Over 220,000 terabytes from imagery from the CSIROs' huge plant collection will be publicly available online

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By Peter Brewer
Updated June 24 2022 - 2:44am, first published June 23 2022 - 7:30pm
Imaging specialist Tessa Bickerstaff carefully repacks the specimens and checks the image quality after the digitisation process. Picture: Keegan Carroll

From within its spirit vault filled with mysterious, murky glass jars and decades-old collector numbers pencilled in script on fragile labels, to its massive banks of dried plant specimens, the CSIRO in Canberra is embarking on an ambitious project to transform the physical to the digital.

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Peter Brewer

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