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Advances in Geophysical Methods Applied to Forensic Investigations

New Developments in Acquisition and Data Analysis Methodologies


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Giovanni Leucci
    Pages 1-9
  3. Giovanni Leucci
    Pages 11-48
  4. Giovanni Leucci
    Pages 221-255
  5. Giovanni Leucci
    Pages 257-296
  6. Giovanni Leucci
    Pages 297-298

About this book


This book provides a general introduction to the most important geophysical exploration methods and their application to forensic sciences. It describes physical principles, campaign procedures and processing, as well as interpretation techniques, while also highlighting new acquisition and data analysis procedures.

A large section of the book is devoted to applications, from measurements to the interpretation of data. Further, the book shows how to design and perform a forensic survey, and offers guidance on selecting the best method for the problem at hand, and on selecting the best type of data acquisition and processing. Written in straightforward language and chiefly intended as an introductory text for students in several scientific fields, the book also offers a useful guide for specialists who want to expand their expertise in this fascinating discipline.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Cultural Heritage SciencesNational Research CouncilLecceItaly

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