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Zoological Collections of Germany: The Animal Kingdom in its Amazing Plenty at Museums and Universities

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Series: Natural History Collections

By: Lothar A Beck (Editor)

668 pages, 347 colour & 30 b/w illustrations, 55 colour tables


Paperback | 2016 | #232510 | ISBN-13: 9783319443195
Available for pre-order: Due Nov 2016 Details
NHBS Price: £159.50 $195/€179 approx

About this book

Zoological Collections of Germany is devoted to the knowledge of up to 250 years of collecting, organizing and preserving animals by generations of scientists. Zoological Collections are a huge resource for modern animal research and should be available for national and international scientists and institutions, as well as prospective public and private customers. Moreover, these collections are an important part of the scientific enterprise, supporting scientific research, human health, public education, and the conservation of biodiversity. Much of what we are beginning to understand about our world, we owe to the collection, preservation, and ongoing study of natural specimens. Properly preserved collections of marine or terrestrial animals are libraries of Earth's history and vital to our ability to learn about our place in its future.

The approach employed by the editor involves not only an introduction to the topic, but also an external view on German collections including an assessment of their value in the international and national context, and information on the international and national collection networks. Particular attention is given to new approaches of sorting, preserving and researching in Zoological Collections as well as their neglect and/or threat. In addition, Zoological Collections of Germany provides information on all big Public Research Museums, on important Collections in regional Country and local District Museums, and also on University collections.

This is a highly informative and carefully presented book, providing scientific insight for readers with an interest in biodiversity, taxonomy, or evolution, as well as natural history collections at large.


In Past And Recent Times -- On The Significance of Zoological Collections in Germany - An Introduction
2. Germany's Zoological Collections: An International and Personal View on an Important Historical and Contemporary Scientific Resource
3. Research Collections in Germany - Modern Trends in Methods of Sorting, Preserving and Research
4. National and International Collection Networks
5. Legal and Ethical Challenges - From Collection Management to Access and Benefit-Sharing Legal and Ethical Challenges - From Collection Management to Access and Benefit-Sharing
6. Modern Exhibition Concepts
7. Aschaffenburg - The collection of the Bavarian Royal National Academy of Forestry Aschaffenburg is on Its Way to Becoming a Modern Museum of Natural History
8. Bad Durkheim- The Zoological Collections at the Palatinate Museum of Natural History (Pfalzmuseum fur Naturkunde - POLLICHIA-Museum), Bad Durkheim (Germany)
9. BAMBERG- The zoological Collections at the Museum of Natural History in Bamberg
10. From Humboldt to HVac - The Zoological Collections of the Museum fur Naturkunde Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science in Berlin
11. Zoologische Lehrsammlung (Zoological Teaching Collection)
12. The Zoological Collection of the Stadtmuseum Berlin
13. The Veterinary Collection of the Institute of Veterinary Anatomy, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin
14. Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig in Bonn:Transformation of a Classical Natural History Museum of the 19th Century into a Biodiversity Research Institution
15. Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum Braunschweig
16. Geosciences Collection of the University of Bremen - The Recent Mollusk Compilation
17. Zoological Collection of the University of Bremen
18. The Zoological Collections of the Ubersee-Museum Bremen (UMB)
19. Museum of Natural History Chemnitz - Identity Through Tradition. 20. The Zoological Collections of the Hessische Landesmuseum Darmstadt
21. The Zoological Collection at the Department of Biology / TU Darmstadt History and Present State of the Zoological Collection
22. Lippisches Landesmuseum Detmold
23. Zoological Collections Housed at the Institute of Forest Botany and Forest Zoology of Dresden University of Technology
24. Aquazoo Lobbecke Museum Dusseldorf
25. Zoological Collections of Eberswalde - Like Phoenix From the Ashes
26. The Naturkundemuseum Erfurt
27. Naturwissenschaftliches Museum Flensburg - Natural History Museum Flensburg
28. SENCKENBERG Its Zoological Collections and Their Histories
29. University Collections - Justus Liebig University Giessen
30. The Zoological Museum of Gottingen University
31. Collections in the Departments of "Wildlife Sciences" and "Forest Zoology and Forest Conservation"
32. The Zoological Museum of the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald - Past, Present and Future
33. Museum Heineanum
34. The Zoological Collection of the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg
35. Back to the future - The Centrum fur Naturkunde on its Way toward Re-Establishing a Natural History Museum in Hamburg
36. The Zoological Museum of the University of Heidelberg
37. The Scientific Zoological Collections at the Phyletisches Museum in Jena - Historical Development and Conservational Challenges
38. The Teaching Collection at the Zoological Institute of the Jena University - Its Importance, Value and Conservational Problems
39. Zoological Collection of the University of Kaiserslautern
40. Naturkundemuseum Leipzig / Museum of Natural Sciences
41. The Zoological Study and Research Collection of the University of Leipzig
42. Museum of Nature and Environment, Lubeck, Zoological Collections
43. The Zoological Collections of the Mainz Natural History Museum/State Collection of Natural History of Rhineland-Palatinate
44. The Zoological Collection of the Philipps-University of Marburg
45. The Zoologische Staatssammlung Munchen (ZSM) of the Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns (SNSB)
46. The Zoological Collections of the LWL-Museum of Natural History in Munster
47. 180 Years of Local Collection and Research in Oldenburg
48. Naturkundemuseum Potsdam - Natural History Museum of Potsdam Documentation of Regional Biodiversity and 50 years of Experience with a Freshwater Aquarium
49. The Zoological Collection of the University of Rostock
50. Zentrum fur Biodokumentation des Saarlandes (ZfBS)
51. University of Siegen Zoological Collections Teach Biodiversity Better than Books and Bytes
52. The German Oceanographic Museum
53. The Zoological Collections of the Stuttgart State Museum of Natural History
54. Muritzeum with the Natural History Collections for the State of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
55. The Zoological Collection of the Museum der Westlausitz Kamenz
56. Museum Wiesbaden, Natural History Collections [MWNH]
57. The Zoological Study Collection at the Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Biocenter, Julius Maximilians University of Wuerzburg

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