Botanical Web Portal

CD-ROM, general
The Good Old CD-ROMs - Review by J. Combe on 11 CD-ROMs from the field nature - forest - environment. (French, German)
Karger Media Center - CD-ROM online shop with extensive database and detailed information about each CD. (English, German)

Individual CD-ROMs
Swiss Botany CD - Scientific databases and texts. Mac/Win. (partially French, German)
Nature and Landscape of the Region of Basel - Multimedia program with images and maps. Mac/Win. (German)
Flora Helvetica - Digital Swiss Flora. Mac/Win. (French, German)
Winplant - Illustrated plant database. Win. (German)
Biology 2000 - 2 CDs with numerous, unconnected textbooks and educational programs for offline use (with online extensions). Qualitatively heterogeneous. Non-profit project at an extremely low price. (mainly German)
Herbarium CD-ROM - Illustrated database with 350 taxa of the Swiss flora. Learning matter for exam preparation in systematic botany for students of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. By M. Baltisberger and D. Frey. Mac/Win. (German)
Tropical Crop Plants - CD-ROM of the botanical garden St. Gallen. (German)
Herbarium Glaronese - CD-ROM with database containing the specimens of the herbarium of the Natural Scientific Society of the canton of Glarus. (German)
Forest CH Interactive - Multimedia teaching program for schools on CD-ROM. (German)
Botanikus-CD - More than 1,000 plant images of native flowering plants, ornamental and crop plants. (German)
Red Data Books on CD-ROM - Nearly 1 million records about extinct, endangered, and not endangered animals, plants, plant communities, and biotopes in Central Europe. Regional and nationwide red and blue data books of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Southern Tyrol. Win. (German)

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