Special publications

Cover Beaty in Wood

Beauty in wood by Steven Jansen, Peter Gasson, and E. A. Wheeler, Lulu, 2010.

31 pages ; incl. color illustrations ; 28 cm

Beauty in Wood is a photobook with contributions from over 30 wood scientists. The images showing the beauty in wood as viewed at different scales -- from attractive grain patterns visible at the macroscopic level to light microscope views of patterns of systematic value to electron microscope views of the minute features important to water movement in trees. Over 30 wood anatomists contributed photos. A few select references provide additional information on the topics illustrated.

The book is available for sale through Lulu Press, with profits going to IAWA. To buy this wonderful photobook, please visit lulu.com.

The following publications are available from the IAWA Office:

IAWA Journal Supplements

IAWA list of microscopic features for softwood/hardwood identification

Other Publications

Back issues of IAWA Bulletin/Journal

Availability and prices upon request from:
Emma E. van Nieuwkoop, email: eevn33@kpnmail.nl
IAWA Office, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, P.O. Box 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands

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