Forensic Recovery of Human Remains

Forensic Recovery of Human Remains

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This reference, now in its second edition, is a comprehensive guide that focuses on the practical aspects of excavating and recovering human remains, as well as any associated evidence, from crime scenes. It highlights the protocols and techniques that are used to successfully survey, map, recover, document, collect, and transport evidence. New additions to the reference include discussion questions and suggested readings, updated mapping and measuring techniques, including a section on GIS and backpack differential GPS systems, expanded information on botany, DNA, and soil, and non-forensic burial contexts. Almost 200 illustrations are included to help clarify concepts.This chapter is designed to help the reader create scene maps in which bones are illustrated and to help in describing specifics in ... If further references are needed for documentation, several human anatomy books contain excellent skeletal descriptions, and there ... These include Human Osteology by Tim White, Michael Black, and Pieter Folkens (2011), Human Osteology and Skeletal Radiology: Ananbsp;...

Title:Forensic Recovery of Human Remains
Author:Tosha L. Dupras, John J. Schultz, Sandra M. Wheeler, Lana J Williams
Publisher:CRC Press - 2011-10-27


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