Chapter 13. Forensic Context

  1. Dr Wolfram Meier-Augenstein1,2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688762.ch13

Stable Isotope Forensics: An Introduction to the Forensic Application of Stable Isotope Analysis

Stable Isotope Forensics: An Introduction to the Forensic Application of Stable Isotope Analysis

How to Cite

Meier-Augenstein, W. (2010) Forensic Context, in Stable Isotope Forensics: An Introduction to the Forensic Application of Stable Isotope Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470688762.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification, University of Dundee, UK

  2. 2

    SCRI, Invergowrie, Dundee, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517055

Online ISBN: 9780470688762

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Keywords:

  • forensic context - identification and comparison of various samples;
  • GC-flame ionization detection (FID) method, determining presence of aromatic hydrocarbons using relative retention;
  • forensic science - application and interpretation of scientific tests and observations, individual legal case circumstance context;
  • long-established legal requirement - scientific methods used in evidence in court of law to be recognized by scientific authorities;
  • automated instrumentation - achieving analytical goals using spectroscopic and mass spectrometry (MS)-based technologies