+44 1803 865913
Edited By: Adrian Linacre
162 pages, 84 black & white illus
Bringing together the most recent literature, this book provides an in-depth look at the field of wildlife forensic examination. Offering practical guidance, it helps investigators and lab technicians decide on best methods, including a determination of when basic microscopy is sufficient, when DNA testing should occur, and what tests or combination of tests should be executed in a particular circumstance. The text illustrates how to identify the species and geographic region of origin of an unknown sample. International contributors separate truth from myth in providing information and insight regarding the wide scope of endangered animal trafficking for meats, arts, curios, aphrodisiacs, and traditional medicines.
CITES & Legal Aspects. Role of Forensic Science. Species Identification by Microscopy. Species Identification by DNA. Linkage of Samples by DNA. Standard Analytical Chemistry Techniques. Geographical Determination by ICPMS. Combination of Analytical Testing Methods.
There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!
University of Strathelyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Your orders support book donation projects
Well pleased! Excellent service as usual. Would also like to mention how prompt delivery is.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985