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Optical microscopy
Scientific techniques using a microscope with one or more lenses illuminated with visible light to view small objects.
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Denver Microbeam Laboratory [More info]
Links to facilities and capabilities of the DML such as the electron microscope and electron microprobe.
PDF Methods for processing and imaging marsh foraminifera [More info]
Special handling must be used because these one-celled organisms break down easily if dried, and the scientific analysis is enhanced by identifying smaller specimens. Shows how they are sampled, prepared, and studied using optical and electon microscopy.
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