Key Databases

 

INDO-PACIFIC POLLEN DATABASE (Co-ordinated by Geoff Hope)





NEW (updated Feb 2009)

The IPPD is a volunteer effort to assemble pollen data from a region extending from the Indian to the Pacific Ocean. The database contains information on over 1000 pollen sites and is available electronically as a FileMaker Pro 7 file (fp7 or greater)
INDOPAC  [1.7Mb]

An excel version can also be downloaded here
(excel)


THE AUSTRALASIAN POLLEN AND SPORE ATLAS (APSA)

APSA v.1.0 provides online accessibility to the largest collection of pollen and spore information in the Australasian region (currently >15,000 species cataloged)

The ARC e-Research Special Initiative Scheme has funded this project for 2006-2007. See poster below.

 [610Kb]

The APSA project is supported by the ANU Supercomputing Facility



 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   

AUSTARCH1 DATABASE

AustArch1: A database of 14C and luminescence ages from archaeological sites in the Australian arid zone. (compiled by A.N. Williams, M.A. Smith, C.S.M Turney and M. L Cupper)
Download .XLS file  [0.3Mb]

Explanatory notes are available here  1 [20Kb]

 

 
 
  Site-specific databases
 




DATA BOOKLETS

AUSTRALIA

- The ANH Pollen Data Base (Old Version). Click here [POLLEN SEARCH] to enter the ANH Pollen Data Base.

- Torres Strait  [0.5Mb]
Contains around 60 pollen and spore images from the flora of Mua and Badu Islands, Torres Strait. Extracted from Unpublished Ph.D Thesis by Cassandra Rowe (2005), Monash University.

- Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia  [20Mb]
PalaeoWorks Technical Report 1. p.25 + 134 pollen and spore taxa as colour images.

- Snowy Mountains , NSW, Australia  [3.5Mb]
Contains around 130 pollen and spore images from the flora of the Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia. Extracted from Unpublished Ph.D Thesis by Ian Raine (1974), ANU.

- Norfolk Island , Australia  [0.5Mb]
Contains around 40 pollen and spore images from the flora of Norfolk Island, Australian Territories. Extracted from Macphail, M., et al. (2001) in A. Anderson and P. White (eds.). The Prehistoric Archaeology of Norfolk Island, Southwest Pacific. Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement 27. Sydney, Australian Museum.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

- Highland Papua New Guinea  [2.4Mb]
Contains around 134 pollen and spore images with morphological key from the flora of the WabagRegion, Papua New Guinea. Extracted from Unpublished Ph.D Thesis by John Flenley (1976), ANU.

- Highland Papua New Guinea  [3.5Mb]
Contains around 350 pollen and spore images and 92 seed images from the flora of the Wahgi Valley, Papua New Guinea. Extracted from Unpublished Ph.D Thesis by Jocelyn Powell (1970), ANU.

- Lowland Papua New Guinea  [5.7Mb]
Contains around 200 pollen and spore images from the flora of the Markham Valley, Papua New Guinea. Extracted from Unpublished Ph.D Thesis by Sam Garrett-Jones (1979), ANU.

- Tari Basin, PNG,  [540Kb]
FileMaker Pro 5 file that contains ethnobotanical information on over 1100 plant species from the Tari Basin in Papua New Guinea. Compiled by Simon Haberle, ANU.

 

PACIFIC REGION

- Southern Chile/Juan Fernandez Archipelago  1 [18.2Mb] Contains 63 pollen and spore image sheets from the flora of southern Chile (Region XI) and the Juan Fernandez Archipelago. Collected by Simon haberle, Keith Bennett and Susie Lumley. Compiled by Iona Flett.

- New Caledonia  [1.7Mb]
Contains around 360 pollen and spore images from the flora of New Caledonia. Extracted from Unpublished Ph.D Thesis by Janelle Stevenson (1998), UNSW.

- Fungal Spores of Australasia [20Mb]
PalaeoWorks Technical Report 3. p.110 + 151 fungal taxa as colour images.

 

EUROPE

- Caucasus, Georgia [1.9Mb] Contains around 166 pollen images from the Caucasus region of Georgia compiled by Simon Connor and Eliso Kvavadze. Extracted from Unpublished Ph.D Thesis by Simon Connor (2008), University of Melbourne.



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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