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In 2019, the final draft of, ‘Forensic Soil Science and Geology’ was submitted to the Geological Society of London. Publication is expected to be in 2021, as a ‘Special Publication’ series. Some of the papers are available online at the following link: https://sp.lyellcollection.org/online-first/492
The application of forensic geology to investigate the substitution of zinc ingots between China and Brazil Fábio Augusto da Silva Salvador, Matheus Pereira Nogueira e Silva, Ricardo de Oliveira Mascarenhas and Anelize Manuela Bahniuk Rumbelsperger) Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 4 November 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2018-83
Analysis of soil following a police-led open area search and the recovery of a cold-case homicide grave L. J. Donnelly, J. Cassella, D. Pirrie, L. Dawson, G. Blom, A. Davidson, P. Arnold, M. Harrison and C. Hope Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 29 October 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-337
Automated mineralogical profiling of soils as an indicator of local bedrock lithology: a tool for predictive forensic geolocation Duncan Pirrie, Daniel E. Crean, Allan J. Pidduck, Timothy M. Nicholls, Roy P. Awbery and Robin K. Shail Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 25 October 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2019-42
The forensic comparison of trace amounts of soil on a pyjama top with hypersulphidic subaqueous soil from a river as evidence in a homicide cold case Robert W. Fitzpatrick and Mark D. Raven Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 28 August 2019, https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2019-59
Trace evidence examination using laboratory and synchrotron X-ray diffraction techniques Mark D. Raven, Robert W. Fitzpatrick and Peter G. Self Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 28 August 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2019-36
Evaluation of forensic soil traces from a crime scene: robbery of a safety deposit box in Brazil S. A. Testoni, V. F. Melo, L. A. Dawson, F. A. S. Salvador and L. V. Prandel Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 28 August 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2019-35
Comparison of geophysical and botanical results in simulated clandestine graves in rural and tropical environments in Colombia, South America Carlos Martin Molina and Jamie K. Pringle Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 22 August 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-290
The forensic application of ground-penetrating radar, Tekoha Jevy indigenous village, Paraná, Brazil Rafael E. Canata, Fábio A. S. Salvador, Welitom R. Borges, Francisco J. F. Ferreira, Eduardo X. Seimetz, Ivan Pinto and Eduardo O. Barros Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 22 August 2019, https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-329
A case study in forensic soil examination from China Hongling Guo, Ping Wang, Can Hu, Jun Zhu, XueYing Yang, Yangke Quan, HongCheng Mei and JinFeng Li Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 30 July 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-307
The importance of forensic soil science and geology being connected to mainstream forensic science Hilton Kobus and James Robertson Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 30 July 2019, https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-314
Dealing with different forensic targets: geoscientists at crime scenes P. M. Barone and R. M. Di Maggio Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 23 July 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-274
Plant wax compounds and soil microbial DNA profiles to ascertain urban land use type L. A. Dawson, L. M. Macdonald and K. Ritz Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 17 July 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2018-65
Portable X-ray fluorescence (PXRF) spectrometry of earth materials: considerations for forensic analysis Elisa Bergslien Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 11 July 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-346
The desktop study – an essential element of geoforensic search: homicide and environmental cases (west Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK) Alastair Ruffell and Lorraine Barry Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 11 July 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-333
Geoforensics in Italy: education and research standards R. M. Di Maggio and P. M. Barone Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 9 July 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-273
Soil DNA: advances in DNA technology offers a powerful new tool for forensic science Jennifer M. Young, Denice Higgins and Jeremy J. Austin Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 4 July 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2017-351
Geographical Information Science (GIS), spatial sampling and sediment variability examined using a case of manslaughter Jennifer McKinley and Alastair Ruffell Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 17 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2018-16
Identifying the source of illicit gold from South America Roger D. Dixon and Roland K. W. Merkle Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 492, 14 June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1144/SP492-2018-15