This is a guide for the documentation, collection, and preservation of soil and other geological evidence for use in criminal investigations. Sampling for environmental geology is outside of its scope. It is designed as a resource for professionals whose job responsibilities include the collection and preservation of soil evidence and for forensic scientists to enable them to advise crime scene investigators.
Keywordssoil; dust; debris; sediment; sand; gravel
This guide describes the goals and techniques for the collection of soils in criminal forensic investigations
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.Back to Top
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