Instrument: Microscope-Optical

Instrument Short Name:
Instrument Description:

Instruments that generate enlarged images of samples using the phenomena of reflection and absorption of visible light. Includes conventional and inverted instruments. Also called a "light microscope".

PI supplied instrument name: Zeiss Discovery V8 Dissecting microscope
Dataset-specific description

Optical microscope with magnification for observation of the Ross Sea cruise tow/trawl samples. Used to taxonomically identify and count collected zooplankton during the Ross Sea cruise.