The nannofossil collections housed by the Museum are particularly important for ocean acidification studies. They contain both fossil and modern coccolithophores.
The museum's nannofossil collections are primarily image catalogues of key species, a mixture of
We have a catalogue of tens of thousands of scanning electron microscope images and the stubs from which they were obtained.
We also hold a
Learn about the microscopic single-celled algae and their preservation as nannofossils.