Color Atlas and Manual of Microscopy for Criminalists, Chemists, and Conservators: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Color Atlas and Manual of Microscopy for Criminalists, Chemists, and Conservators

1st Edition

By Nicholas Petraco, Thomas Kubic

CRC Press

313 pages | 400 Color Illus.

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Professionals in many disciplines, from archeology to forensic science and anthropology, must be able to identify organic and inorganic fibers and particles. In a single source, this book presents a range of simple methods to help readers quickly characterize and identify a broad range of materials. Covering substances such as hair and fibers, minerals and soils, paints, drugs, and dust, the book presents the basic principles of microscopy and directions for sample preparation and examination. Most importantly, it offers more than 400 color photomicrographs of the most commonly encountered materials for specimen comparison and rapid identification.

Table of Contents

The Color Atlas and Manual of Microscopy for Criminalists, Chemists, and Conservators offers more than 400 color photomicrographs of the most commonly encountered materials for specimen comparison and rapid identification of organic and inorganic fibers and particles. In a single source, this book presents a range of simple methods to help readers quickly characterize and identify a broad range of materials. Covering substances such as hair and fibers, minerals and soils, paints, drugs, and dust, the book presents the basic principles of microscopy and directions for sample preparation and examination.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI047000
SCIENCE / Microscopes & Microscopy