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Laser scaning fossils?
I was wondering if anyone could help me, I have a few questions about
technology and the recording of fossils. I'm currently doing my PhD on
fossisl proteciton in Australia, and I was wondering if there are any
examples of important specimens (such as holotypes) being held in private
hands but are recorded in a registry? Also, with regards to holotypes, is
there much use of laser technology to record details? ie scanning the
fossils, and using that as a database instead of physically holding the
specimen. Is this feasible?
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