Robert Morrison, «Environmental Forensics»

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Robert Morrison, «Environmental Forensics»

Robert Morrison, «Environmental Forensics»
CRC Press | ISBN 0849320585 | 1999 Year | PDF | 9,15 Mb | 384 Pages


Environmental Forensics details techniques in a language that science can appreciate, and the legal community can understand. The author details non-chemical methods such as corrosion modeling, inventory reconciliation, and aerial photography interpretation. He emphasizes the chemical fingerprinting techniques that are used to identify the origin and age of a contaminant release. The book recounts case studies and misused techniques that commonly bias the scientific validity of trial exhibits. Morrison pinpoints those portions of an environmental report that are "target rich" sources of scientific biases. He identifies these potential biases and explains how to interpret them.