University of Alberta Museums

Acronym: UAM


The University of Alberta Museums is a distributed network of 29 diverse museum collections located in faculties and departments across campus where they are used daily in teaching, research and community outreach programs. The University of Alberta colle


  1. E. H. Strickland Entomological Museum With preserved insects from around the planet, the E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum is an invaluable resource for researchers, students, and naturalists as it houses approximately one million specimens. It holds the largest collection of Mexican ground beetles in the world, as well as significant collections of other insects from North America...
  2. University of Alberta Freshwater Invertebrate Collection The Freshwater Invertebrate Collection is an active resource in ecology and systematics representing Alberta and Western Canada. The specimens (more than 5000 lots) are used as vouchers and to assess ecological change, and the collection provides the foundation for researchers studying bodies of water that have undergone major transformations...
  3. University of Alberta Museum of Zoology The Museum of Zoology is home to four collections: Amphibian and Reptile Collection, Ichthyology (Fish) Collection, Mammalogy Collection, Ornithology (Birds) Collection.
  4. University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium The Vascular Plant Herbarium is a research and teaching resource for the study of evolution, diversity, distribution and ecology of cordilleran, prairie, arctic and alpine plants. It is the largest herbaria of its kind in Alberta, and the third largest in Western Canada...

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