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A Laboratory Manual for Forensic Anthropology

A Laboratory Manual for Forensic Anthropology
  • Author : Angi M. Christensen
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 January 2018
  • ISBN : 0128123303
  • Pages : 338 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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A Laboratory Manual for Forensic Anthropology approaches forensic anthropology as a modern and well-developed science, and includes consideration of forensic anthropology within the broader forensic science community, with extensive use of case studies and recent research, technology and challenges that are applied in field and lab contexts. This book covers all practical aspects of forensic anthropology, from field recoveries, to lab analyses, emphasizing hands-on activities. Topics include human osteology and odontology, examination methods, medicolegal significance, scene processing methods, forensic taphonomy, skeletal processing and sampling, sex estimation, ancestry estimation, age estimation, stature estimation, skeletal variation, trauma analysis, and personal identification. Although some aspects are specific to the United States, the vast majority of the material is internationally-relevant and therefore suitable for forensic anthropology courses in other countries. Provides a comprehensive lab manual that is applicable to coursework in forensic anthropology and archaeology Covers all practical aspects of forensic anthropology, from field recoveries, to lab analyses Includes discussions of human osteology and odontology, examination methods, medicolegal significance, scene processing methods, forensic taphonomy, skeletal processing and sampling, sex estimation, and more Emphasizes best practices in the field, providing an approach that is in line with today's professional forensic anthropology


A Laboratory Manual for Forensic Anthropology

A Laboratory Manual for Forensic Anthropology
  • Author : Angi M. Christensen,Nicholas V. Passalacqua
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 January 2018
GET THIS BOOKA Laboratory Manual for Forensic Anthropology

A Laboratory Manual for Forensic Anthropology approaches forensic anthropology as a modern and well-developed science, and includes consideration of forensic anthropology within the broader forensic science community, with extensive use of case studies and recent research, technology and challenges that are applied in field and lab contexts. This book covers all practical aspects of forensic anthropology, from field recoveries, to lab analyses, emphasizing hands-on activities. Topics include human osteology and odontology, examination methods, medicolegal significance, scene processing methods, forensic taphonomy,


Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual

Forensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual
  • Author : Steven N. Byers
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 04 October 2016
GET THIS BOOKForensic Anthropology Laboratory Manual

This manual provides students in academic laboratory courses with hands-on experience of the major processes of forensic anthropology. Designed to accompany the textbook Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, the manual introduces core procedures and protocol, with exercise worksheets to reinforce the methodologies of forensic anthropology and enhance student comprehension. For the fourth edition, the manual has been updated in line with the textbook, incorporating new methods, figures, and worksheets. Each chapter contains explanations of the terminology, osteological features, and measurements needed



Forensic Anthropology Training Manual

Forensic Anthropology Training Manual
  • Author : Karen Ramey Burns
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 September 2015
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Provides basic information on successfully collecting, processing, analyzing, and describing skeletal human remains. Forensic Anthropology Training Manual serves as a practical reference tool and a framework for training in forensic anthropology. The first chapter informs judges, attorneys, law enforcement personnel, and international workers of the information and services available from a professional forensic anthropologist. The first section (Chapters 2-11) is a training guide to assist in the study of human skeletal anatomy. The second section (Chapters 12-17) focuses on the


The Forensic Anthropology Laboratory

The Forensic Anthropology Laboratory
  • Author : Michael W. Warren,Heather A. Walsh-Haney,Laurel Freas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 09 May 2008
GET THIS BOOKThe Forensic Anthropology Laboratory

Presenting a rare glimpse into the various laboratories that involve forensic anthropology, The Forensic Anthropology Laboratory reveals the ways in which anthropologists document, process, and collect data for academic research and practical and legal applications, including time of death, trauma analyses, and the identification of unknown human remains. Drawing from a wide range of sources, the book begins with detailed descriptions of how body donations are received and processed. It includes extraordinary photos documenting the steps taken to ensure that


Exploring Physical Anthropology

Exploring Physical Anthropology
  • Author : Suzanne E. Walker-Pacheco
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 January 2009
GET THIS BOOKExploring Physical Anthropology

