Forensic Science Characterization of Sand

    Volume 20, Issue 3 (July 1975)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 July 1975

    Page Count: 16


    Fitzpatrick, F
    Research Assistant and Assistant Professor, School of Criminology, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.

    Thornton, JI
    Research Assistant and Assistant Professor, School of Criminology, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.

    (Received 10 September 1974; accepted 5 November 1975)

    Abstract

    The occurrence of sand as a separate soil component is common in many desert and beach communities and in streambeds. When it occurs as physical evidence in a crime scene, it therefore becomes important to attempt to characterize sand from the environment from which it has originated.


    Paper ID: JFS10292J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10292J

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