Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

Flora’s treasures. Recording the Green World. Exhibition in Berlin April 27 2012 to February 24 2013

10.04.2012
The special exhibition "Flora’s treasures. Recording the Green World." showcases our current state of knowledge concerning the overwhelming planet’s diversity in plants. Today, we know more than 320.000 species of vascular plants worldwide.

For more than four centuries botanists have been trying to comprehend the abundance encountered on all continents, habitats and climatic regions. However, their knowledge is still incomplete and constantly changing. The exhibition runs from April 27th 2012 to February 24th 2013 in Berlin. All exhibition texts are in German and English.

Flora writing is one of the basic assignments of biodiversity research. These annotated inventories of a region’s plant diversity allow us to capture `Flora’s treasures’, as well as to determine plants in the field. These `stock-taking’ activities along with constant monitoring become increasingly important, as global plant diversity is increasingly threatened by human interference.

Learn about functions and work flow of Floras and meet the people behind important projects. Interactive stations as well as bibliophilic treasures await you in this exhibition.

Enjoy a close-up view on `Flora’s treasures’ when strolling through the Botanic Garden. The Path of Floras matches the exhibition topic and leads you to 15 different regions of the world. Learn more about corresponding Floras and characteristic plants of the respective areas at the stations.

A richly illustrated catalogue will be published, including all German and English texts. Group tours can be arranged to individual times.

Press tour and Preview: SAVE THE DATE
Please join us on Tuesday 24 April 2012, 10.30 a.m. for a Press tour and preview with the curators (Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Königin-Luise-Str. 6-8, 14195 Berlin). Interview and Photo Opportunity will be provided.
Press contact:
Gesche Hohlstein, Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Freie Universität Berlin,
Königin-Luise-Str. 6-8, 14195 Berlin, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)30 838 50134, E-Mail: g.hohlstein@bgbm.org
Weitere Informationen:
http://www.bgbm.org/bgbm/museum/expo/2012/default.htm - Exhibition
http://www.bgbm.org/bgbm/pr/Archiv/pressimages/press_images.HTM#Sonderausstellung_Flora – press pictures

http://www.botanischer-garten-berlin.de – Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem

Gesche Hohlstein | idw
Further information:
http://www.bgbm.org

All articles from Trade Fair News >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Electrons in the fast lane

Solar cells based on perovskite compounds could soon make electricity generation from sunlight even more efficient and cheaper. The laboratory efficiency of these perovskite solar cells already exceeds that of the well-known silicon solar cells. An international team led by Stefan Weber from the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) in Mainz has found microscopic structures in perovskite crystals that can guide the charge transport in the solar cell. Clever alignment of these "electron highways" could make perovskite solar cells even more powerful.

Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity. During this process, the electrons of the material inside the cell absorb the energy of the light....

Im Focus: The lightest electromagnetic shielding material in the world

Empa researchers have succeeded in applying aerogels to microelectronics: Aerogels based on cellulose nanofibers can effectively shield electromagnetic radiation over a wide frequency range – and they are unrivalled in terms of weight.

Electric motors and electronic devices generate electromagnetic fields that sometimes have to be shielded in order not to affect neighboring electronic...

Im Focus: Gentle wall contact – the right scenario for a fusion power plant

Quasi-continuous power exhaust developed as a wall-friendly method on ASDEX Upgrade

A promising operating mode for the plasma of a future power plant has been developed at the ASDEX Upgrade fusion device at Max Planck Institute for Plasma...

Im Focus: ILA Goes Digital – Automation & Production Technology for Adaptable Aircraft Production

Live event – July 1, 2020 - 11:00 to 11:45 (CET)
"Automation in Aerospace Industry @ Fraunhofer IFAM"

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM l Stade is presenting its forward-looking R&D portfolio for the first time at...

Im Focus: AI monitoring of laser welding processes - X-ray vision and eavesdropping ensure quality

With an X-ray experiment at the European Synchrotron ESRF in Grenoble (France), Empa researchers were able to demonstrate how well their real-time acoustic monitoring of laser weld seams works. With almost 90 percent reliability, they detected the formation of unwanted pores that impair the quality of weld seams. Thanks to a special evaluation method based on artificial intelligence (AI), the detection process is completed in just 70 milliseconds.

Laser welding is a process suitable for joining metals and thermoplastics. It has become particularly well established in highly automated production, for...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

VideoLinks
Industry & Economy
Event News

International conference QuApps shows status quo of quantum technology

02.07.2020 | Event News

Dresden Nexus Conference 2020: Same Time, Virtual Format, Registration Opened

19.05.2020 | Event News

Aachen Machine Tool Colloquium AWK'21 will take place on June 10 and 11, 2021

07.04.2020 | Event News

 
Latest News

Rising water temperatures could endanger the mating of many fish species

03.07.2020 | Life Sciences

Risk of infection with COVID-19 from singing: First results of aerosol study with the Bavarian Radio Chorus

03.07.2020 | Studies and Analyses

Efficient, Economical and Aesthetic: Researchers Build Electrodes from Leaves

03.07.2020 | Power and Electrical Engineering

VideoLinks
Science & Research
Overview of more VideoLinks >>>