The Copenhagen Biosystematics Centre (COBICE) at the University of Copenhagen comprises the Zoological, Geological and Botanical Museums, the Botanical Garden and the Evolutionary Biology, Zoomorphology, Phycology, Botanical Molecular Systematics laboratories. The collections at COBICE comprise about 20 million specimens, including, i.a. 75,000 unique type specimens - Arctic, especially Greenlandic, and Danish animals - deep-sea animals - whales - South American Quaternary mammal fossils - the World's largest databases on African terrestrial vertebrates - tissue collections for DNA analysis, esp. birds (3,000 species) and African mammals - fossils from Greenland - mo-clay Tertiary fossils - plants from Greenland, Denmark, Thailand and NE Africa. Equipment available at COBICE includes light, fluorescence, transmission electron and scanning electron microscopes, DNA sequencing facilities, X-ray apparatus, and image analysis system.