Manual of Forensic Taphonomy
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Specific chapters address a range of issues related to: Varying burial environments Animal scavenging and transport Fluvial and human transport Cultural modifications Marine environments Subaerial weathering Thermal alteration Recovery methods used in collecting the remains The book discusses inherent variations in survivability of different bones, degradation of DNA in different environments, and organisms involved in soft-tissue decomposition which result in skeletonization. Edited by two of the most distinguished experts in
Amanda R Hale said Five Stars. It is a great synthesis on forensic taphonomy. The best currently available.
He is also the Forensic Anthropologist for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Boston.Steven A. Dr. In addition, he has authored more than 50 publications and delivered over 100 papers, lectures and workshops on a variety of forensic anthropology topics. He has been involved with hands-on forensic anthro
Symes, PhD., D.-A.B.F.A., is an associate professor in the Applied Forensic Sciences and Anthropology Departments at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania. He is also the Forensic Anthropologist for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Boston.Steven A. Because of his specialty in criminal dismemberment and mutilation, he has worked a number of serial homicides, and has provided analysis of cut marks in nearly 200 dismemberment cases and roughly 400 knife wound cases. . Bass, founder of the Anthropological Research Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Pokines,