Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

Editor/Author Huffman, Jane E. and Wallace, John R.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $175.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $263.92
ISBN: 978-0-47-066258-8
Category: Science - Biology
Image Count: 128
Book Status: Available
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Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications provides an accessible and practical approach to the key areas involved in this developing subject. The book contains case studies throughout the text that take the reader from the field, to the lab analysis to the court room, giving a complete insight into the path of forensic evidence and demonstrating how current techniques can be applied to wildlife forensics.

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Developments in Forensic Science
  • About the Editors
  • Contributors
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 1: Wildlife Ownership
  • Chapter 2: Society for Wildlife Forensic Science
  • Chapter 3: The Application of Forensic Science to Wildlife Evidence
  • Chapter 4: Defining a Crime Scene and Physical Evidence Collection
  • Chapter 5: Forensic Evidence Collection and Cultural Motives for Animal Harvesting
  • Chapter 6: Forensic Entomology and Wildlife
  • Chapter 7: Wildlife Forensic Pathology and Toxicology in Wound Analysis and Pesticide Poisoning
  • Chapter 8: The Use of Hair Morphology in the Identification of Mammals
  • Chapter 9: Plants and Wildlife Forensics
  • Chapter 10: Identification of Reptile Skin Products Using Scale Morphology
  • Chapter 11: Best Practices in Wildlife Forensic DNA
  • Chapter 12: Statistics for Wildlife Forensic DNA
  • Chapter 13: Forensic DNA Analysis of Wildlife Evidence
  • Chapter 14: DNA Applications and Implementation
  • Chapter 15: Conservation Genetics and Wildlife Forensics of Birds
  • Chapter 16: Wildlife Forensics in Thailand:
  • Chapter 17: The Future of Wildlife Forensic Science
  • Color Plates