Softwood Image Gallery

These images of wood anatomical features of softwoods were acquired with a scanning electron microscope from 1973-1994 in the NCB Center for Ultrastructure Studies by Mr. Arnold Day and others. Recently from 2018-2021 the negatives of these images were scanned with a high-resolution film scanner and processed with Photoshop. Original scans with micron bar (magnification)... Continue Reading →

Wood Anatomy Digital Image Library Film-to-Digital Project

Introduction: Beginning in 1972 the NCB Center began the study of the three-dimensional structure of wood using a scanning electron microscope. SEM images of wood anatomical features of several hundred species were collected on 4 by 5-inch film and stored in the NCB files.┬áRecently these negatives have been digitized with purpose to preserve and share... Continue Reading →

Hardwood Image Gallery

These images of wood anatomical features of hardwoods were acquired with a scanning electron microscope from 1973-1994 in the NCB Center for Ultrastructure Studies by Mr. Arnold Day and others. Recently from 2018-2021 the negatives of these images were scanned with a high-resolution film scanner and processed with Photoshop. Original scans with micron bar (magnification)... Continue Reading →

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