Our extensive digital imaging facilities are used for a wide range of research projects, collection illustrations, and CD-ROM and online databases.
The micropalaeontology unit has a range of dedicated image capture facilities for calcareous nannofossil and palynology specimens:
Learn about imaging techniques being developed at the Museum that employ digital technologies to overcome the limitations of light micrographs.
Confocal laser scanning microscopy is an exciting alternative to conventional light microscopy and electron microscopy for the imaging of palynological specimens. Find out how it works.