Nine specimen storages (Storage capacity: 5.5 million specimens)
Secured 250,000 specimens in total (60,000 specimens added each year)
Contribution in establishment of national biological sovereignty via specimen security and preservation
Specimen is a criterion for identifying species, a basic unit of biodiversity, and a tool for recognizing national sovereignty on biological resources in each country according to the Nagoya Protocol.
Contributed to the establishment of a freshwater specimen storage system via systematic preservation and management of samples, preparation of a foundation for the bioindustry, and security of national biological sovereignty.
Establishment of a stable specimen preservation system
Equipped with constant temperature and humidity for sample storage in optimal conditions, UV protection lights to prevent bleaching of samples, and gas fire-extinguishing facility to avoid sample damage in case of fire.
Established a complimentary specimen storage management system by compiling the digital management method (RFID/barcode and wireless temperature and humidity system) and traditional storage facility management method.
Created an environment for biological resource conservation by controlling disease and insect pests via fumigation facility management.