Encyclopedia Of Forensic Sciences by Jay A. SiegelEncyclopedia Of Forensic Sciences by Jay A. Siegel

Encyclopedia Of Forensic Sciences

byJay A. Siegel, Jay A. Siegel, Pekka J. Saukko

Other | December 28, 2012

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Forensic science includes all aspects of investigating a crime, including: chemistry, biology and physics, and also incorporates countless other specialties. Today, the service offered under the guise of "forensic science’ includes specialties from virtually all aspects of modern science, medicine, engineering, mathematics and technology. The Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, Second Edition is a reference source that will inform both the crime scene worker and the laboratory worker of each other’s protocols, procedures and limitations.

Written by leading scientists in each area, every article is peer reviewed to establish clarity, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. As reflected in the specialties of its Editorial Board, the contents covers the core theories, methods and techniques employed by forensic scientists – and applications of these that are used in forensic analysis.

  • This 4-volume set represents a 30% growth in articles from the first edition, with a particular increase in coverage of DNA and digital forensics
  • Includes an international collection of contributors
  • The second edition features a new 21-member editorial board, half of which are internationally based
  • Includes over 300 articles, approximately 10pp on average
  • Each article features a) suggested readings which point readers to additional sources for more information, b) a list of related Web sites, c) a 5-10 word glossary and definition paragraph, and d) cross-references to related articles in the encyclopedia
  • Available online via SciVerse ScienceDirect. Please visit www.info.sciencedirect.com for more information
  • This new edition continues the reputation of the first edition, which was awarded an Honorable Mention in the prestigious Dartmouth Medal competition for 2001. This award honors the creation of reference works of outstanding quality and significance, and is sponsored by the RUSA Committee of the American Library Association
Dr. Saukko is currently Professor of Forensic Medicine and Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine of the University of Turku, Finland.He graduated in medicine from the University of Vienna, Austria in 1975 and was certified as a Specialist in Forensic Medicine in 1981 by the National Board of Health, Finland. In 1983 he received a...
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Title:Encyclopedia Of Forensic SciencesFormat:OtherDimensions:2250 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 28, 2012Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123821665

ISBN - 13:9780123821669

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Sections

Anthropology

Behavioral

Biology

Chemistry

Digital Evidence

Documents

Engineering

Forensic Medicine

Foundations

Investigations

Legal

Management

Methods

Pattern Evidence

Professional

Toxicology