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Book Review: An Introduction to Forensic Geoscience

An Introduction to Forensic GeoscienceBy Elisa BergslienISBN: 978-1-4051-6054-4Paperback514 pagesMay 2012, Wiley-Blackwell Geophysicist and meterologist Alfred Wegener once lamented in the foreword of his " The Origin of Continents and Oceans " that " We are like a judge confronted by a defendant who declines answer, and we must determine the truth from the circumstantial evidence.[] "; he continues " It is only by combing the information furnished by all the earth sciences that we can hope to determine "truth"… "It seems that these words can be used also to describe the book " An Introduction to Forensic Geoscience ", published in 2012 and written by hydrogeologist Elisa Bergslien , as she demonstrate in 11 main chapters how methods used in the fields of geology, geography, geomorphology, sedimentology, mineralogy and petrology, palaeontology and biology can be used to collect evidence and help to solve crimes...

October 11, 2012 — David Bressan

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