AUTHOR, SPECIES_AUTHOR_CHECK,GENUS_ID(FK)) </li></ul><ul><li>SUBSPECIES ( SUBSP_ID , SUBSP_NAME, SUBSP_AUTHOR, SUBSP_AUTHOR_CHECK, SPECIES_ID(FK)) </li></ul><ul><li>VARIETY (VAR_ID,VAR_NAME,VAR_AUTHOR, VAR_AUTHOR_CHECK,SPECIES_ID,SUBSP_ID(FK)) </li></ul><ul><li>CROSSREFERENCE( XREF_ID , XREF_BONAP_NUM, XREF_KAY_NUM, XREF_MARK, XREF_BONAP_NAME, XREF_COMMON_NAME_GENERAL, XREF_EBK_NOTES, XREF_NATIVE, XREF_KAY_NAME, XREF_COMMON_NAME_UNIQUE, XREF_COMPARE, XREF_QUESTION_MARK, SUBSP_ID (FK), VAR_ID(FK), SPECIES_ID(FK)) </li></ul><ul><li>GLEASON_CRONQUIST( GC_ID , XREF_ID(FK), GC_PAGE_NUMBER, GC_SPECIES_NUMBER, GC_NAME, GC_FAMILY, GC_MARK) </li></ul><ul><li>DEAM ( DEAM_ID ,XREF_ID(FK),DEAM_NAME, DEAM_PAGE_NUMBER, DEAM_SPECIES_NUMBER, DEAM_FAMILY,DEAM_MARK) </li></ul><ul><li>WILDFLOWER( WF_ID ,XREF_ID(FK), WF_PAGE_NUMBER, WF_SPECIES_NUMBER, WF_NAME, WF_FAMILY, WF_MARK) </li></ul><ul><li>101TREE(TREE _ID ,XREF_ID(FK), TREE_PAGE_NUMBER, TREE_SPECIES_NUMBER, TREE_NAME, TREE_FAMILY, TREE_MARK) </li></ul><ul><li>ORCHIDS( ORCH_ID ,ORCH_ID(FK), ORCH_PAGE_NUMBER, ORCH_SPECIES_NUMBER, ORCH_NAME, ORCH_FAMILY, ORCH_MARK) </li></ul>
  9. 17. <ul><li>Limited number of forms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current & historical plant names visible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data entry from multiple sources to multiple tables </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consistency </li></ul><ul><li>Intuitive tab order, large font size & easily clickable buttons </li></ul>
  10. 19. <ul><li>Created test cases for validation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corrected errors that were identified during testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some tasks required additional data for validation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Limitations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Missing & changing data sets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programming time constraints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware & software available to client </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Upgrades </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web accessibility: pending grant funding </li></ul></ul>
  11. 20. <ul><li>Biota of North America Program of the North Carolina Botanical Garden (BONAP). http://www.bonap.org </li></ul><ul><li>Deam, C. C. (1940). Flora of Indiana . Indianapolis: State of Indiana, Dept. of Conservation, Division of Forestry. </li></ul><ul><li>Gleason, H. A., & Cronquist, A. (1991). Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada . 2nd ed. New York: New York Botanical Garden. </li></ul><ul><li>Homoya, Michael A. (1993). Orchids of Indiana . Bloomington: Indiana University Press. </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson, Marion T. (2004). 101 Trees of Indiana: A Field Guide . Bloomington: Indiana University Press. </li></ul><ul><li>Yatskievych, Kay. (2000). Field Guide to Indiana Wildflowers . Bloomington: Indiana University Press. </li></ul>
  12. 21. <ul><li>State Tree of Indiana. [Online image] Available http://www.fnr.purdue.edu/inwood/images/yep.jpg , November 10, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Eric Knox. [Online image] Available http://www.bio.indiana.edu/facultyresearch/facultypics/Knox_E.jpg , November 10, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Carl Linnaeus. [Online image] Available http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolus_Linnaeus . December 2, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Prairie Sand Reed. [Online image] Available http://forage.okstate.edu/images/nativews/prsandreed/prairiesandreed-03.jpg , November 17, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Shrubby Cinquefoil. [Online image] Available http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/images/wetlands/shrubby_cinquefoil_6855.jpg , November 17, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Purple Love Grass. [Online image] Available http://www.bluestoneperennials.com/images/items/350x350/ERAGROSTIS_Spectabilis.jpg , November 17, 2007. </li></ul>

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