About this workshop
This full mock grave excavation will cover special topics including remote sensing techniques such as aerial photography and drone / FLIR footage, hands on experience with scent dogs, GPR, GPS, and Faro 3D mapping, forensic archaeological methods, scene photography, and proper evidence collection.
Analysis in the laboratory will then include the inventory, measurement, and estimation of age, sex, ancestry, stature, pathology, individuating features, etc., of genuine skeletal material in the form of a complete human skeleton.
This workshop caters to all levels of experience including medico-legal death investigators, and law enforcement seeking continuing education credits.
JUNE 8-13 | 8 AM-5 PM
Morning | Intros / rules, lecture, case intro, drone search, scent dogs
Afternoon | Finding the region of interest (line search, flagging, clearing the land)
Morning | Geophys, mapping, etc
Afternoon | Establishing the grave, gridding
Morning | Begin excavation / evidence collection
Afternoon | Continue excavation / evidence collection
Morning | Continue excavation / evidence collection
Afternoon | Close site
Morning | Lab analysis (including anthropology lecture)
Afternoon | Lab analysis
Morning | Surface remains
Afternoon | Lab analysis / close of class
Timeline: June 8-13 | 8 AM-5 PM
Location: UW-Parkside campus and grounds
Investment: $749 (10% price increase after May 25)
Credits Available: credits pending
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