a network for biodiversity

Austrian Barcode of Life

The Initiative


  • ABOL-Initiative

    ABOL is a network of experts and institutions which aims to record the genetic diversity of all Austrian animal, plant and fungi species via DNA barcodes.

  • data

    Data generated in ABOL will be freely accessible and will provide a valuable basis for fast and reliable species determination by DNA barcoding for numerous applications.

  • biodiversity network

    ABOL considers itself a bridge building platform promoting biodiversity research and its applications.

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