Forensic Geo-Archaeology in Italy: Materials for a Standardisation
International Journal of Archaeology
Volume 3, Issue 1-1, January 2015, Pages: 45-56
Received: Dec. 17, 2014; Accepted: Dec. 18, 2014; Published: Jan. 11, 2015
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Pier Matteo Barone, Archaeology and Classics Program, The American University of Rome, Via P. Roselli, 4 – 00153 Rome, Italy; Geoscienze Forensi Italia®, Forensic Geoscience Italy Team, Rome, Italy.
Rosa Maria Di Maggio, Geoscienze Forensi Italia®, Forensic Geoscience Italy Team, Rome, Italy.
Carlotta Ferrara, Geoscienze Forensi Italia®, Forensic Geoscience Italy Team, Rome, Italy.; Department of Mathematics and Physics, University of Roma Tre, Via della Vasca Navale, 84 – 00146 Rome, Italy
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The so-called ‘CSI effect’ was recently observed in the Italian judicial system. The reason for the increase in instances of this effect is the lack of a standard geo-archaeological procedure in conducting a forensic investigation. To avoid the harmful consequences of this lack of standardisation, it is necessary to develop a robust geo-archaeological protocol for use during every crime scene investigation.
Forensic Archaeology, Forensic Geophysics, Forensic Geology, CSI Effect, International Protocol
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Pier Matteo Barone, Rosa Maria Di Maggio, Carlotta Ferrara, Forensic Geo-Archaeology in Italy: Materials for a Standardisation, International Journal of Archaeology. Special Issue: Archaeological Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 1-1, 2015, pp. 45-56. doi: 10.11648/j.ija.s.2015030101.16
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