We discover new species and fossils. We keep 10 million items. We make pollen forecasts every day. We detect environmental hazards. About 60 research staff (including 12 professors), 250 research publications and 300 guest researchers annually. About 10,000 lending collectibles each year.
We work for increased understanding of the development of the Earth and the life on it, and it's diversity.
The collections form the base for succsessfull research, international cooperations and the produce of living exhibitions.
Laboratories, support facilities and other equipment.