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Author Stejskal, Susan M

Title Death, decomposition, and detection dogs : from science to scene / Susan M. Stejskal
Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2012


Description 1 online resource
Contents Know the Nose; Perception; Anatomy; Odor Detection and Olfactory Receptor Cells; Species and Breed Differences; Orthogonal Devices; Forensic Taphonomy: Breaking Down Is Hard to Do; Taphonomy Defined; The Body; Normal Cell Composition; Cellular Decomposition; Systemic Decomposition; Stages of Decomposition; Stage 1: Immediate; Stage 2: Early; Stage 3: Putrefaction; Stage 4: Post Putrefaction; Final Breakdown; Special States of Decomposition; Mummification; Adipocere: Grave Wax or Death Soap; Bugs, Bodies, and Beyond; Primary Environmental Factors; Temperature; Microbiology: The Little Bugs; Entomology: The Big Bugs; Meet the Pigs; Secondary Environmental Variables; Soil; Burial; Scavengers; Extreme Conditions; Water; Making Sense Out of Scent: The A, B, C, D's; A: About; B: Bacteria and Bodies; C: Chemistry (Made Simple); D: Decomposition; Earth, Wind, and Odor; Introduction; Chemistry: Highlights of Chapter; The Dog's Nose Knows; Weather or Not; Earth: The Dirt on Soil; Ground Cover: Plants and More; Water World; Special Situations: Inside; What's New: Back to Orthogonal; Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks Using New; Technology; Maps; Weather or Not; Using This Information; A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words; Introduction; Case 1: Cold Weather/Short Term/Land; Case 2: Hot Weather/Short Term/Land; Case 3: Hot Weather/Short Term/Water; Case 4: Long Term/Land; Case 5: Long Term/Land-Water; Case 6: Long Term/Burial; Beginning of the End
Notes "A CRC title."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Forensic taphonomy.
Human decomposition.
Police dogs.
Detector dogs.
Crime scene searches.
Forensic Anthropology -- methods
Forensic Medicine -- methods
PSYCHOLOGY -- Forensic Psychology.
Crime scene searches.
Detector dogs.
Forensic taphonomy.
Human decomposition.
Police dogs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781439878385