Imaging Ancient Life

3 Credits

Contact: Vincent PERRIER

How to prepare, picture, draw and reconstruct in 3D fossil objects?

Photo/Illustration de l’UE

In this course, you will learn the basics of different techniques to answer these questions:

    • Techniques of preparation/extraction of micro/macrofossils..
    • Scientific drawing (basics of classical drawing + Illustrator/Inkscape...).
    • Scientific photography (basics classical and macro photography, ammonium chloride, photostacking…).
    • Imaging with a microscope, SEM and other optics (fluorescence and other wavelengths).
    • 3D (tomography, 3D Slicer, Aviso and other software, segmentation, photogrammetry & surface scanning...).
    • Images in scientific publications (plates, figures, posters, ppt…)..