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Comparative methods of investigating microfossils in ancient Archaean to Lower Proterozoic (AR-PR1) rocks
Author(s): Marina M. Astafieva; Alexei Yu. Rozanov; Richard B. Hoover
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Paper Abstract

Different methods for the investigation of ancient microfossils - in macerates, in thin sections and in fresh chips in scanning electronic microscope - are discussed. The overwhelming advantage of the Scanning Electron Microscopy method is shown.

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Date Published: 7 September 2010
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7819, Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology XIII, 781907 (7 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.861622
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Marina M. Astafieva, Paleontological Institute (Russian Federation)
Alexei Yu. Rozanov, Paleontological Institute (Russian Federation)
Richard B. Hoover, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7819:
Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology XIII
Richard B. Hoover; Gilbert V. Levin; Alexei Yu. Rozanov; Paul C. W. Davies, Editor(s)

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