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Forensic Entomology
From Friday, March 10 2017
To Sunday, March 12 2017
Every day

 Sponsor: University of California, Riverside Extension Center

Description: An overview on what to search for and how to handle items found when recovering entomological evidence at crime scenes. Discussions include:

-The basic principles of entomology
-The biological and ecological aspects of common arthropods

Lab exercises and simulated field studies provide practical experience in how to gather, interpret, record, preserve, and use entomological specimens in forensic investigations.

 

Location: UCR Extension Center, 1200 University Ave, Riverside CA 92507
Contact: Jennifer Campbell This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , https://www.extension.ucr.edu/course/718770/ENTMX415/ForensicEntomolog

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Digital-Image Management at Mass Gravesites

SKELETONIZED REMAINS that were carefully unearthed from the desert sands of Iraq tell their own story: the bones of an adult, still dressed in a woman’s apparel, lie supine. The skull is perforated by a bullet hole. Tucked in the space between the ribs and the left humerus is a much smaller skeleton, bones in the skull un-fused, and the fully clothed body partially swaddled in a blanket.

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