Conheça o livro e compre online. Livro Geoforensics – Ruffell, Alastair – ISBN: 0470057351.
Geoforensicsis a comprehensive introduction to the application of geoscience to criminal, humanitarian, environmental and military investigations. Hallmark features: Includes large-scale applications such as remote sensing, landform, geophysics as well as small-scale examinations of rocks and spoils to trace material the two scales of investigation are linked by geoscience applications to forensics Illustrated with over 40 case studies to inform the reader through theory as well as application Includes examples taken from an environmental and humanitarian perspective in addition to the terrorist and domestic criminal cases more regularly discussed Describes and examines innovative methods that are of growing importance in geoforensics, for example multi-proxy methods, sedimentology, the examination of trace evidence (non-destructive testing, small samples) and the legal aspects of geostatistics Includes a chapter on the use of GIS in criminalistics Includes material on how geoscience methods and applications are used at a crime scene Features an accompanying website With contributions from Laurance Donnelly, Mark Harrison MBE, and Antoinette Keaney A groundbreaking textbook in this dynamic and evolving subject area, this book is invaluable to all students taking general forensic science, geoscience, forensic archaeology and forensic anthropology courses. The book is also of interest to practising forensic scientists looking for an overview of the subject, to law enforcement officers of the military, environmental impact assessment and police, and to legal professionals and humanitarian aid workers.