The Application of In-Situ Reflectance Spectroscopy for the Detection of Mass Graves

Authors: Norton, E.A., Wessling, R. and Mouazen, A.

Conference: American Academy of Forensic Sciences 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting

Dates: 21-26 February 2011

Journal: American Academy of Forensic Sciences Proceedings 2011

Volume: 17

Pages: 196

Publisher: American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Place of Publication: Online PDF

Abstract:

The oral presentation aimed to demonstrate how in-situ reflectance spectroscopy could be used to aid in the location and detection of single or mass graves. Additionally, the presentation advocated the potential for further research to be conducted at human natural burial grounds within the United Kingdom and also aimed to introduce in situ reflectance spectroscopy for application in forensic contexts.

The presentation introduced a potential quick, non-invasive tool which could be utilised within the initial search, location, and detection of mass graves.

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Source: Manual

Preferred by: Emily Norton

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