This full color lab manual is intended to be used primarily as a text for an introductory laboratory course in physical anthropology but also can serve as a supplementary text or workbook for a lecture class, particularly in the absence of a laboratory offering. Because it provides numerous photos and illustrations, it can be used with a minimum of laboratory materials. This lab manual enables a hands-on approach to learning about the evolutionary processes that resulted in humans through the


Forensic Anthropology

Forensic Anthropology
  • Author : Angi M. Christensen,Nicholas V. Passalacqua,Eric J. Bartelink
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 December 2013
GET THIS BOOKForensic Anthropology

Forensic Anthropology: Current Methods and Practice—winner of a 2015 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from The Text and Academic Authors Association—approaches forensic anthropology through an innovative style using current practices and real case studies drawn from the varied experiences, backgrounds, and practices of working forensic anthropologists. This text guides the reader through all aspects of human remains recovery and forensic anthropological analysis, presenting principles at a level that is appropriate for those new to the field, while at the same


The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science

The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science
  • Author : Kathy Mirakovits,Gina Londino
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe Basics of Investigating Forensic Science

Once confined to four-year colleges and graduate schools, forensic science classes can now be found in local high schools as well as in two-year community colleges. The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science: A Laboratory Manual is designed for the beginning forensic science student and for instructors who wish to provide a solid foundation in basic forensic science topics and laboratory techniques. Divided into five distinct sections, the book covers a broad range of subjects, including fingerprinting, shoeprint analysis, firearms, pathology,


The Bone Book

The Bone Book
  • Author : Robert W. Mann
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release : 12 June 2017
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This manual is the culmination of more than 35 years of skeletal analysis, teaching forensic anthropology and conducting skeletal research at universities and museums in the U.S., Asia, Pacific, Africa, and Europe. While there are many illustrated human osteology and anatomy books available to students and professionals, there is none that approaches the topic of identifying and siding human bones quite like The Bone Book, with its large, annotated color photographs and easy-to-follow steps. Designed for use in either the


Forensic Science Laboratory Manual and Workbook, Third Edition

Forensic Science Laboratory Manual and Workbook, Third Edition
  • Author : Thomas Kubic,Nicholas Petraco
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 April 2009
GET THIS BOOKForensic Science Laboratory Manual and Workbook, Third Edition

A laboratory companion to Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques and other undergraduate texts, Forensic Science Laboratory Manual and Workbook, Third Edition provides a plethora of basic, hands-on experiments that can be completed with inexpensive and accessible instrumentation, making this an ideal workbook for non-science majors and an excellent choice for use at both the high school and college level. This revised edition of a bestselling lab manual provides numerous experiments in odontology, anthropology, archeology, chemistry, and


Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, Pearson eText

Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, Pearson eText
  • Author : Steven N. Byers
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 August 2015
GET THIS BOOKIntroduction to Forensic Anthropology, Pearson eText

Comprehensive and engaging, Introduction to Forensic Anthropology uses thoughtful pedagogy to lead students step-by-step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology material available today. The book offers coverage of all of the major topics in the field with accuracy, intensity, and clarity. Extensive illustrations and photos ensure that the text is accessible for students. As one reviewer says, “there is no other source available that is so comprehensive in its coverage of the methods and issues in the current


Practical Forensic Microscopy

Practical Forensic Microscopy
  • Author : Barbara Wheeler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 May 2021
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An applied approach to teaching forensic microscopy in educational settings, featuring new experiments and an up-to-date overview of the field Practical Forensic Microscopy: A Laboratory Manual, 2nd Edition, is a unique resource that brings the microscopic procedures used by real-world forensic investigators to the college laboratory, providing hands-on knowledge of the microscopes and microscopic techniques used in the field. Presenting a balanced, skills-based approach to the subject, this student-friendly lab manual contains dozens of experiments designed to cover the various



Manual of Forensic Taphonomy

Manual of Forensic Taphonomy
  • Author : James Pokines,Steven A. Symes
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKManual of Forensic Taphonomy

Forensic taphonomy is the study of the postmortem changes to human remains, focusing largely on environmental effects including decomposition in soil and water and interaction with plants, insects, and other animals. While other books have focused on subsets such as forensic botany and entomology, Manual of Forensic Taphonomy is the first update of